Don’t make them compete if they like to collaborate. Picking the right Team Building style for your event will help your team be more receptive. Team Building events can be physical, collaborative, creative, challenging, competitive or high energy, etc. Your job is selecting the style of event that your team will enjoy, while still being […]
Since January 2012, over 925 care packages have been sent out to service men and women via TeamBonding’s Operation Military Care team building activity. How!? Through teams like yours! Your team can really make a difference by acknowledging the contributions of our military and providing these special gifts as they serve overseas.
In order to build a team, we must first form bonds. Take atoms for example. An atom is the smallest building block of everything that exists today. Everything! To become everything you see and touch, atoms must work together. They need to bond with other atoms. Atoms that don’t bond are …well… just atoms. Each […]
How many care packages have been sent out via TeamBonding’s Operation Military Care program since January 2012?
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.
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 the sort of people we are. In this installment we talk to Dana, one of our team building event planning gurus, about building teamwork, meeting the goals of the company […]
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Make sure your team understands the difference between a meaningful event that is fun and just not having to “work”. A quality Team Building event and facilitator will ensure your staff enjoys themselves; after all… that’s the best, most effective type of Team Building. However, if they see the event as just a break from […]
In the world of group development, if you’ve gotten this far, you’ve gotten the brass ring. You’ve won the game. You have boldly gone where no team has gone before. Okay, so maybe you’re not the only team to get here, but you’re still kind of a big deal! You know what I’m talking about […]
It would be entertaining to watch Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson play a round of mini golf! Alas, the majority (exactly 50% actually) of you guessed wrong. This playing field is best equipped for the infamous Tiger Woods. Looking for an effective team building event?
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Set the expectations of the event for the venue staff, so they don’t panic at all the activity and potential noise. Some Team Building events can get pretty crazy (by design, because that makes them more fun… and more effective!) But don’t scare the venue staff when they see your team running around being crazy.
Now Departing: “Storming”, Next Stop: “Norming” It’s the calm after the storm. The battles have been fought, the decisions have been made, and now the dust is settling. Your team has made it to the Norming stage of Tuckman’s Model of Group Development! Really you should be celebrating, because not all teams make it to […]
Getting off to a rough start can kill your fun team building event before things get going… and delays are a rough start. It’s a huge bummer when you are excited about starting a fun team building event, but there is a delay because the entire group isn’t there yet. So you end up waiting…
When team building programs lack adequate space for activities it can really put a damper on the fun. Team building programs can be difficult to plan. Many things can put a storm cloud over the process, and not having enough space is one of those things. Do you want your team to be involved, enthusiastic, having […]
So, did you solve this week’s Wordless Wednesday mystery?! This live action photo was taken during one of our best team building programs. 80% of you selected the right missing piece! Guess our Photoshop skills are not up to par after all… The nation’s most prestigious espionage training academy, School for Spies, is training the […]
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 […]
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To see the missing piece, check out this week’s featured program.
The gold stars you got as a 5-year old weren’t a fluke… they work… for any age. People respond to prizes and you don’t have to break your budget to offer them for successful team building. Besides, you need to keep the prizes small (but meaningful) to keep your team’s attention focused on the inherent […]
The Team Building Team 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 the sort of people we are. In this installment we talk to Paul, one of our most requested facilitators, about building teamwork, meeting the goals of […]