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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 enjoyment and satisfaction received from team building. (more…)
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.
Would you believe that sometimes a wild goose chase is a good thing? Well, it is! In fact, sometimes it’s the difference between work and teamwork.
Doesn’t work feel like a circus sometimes? All that juggling requires a lot of cooperation and occasionally, a sturdy net.
We like to keep things fresh and exciting here at TeamBonding. Teams evolve, we evolve. That is why we’re bringing you a new team building exercise, the unique and inspiring Breaking All Barriers program.
TeamBonding is getting quite the reputation in Tennessee. Haven’t you heard? Smartphone scavenger hunts are all the rage! Our Smartphone Scaventure is no exception. It’s part scavenger hunt, part urban race, and all Team Building. Working as a team, our Event Managers and Facilitators recently coordinated the largest Smartphone Scaventure in TeamBonding history! Actually, this event may have been the largest single day scavenger hunt EVER. That’s how we roll. From the Guinness World Records:
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 support, congratulations and thanks for a job well done. One particular message stated, “This is probably the best review I have ever read.” Could that be true? I have included it below – you can decide. (more…)
We know Team Building strategies that work. Sure, we have decades of experience in the Team Building industry. We also have our own team and we’re always looking for ways to get real results and enhance productivity. So, we decided to kick off 2013 by exploring ways to capitalize on the diverse strengths of our team.
In THREE weeks we’re heading to the ADMEI Annual Conference, the premier forum for Destination Management professionals at Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel. Ooh la la! This year’s agenda will focus on global trends in the meetings industry and emerging influences that impact the daily challenges Destination Management Companies face, challenges we know very well here at TeamBonding. That’s why Stephanie and Karen are pulling out their passports, collecting their carry-ons and shipping off to the “City of Saints” this February. (more…)
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 co-workers this tool can be great to have in your teams tool kit. (more…)
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