Category: Team Building Tips
Never underestimate the power of a strong, united work force! From engaging employees to boosting performance, knowing how to build a team in the workplace is a great way to better your company. Here’s some helpful team building tips to get you started!
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The words work and fun don’t always go hand in hand. Enjoying your work can become tricky when you feel as though you have been doing the same thing day in and day out for years. Since employees spend so much of their time at work, it is important to schedule activities and outings that help break up the monotony of the work week. International Fun at Work Day on April 1st is the perfect day to break away from the everyday office tasks and enjoy time as a team.
If you’re wondering how this list of easy morale boosters can help you, let us explain. In a world rife with distractions and a population more easily preoccupied than ever, it’s becoming more and more difficult for companies to keep their employees’ morale and engagement strong.
Coming out of a pandemic, we all wish these past two years could have a take two. Twosday, 2/22/2022 is a hopeful numerical palindrome that holds more significance than just your average day. What’s a numerical palindrome? A number you can read the same way forwards and backward. Many people use days like this to hold a special event like a wedding, announcement, or party for an easy, lucky day to remember.
As we ring in 2022, there is no doubt that we are entering the year with a sense of uncertainty at the workplace. With the ebb and flow of the Coronavirus pandemic comes ever-changing workplace policies. While some companies are allowing more employees to come into the office, some have remained fully remote, and others have adopted a hybrid working model. While some aspects of work have become inconsistent, workplace wellness is the one constant that has followed us through the past 2 years. Follow our 10 tips to promote physical and mental wellness at work this year, whether you are working in person, in a hybrid environment, or remotely.
It’s a new year. And while some of you may have set expectations for the year, there may be some of those that didn’t set goals at all. Instead, you’d like to move through the motions and do as you wish throughout the year, especially during a year where unpredictability has become the norm. As we reflect and look back on 2021, you most likely have a few dreams you consistently imagine yourself doing as time passes. Goals that may seem too impossible to reach.
Gift-giving is one of the best feelings, especially when thought is put into the act. Whether you are in the office or working remotely, your teammates deserve to feel valued. A coworker gift doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, just showing that you are thankful for all their help over the year is more than enough. Consider these Christmas gift ideas for coworkers and colleagues this holiday season.
Live events are coming back, but they are not in full swing yet. According to a recent EventMB State of the Event Industry survey, about 78% of event professionals from across the globe are currently planning live events. But if you thought planning a live in-person event was a challenge before the pandemic, post-pandemic live events pose even more obstacles.
What Is Employee Turnover? Employee turnover is the percentage of workers who leave your organization, the employment relationship ends and they are replaced by someone new. This is not the same as employee attrition. When attrition occurs, the position is not filled with a new employee. There are two types of employee turnover: involuntary turnover and voluntary turnover.
Warding Off Back-To-School Burnout Back to school used to mean that parents were excited to see the kids return to their learning, while the kids were excited to see their friends (but dreaded having homework again). Things may feel a little different this back-to-school season and may be a bit more stressful than previous years, as we adjust yet again to the disrupted schedules and new learning routines the pandemic has brought on. But for both parents and those that employ them — there are ways to help mitigate that anxiety.
The Toxic Work Environments episode of our TeamBonding podcast TeamBuilding Saves the World confronts the all too well-known topic of toxic workplaces, how to tell if you’re in one, and how to handle it. Rich Rininsland talks about increasingly toxic work environments with expert Nicole L. Turner, CEO of Nicole L. Turner Consulting and The Culture Pro™. Listen to the Toxic Work Environment podcast for Rich and Nicole’s conversation about navigating toxic work environments and making the best choices for your personal success.
The 2018 Olympic Games are here! This international sporting event was founded in the name of unity and friendly competition among the nations of the world. Here at TeamBonding, we are firm believers that friendly competition is the thing good teams are made of! If you’re making the most of the Olympic buzz by having your own Office Olympics, we’re here to help you out! Not sure how to get started? Consider purchasing a DYI program from our store! Once you’ve got a game plan in place, we’ve got some tips and tricks for making sure your Office Olympics goes off without a hitch!
This week’s podcast episode focuses on something that is near and dear to the team’s heart: hybrid events. With over 100 different live and hybrid events to choose from, we chatted with Stu Robertson, leader and creator of Team Up Events, to examine not only work-life balance but hybrid events as well. For many businesses, employee wellness remains a popular topic and can be achieved through a successful team-building event.
There’s no denying that for the last year, the world has been a very different place. Work from home went from a perk that few enjoyed, to a necessity in every company, of every size, in every industry. It has meant rethinking not just how to run a business, but how to foster and nurture the bonds between co-workers to create stronger teams ready to face whatever new challenges or changes each day might bring.
In Season 2, Episode 1 of the TeamBonding podcast, host Richard Rininsland and his guests — Deborah Brunet, Kevin Pertusiello, Samantha Goldstein, and Paul Giroux — discuss team building events from creation to sales and production to performance in a wide-ranging, animated conversation that provides an insider’s viewpoint. In particular, this group of expert team building event facilitators take a closer look at the “three-minute rule” and their individual tried and true ways to keep virtual audiences engaged.
Spring is Coming! How to Host a Safe Live Event in 2021 COVID-19 has dominated our lives for more than a year now, but, along with warmer weather and blooming flowers, the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel has appeared. Vaccinations are rolling out more quickly across the country, and people are — cautiously — starting to look at what the “new normal” will look like. One of those decisions is whether to stick with virtual events for a bit longer, or whether it’s finally safe to get together in person once more for live events.
There’s no denying that America — and frankly the entire world — is ready to get back to live events. After a year of quarantine, social distancing, virtual parties, and Zoom calls, there is a strong desire to connect with other people in person again. And with vaccinations picking up steam, that desire for live interaction is only getting stronger.
It’s a common problem, especially in today’s world with so many demands coming at us from so many directions — you know what needs to get done, you know how it needs to get done, but for some reason, you’re struggling to “just do it” already.
When we feel connected to one another, we get more done: that is basic human behavior. But in this day and age, connecting with co-workers can be difficult to do in person, leaving the online route as the only path forward. But just because you can’t be together physically doesn’t mean your employees, peers, or fellow office dwellers can’t have that same sense of camaraderie and connection.
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