In this series of articles, we take five minutes to chat with a member of the TeamBonding team so you can get an idea of what sort of people we are.
In this installment we talked to Verena, our new Corporate Events Planner, about her most memorable TeamBonding experience, her favorite food, and more.
How long have you been with TeamBonding?
I started at the end of January 2016.
What is your most memorable TeamBonding experience?
The very first week I started I had the opportunity to attend a Charity Bike Build event in Boston. It was such a great experience to see the program live – the best part was at the end when the Boys and Girls Club kids ran in to accept their brand new bikes.
If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Pizza… and chocolate. If I had to choose one though, I’d go with chocolate pizza.
Describe yourself in three words:
German (JA!), loyal, passionate.
Something people may not know about you:
Monday through Friday I’m in bed by 9 pm.
What are the top 3 things on your bucket list?
Adopting a greyhound, traveling to Costa Rica, taking a picture in front of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Communication affects teamwork in positive and negative ways. The quantity and quality of communication within a team and from leadership affects teamwork. The more collaboration your projects require the more assertive and intentional your communication should be. Every member of the team needs to take the initiative to communicate. When a team is not actively communicating, their work is at stake. It’s important for everyone to learn how to communicate effectively in order to work effectively. (more…)
Team building brings people together by encouraging collaboration and teamwork. Fun activities that help people see each other in a different light allow them to connect in a different setting. People on your team are asked to think about the implications of these activities at their workplace.
Don’t have the big budget for a team building extravaganza? No worries! We’ve got you covered with plenty of DIY activities you can choose from in our DIY Store. You don’t always need tons of time or money for a big team retreat. Take a look at some of our most popular DIY activities down below.
Company culture is becoming a more important aspect of the workplace. Now more than ever, companies are going all out to provide a wonderful experience for their employees. The focus has shifted to making sure they’re happy, engaged and having fun at work. After all, it’s a big factor when choosing where to work. Having fun is key to effectively managing and improving employees’ productivity as it contributes directly to your company culture. It also improves teamwork, builds better trusting relationships and can help increase retention rates.
Team building exercises with PowerPoints and icebreakers are great. But if you really want your team to come together than blurting off odd facts probably won’t cut it. When you’re looking to get your corporate team out of the office and interacting with each other, check out these 9 Best Team Building Activities in Atlanta.
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