Category: Improve Engagement
Employee surveys have long been a tool for gauging workplace sentiment. It makes sense; why spend time overthinking and guessing when you can just ask employees directly? And in recent years they have become even more popular, predominantly being used to check satisfaction and engagement.
Goodbye summer, you will be dearly missed. But nothing beats the pumpkin spice, vibrant colors, and cool temperatures of fall. Transitions can be tough and the transition from a fast-paced, fun-filled summer to a slower fall season is no different. Rather than resisting the change in season, help your team embrace the change. Break up the monotony of the work week with fall-themed team building activities that will effectively bring your team together while also giving them something to look forward to. Below, we have outlined 5 fall team building activities to try in 2023:
If you’re a manager or leader, you are likely always looking for ways to improve work performance. You want your employees to be doing their best work with the most efficiency possible. And as a leader, you play a big role in increasing work performance.
Check in questions for meetings are an overlooked but important part of team dynamics. They can help you build a cohesive team by ensuring everyone is on the same page, feels heard, and gets the support they need. Asking check in questions during your meetings can have a much bigger impact on your team than you might think, especially on team dynamics.
Halloween is the most exciting part of the year. After all, who doesn’t enjoy candy and dressing up in fun or horrifying costumes? Fun Halloween activities for work can improve employee morale, engagement, and promote creativity.
In the past few years, there have been a lot of different buzzwords being used to talk about the workplace and working. One of the more recent ones is quiet thriving. Coined as a counter to quiet quitting, quiet thriving is all about actively making changes and taking action to make your work more engaging and fulfilling.
We are once more approaching the unofficial end of summer — Labor Day. Held on Sept. 4 this year, the holiday is always observed on the first Monday of the month in the United States as a celebration of the efforts and accomplishments of American workers.
Every workplace has extroverts and introverts. While extroverts often get a lot of attention and focus due to their comfort in social settings, introverts in the workplace have a lot to offer as well. There are a lot of benefits of introverts, such as often being hardworking problem solvers who are insightful and empathetic. The best cohesive teams and workplaces utilize what both extroverts and introverts have to offer.
Communication affects teamwork in positive and negative ways. The quantity and quality of communication within a team and from leadership affects teamwork. When a team is not actively and effectively communicating, their work is at stake. It’s important for everyone to learn how to communicate effectively to improve teamwork. With many work environments still partially remote, communicating can become increasingly difficult. Although team members are in constant communication through messaging channels like Slack, Teams, and Google Chat, active communication does not always equal effective team communication. Over a screen, team members are not able to convey emotions and tones to the message recipient. This can lead to miscommunication and confusion, making it essential to teach team members to be mindful of their communication style.
Innovation is a critical part of most businesses, and you need a culture of innovation if you want to continually come up with new and interesting ideas/concepts. That said, creating a culture of innovation can be difficult, especially if employees and or leaders are resistant to change. However, it is possible if you know the strategies to build an innovation culture.
Are you on the lookout for an exciting and rejuvenating way to strengthen your team’s bond while enjoying the beauty of the great outdoors? Look no further than TeamBonding’s outdoor team building activities. Our programs offer the perfect blend of fun and learning, helping you improve communication, problem-solving skills, and foster a sense of camaraderie. So, let’s dive into the team building checklist for planning an unforgettable outdoor experience with your team and TeamBonding.
A good company culture is a key aspect of organizational success, and it can help your business become more innovative, profitable, and driven. However, maintaining that culture can be a challenge. There are numerous company culture killers that can hinder progress, decrease engagement, lower productivity, and more.
“Your coworkers are not your friends” and “work friends are not real friends” are phrases you have likely heard before. They’re not entirely incorrect, but they also don’t capture the full reality and potential of working relationships. Coworkers may not be the same as your non-work friends. However, you can still build solid relationships in the workplace, and those relationships can help you, your career, and the business itself.
It’s June, which means it’s officially Pride Month. This month is all about celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community, supporting them, love, and diversity. Whether you’re a small business or a big company, it’s important to celebrate Pride Month and promote an accepting and inclusive environment at work.
If you want to succeed as a business, having a good workplace environment is essential. A positive culture and environment will help motivate employees, reduce turnover, better teamwork/communication, and much more. Team building is one of the best ways to create a positive culture and better your workplace. In this blog, we will highlight some of the most important team-building tips from the pros themselves.
Corporate culture is something that often confuses and frustrates leaders, but it is also one of the most important parts of any business, company, or organization. Corporate culture influences the way people interact with each other, work, communicate, conduct business, and much more. A positive and healthy corporate culture can help push your business towards success.
As a business owner or leader, one of the most important and impactful things you can do is invest in your employees. Your employees are the lifeblood of your business, and they are constantly working to make your business’ success possible. Investing in your employees can help increase productivity, boost morale, reduce turnover, find hidden potential in employees, and much more.
Most of the time, work is serious. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have some fun every once in a while. Though it may seem like a waste of time, having fun at work can provide numerous benefits to you and your team. It can promote relationship building, team building, improve productivity, increase creativity, and boost team spirit.
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