Category: Planning and Prep
So by now we understand what makes a group, how interpersonal relationships work, and the ways different leadership styles affect groups. But how can team building exercises help improve these components of teamwork? The final step in this journey of understanding the psychology of teamwork is figuring out what takes task groups from being a loose collection of coworkers to a strong and effective team. Let’s first look at the life cycle of a team.
Whether you’re planning a large office holiday party or a small company outing, take fun seriously. The more you plan, the more relaxed you will be and the more fun you’ll have with your team. The worst part of planning a last minute holiday activity, is that it will feel last minute, and the only solution to last minute is to break the bank.
Come the end of the year, it’s time to take a look back and reflect on your company’s successes – and celebrate your team. Whether you reached all of your smaller goals or made one large accomplishment this year, it deserves some recognition. The holidays are a perfect time to recognize achievements AND get in the spirit with fun holiday party ideas. Here are some examples of holiday team building activities and how to celebrate success! (more…)
Whether you’re facing feet upon feet of snow or unpredictable bursts of rain, keeping in touch with your team or planning an event can be tricky.
It’s that time of year again…you’ve received the company holiday party invitation, and you’ve made the executive decision to go. Who else is going to be there? Whoever ends up coming, these are 4 people you’re likely to meet at your company’s holiday party. (more…)
When it comes to hosting a party, planning ahead is the key to a successful event. How can you plan a holiday party that everybody will enjoy without stressing out over the details? We get lots of inquiries about this around the holidays – clients who want to do something fun, but at the same time step away from the typical, predictable holiday party and get started early. Let us take on the stressful parts (that’s what we’re here for!) and help you pull off an awesome event for your group. (more…)
He’s a killer spy by day, and knows how to wind down with a tasty cocktail by night. Who wouldn’t want to be like James Bond? Now, we can’t promise all of the fancy weapons, but these team building ideas can give you a little taste of what it’s like to live the thrilling life of the famous James Bond. (more…)
The environment and global warming have become much-publicized topics over the last several years. Although predictions about global warming and the condition of the environment are not looking bright for the future, there are many reasons to be optimistic. With a little help from each of us, we can change this predicament. That’s why we created Go Green Racing! (more…)
Clarify roles and responsibilities. Need some tips for team building? Whether you’re planning an event or working on team building long term, a big challenge for teams is a lack of clarity on individual roles and responsibilities. Clarify roles, institute accountability and achieve your common vision and goals. (more…)