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Be a Space Hog & Don’t Feel Bad | Team Building Programs Tip

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Lack of adequate space for the activities can really put a damper on the fun.

Many things can put a storm cloud over your team building programs,  and not having enough space is one of those things.  Do you want your team to be involved, enthusiastic, having fun and bonding with their co-workers… or complaining about not having enough space?
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Team Building Tip: Avoid Sore Feet!

Preparation is the key to any successful Team Building event, but it isn’t just about planning the event.  Make sure your team is also fully prepared.

This includes making sure they are aware of the appropriate clothing and shoes to wear to the event. It’s really hard to have fun with sore toes!
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Team Building Tip: Surprise me! But really, no.

It may seem like a good idea to surprise your team with a team building exercise, but this is generally a no-no.

It is much easier to encourage participation, have fun and enjoy an event when participants are not surprised. That being said, don’t tell them everything about the event, because it will ruin the fun.
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Team Building Tip: What’s in a Name?

Do not call your team building exercise “team building.”

People have preconceived notions about what to expect from team building events and they are not always excited about them. Instead, refer to the activity itself.
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Team Building Quotes: Never Say “I”

“The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say ‘I.’ And that’s not because they have trained themselves not to say ‘I.’

They don’t think ‘I.’ They think ‘we’; they think ‘team.’

They understand their job to be to make the team function. They accept responsibility and don’t sidestep it, but ‘we’ gets the credit…. This is what creates trust, what enables you to get the task done.”

- Peter Drucker

More Team Building Quotes

More Team Building Quotes

What we need to do is learn to work in the system, by which I mean that everybody, every team, every platform, every division, every component is there not for individual competitive profit or recognition, but for contribution to the system as a whole on a win-win basis. Read more ›

Team Building Quotes

I always look for a source of inspirational team building quotes for my signature, for my proposals, for my website and often just to see what people have said and are saying about the industry that I love. I thought my blog could be a good resource for you.

Coming together is a beginning.
Keeping together is progress.
Working together is success.
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Olympic Day – Celebrating your team’s Gold Medal Performance

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I can only imagine that there is something special about getting up on the podium and accepting a Gold Medal for your efforts on behalf of your country. The pride associated with achieving top recognition and award for successfully reaching your stated goals, and of course surpassing the competition.

As we think about the quest for Gold, let’s think about how we can inspire Gold Medal performances in our teams. For more on Rewarding and Recognizing great teams check out Bob Nelsons Book 1001 Way to Reward and Recognize.

Here are some of our favorite tips for building that capacity in your team: Read more ›

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