Posts tagged: team building exercises

Green Lunches | 3 Green Team Building Ideas That Work

#3 Green lunches build strong teams.

Did you bring lunch to elementary school in your Spiderman or Tweety Bird lunch bag? Well, for a lot of us, that is probably the last time we were very “green” about eating lunch.

As the eco-friendly phenomena continues to surge forward, now is as good a time as any to dust off the reusable lunch bag and start bringing a greener lunch to work.

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Greenscaping | 3 Green Team Building Ideas That Rock

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#2 Greenscape your workspace.

Now that you’re carpooling to work, want to greenscape your workspace? Here’s what you do.

Spread some seed around your desk, use of all-natural corn and gluten fertilizers and watch it grow. We kid! Wed kid!

Going green isn’t just about what you do at home, but growing a lush garden around your rolly chair would be a little…challenging.

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Splash! Team Building Communication Exercise

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During school, talking amongst your classmates was discouraged. Chatty Cathy was always sent to sit in the corner, facing the wall, and in high school that became detention.

Within team environments in the workplace however, you want good communication. Talking is encouraged, expected, and required.

Enhance collaboration and productivity with this team building communication exercise.

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DIY Team Building Exercise: Warm Fuzzies

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Get started with this simple DIY team building exercise.

DIY EXERCISE GOAL: Participants will gain a deeper understanding of their own personal value.

This is an ideal ice breaker for teams that have worked together for some period of time.
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Team Building Exercise: Toys R Us

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Get started with this simple DIY team building exercise.

EXERCISE GOAL: Participants will gain a deeper understanding of themselves and those around them.
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Throwback Thursday: Team Building Lessons from College

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Remember the good old days of college?

Bonding with friends over late nights filled with coffee, work and stressful deadlines?

Wait… these things probably sound familiar…

There are many parallels between experiences in college and your current job. This is especially true with team bonding in your company, and team bonding in fraternities and sororities.

Here are three team building lessons learned from Greek life that you can apply to building stronger bonds today.

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Team Building Exercise: Break the Ice & Be a Hero

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How do you reach great feats and save the day? A team is required for that.

Where would Batman (nay, Gotham!) be without Alfred? Doesn’t Super Mario need a little help from Toad and Luigi on occasion? Of course!

These great partnerships did not magically appear. Ok, maybe there was a little magic involved, but these relationships took time, just like any other team.

Whether you’re part of a dynamic duo or an entire league of extraordinary gentlemen, teams need chemistry.

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Team Building Exercise: Mammoth Monument

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Get started with this simple DIY team building exercise.

Let us know how it goes!

EXERCISE GOAL: To create an icon that serves to represent and unite the participants as a single team.
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Valenteam – Sweetheart Ideas for Meeting Energizers and Team Builders

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Valentine’s Day is the sweetest holiday of the bunch.

The energy created between sweethearts is second to none, but creating energy within your team is equally as important.

Here are some fantastic team builders that also function as meeting energizers, and they work with onsite staff as well as staff you have out there in the virtual world.

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Holiday Parties that Rock – Ideas to make your party profitable

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It seems that many budget lines have felt the wrath of the delete button over the years, but the Holiday Party remains.  From social drinks and meal to a couples dance and annual awards – the holiday party is holding strong. That being said, as a forward thinking manager you can utilize the holiday party budget for some team development.

Team building is inspired by one of 3 F’s – Fun, Fast Forward and Fix.  Fix is when we have a super tuff group with dynamic issues and is not functioning at their peak – and that’s not something we are going to work on over the holidays – we’ll have plenty of that with our in-laws visiting (LOL). Read more ›

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