Halloween is just around the corner. My daughters are picking out their ghoulish costumes … one a princess and the other a dead bride (gulp). Seems as kids get older the scarier their costumes get, my princess is 5 and my bride is 10. By the time kids become adults they can get even scarier […]
TeamBonding works with companies across the country looking to build stronger teams within their organizations, so naturally, employee engagement is a topic that comes up often. It’s a term that’s been buzzing over the past couple of years as organizations search high and low for the perfect formula to decrease turnover, increase enthusiasm and maximize […]
For me, inspiration comes from all over; from reading, traveling, writing and constantly inquiring about the world around me. Last February, my family and I visited my daughter Baylee who was studying abroad in Europe. As part of the trip we went to Prague and Budapest. Although I might argue that the beer spa in […]
The day before our new TeamBonding website went live I was on a call with a potential strategic partner who said, “I just love your website, the colors, the design, the overall feel and it is the best one I have seen from a team building company.” On a typical day this conversation would make […]
Many people are working longer and harder, thinking that this will solve the problem of an ever-increasing workload. But they are still falling behind, becoming chronically overwhelmed, and burning out. Work is where we spend much of our time.
To me the holiday season starts and ends with Thanksgiving. It is a holiday that brings people together, families, friends, co-workers. It is a time when and if possible, we are together with those that mean the most to us and this holiday really hasn’t fallen into religious or retail exploitation.
Improv comedy will teach you to improv life. Life is rough sometimes (all the time) with these walls and barriers and judgments we’ve set for ourselves.
Yesterday we received an email from a client about her experience with our charity bike build. As per usual, the email was forwarded from our Event Managers to our Client Solutions Managers to our Facilitators on to our Production Team and then circulated around the rest of our office. Each forward contained a message of […]
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 […]
Connecting with teams globally often is achieved with social media tools like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn. These social media tools have become a regular form of doing business in today’s global workplace. Many managers consider the risks of connecting via social media to far outweigh the benefits. This can be true, however used effectively by conscientious […]
In this series of articles we take five minutes to chat with a member of the TeamBonding team so you can get to know us. In this first instalment we talk to Michael, one of our top facilitators, about team building, tree climbing and double cheeseburgers…
The following is a set of five tips we discovered from Richard Davies, Head of European employee communications, EBAY. 1. Win your audience every session – your brand is only as good as your last briefing. Hold yourself accountable for the time your audience invests in your meeting. 2. Coach your presenters to be engaging and […]
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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.
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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 […]
As summer time ticks away the stores have gone from seasonal sections of gardening and outdoor to school supplies. Aisles upon aisles filled with everything from erasers and rulers to back packs and water bottles. There is a palpable excitement amongst the youngest of school goers as the seasons change from summer to school. That […]
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 […]
There is nothing more demoralizing for a team then working on a project or job that has no distinct beginning, middle, or end. Humans like to know where they are going, how their progress is coming, and when they get there. Your business projects should be no different. Take these three phases into consideration and […]
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Number 3 on TeamBonding’s list of “TOP 10: reasons why we make a great partner in helping companies build strong teams is: No Smoke & Mirrors When I started TeamBonding, the web was in its early stages. In those days, our clients knew us, trusted us, and most often met us before we delivered their team […]
Number 2 on TeamBonding’s list of “TOP 10” reasons why we make a great partner in helping companies build strong teams is: Customization is our Middle Name. As Client Solutions Manager, I am the first point of contact for clients, so it falls on me to provide a valuable experience from start to finish. Try custom team […]
I don’t know about you, but the first day back at work after pushing the clock ahead an hour hurts. It hurts a bit more to get out of bed, and it hurts to get through the day without a seventh cup of coffee (I’m well caffeinated). Let’s use this change of personal energy to […]