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Feature Friday | Outdoor Team Building Activities

Outdoor Team Building Activities for The Summer Season Supply List: a few PVC pipes, several feet of rope, a roll of duct tape, a couple of garbage bags or tarps and a pack of beach balls

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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.

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Team Building Plan Tip: Always Respect the Mojo

For the best experience possible, you have to let the mojo flow. It’s a perfect storm… the facilitator has your team working together to build bikes, move a marble across the room or solve the latest CSI case, they’re having a blast and bonding… exactly like you wanted them to.  And then… it all comes crashing down because of an interruption that wasn’t part of your team building plan. (more…)

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Meet Team Building Intern, Jillian

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.

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Feature Friday | Charity Team Building Activities

Wind in your hair, your parent’s hand supporting your back while guiding you along, an ear-to-ear grin spread wide across your face…

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Team Building Details Tip | The Little Things are the Big Things

A successful event isn’t just about picking the right event and venue, it’s about the little things too. There are a few more team building details that goes into it. If your team is fired up and ready to win the scavenger hunt, game show or make the best chili, the last thing you want is for all that enthusiasm to come to a screeching halt because your planning didn’t allow enough time for setup.

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Feature Friday | Summer Team Building

What is so special about using liquid nitrogen for your summer team building program?

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Team Building Details Tip: Don’t Fall Victim to The Slump!

The post-lunch slump makes you think “nap time”. What do you think it does to your team? You can’t fight biology… regardless of how involved your team is in the event, there is going to be a mid-afternoon enthusiasm “challenge”.  Preparing for this is the best way to keep up the momentum and stop your team from sneaking off to find the nearest couch. (more…)

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Feature Friday | Employee Training Programs

You have a great team, right? And you want to keep that team. Retaining employees is vital to success.

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Splash | Team Building Communication Exercise

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.

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Team Building Tip: Competitive v.s. Collaborative

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.

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Feature Friday | Heroic Team Building Activity

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!

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DIY Team Building Exercise | Warm Fuzzies

Get started with this simple DIY team building exercise. DIY EXERCISE GOAL: Participants will gain a deeper understanding of their own personal value.

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Meet Team Building Event Planner, Dana

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.

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Team Building Tip: Set Expectations on Focused Fun

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 work where they can gab on their cell phones and come and go as they please, the event won’t have the lasting impact you’re hoping for. (more…)

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Performing as a Team – How to Succeed

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.

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Mini Golf Plus Charity Equals Effective Team Building

It would be entertaining to watch Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson play a round of mini golf!

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Team Building Tip: Don’t Scare the Venue Staff

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. (more…)

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Building A Team: Norming

Now Departing: “Storming”, Next Stop: “Norming”

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Fun Team Building Tip: Get the Party Started

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… (more…)

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