Company culture is becoming a more important aspect of the workplace. Now more than ever, companies are going all out to provide a wonderful experience for their employees. The focus has shifted to making sure they’re happy, engaged and having fun at work. After all, it’s a big factor when choosing where to work. Having fun is key to effectively managing and improving employees’ productivity as it contributes directly to your company culture. It also improves teamwork, builds better trusting relationships and can help increase retention rates.
The first part of creating a fun company culture is making sure that your employees actually want to be there. Meaning that they look forward to coming to work and enjoy it. Company culture plays a huge part in whether or not you’re happy at work. It’s important to have fun at work while facilitating the right kind of atmosphere for your office.
To be fair, fun at work doesn’t always mean games, goofing off and casual Fridays. It’s also about having a fun work environment that lets everyone participate in the company’s direction. Employees are more motivated when they feel they have a personal stake in it versus just doing something to do it because it’s their job.
One thing you can do to create a better environment is to set aside a day solely for fun. It’s so easy! Take the time to plan a whole day filled with team building games, fun activities that can get everyone in the office involved, a team lunch and more. Yes, some managers might think of this as wasting away a day of work, but you’d be surprised at how much a day like this could actually boost employee productivity levels – more than making up for the lost day.
When your goal is to make your office thrive with an engaging culture where people want to come to work (and actually enjoy it), look no further – we’re here to help.
TeamBonding is re-defining the world of company culture. We know that the key to company growth and positive company culture is to invest in your team through team building. In our 25+ years of experience, it’s not surprising that it’s in our nature, which is ultimately what has defined our success. The Founder, David Goldstein has been actively building his team for years, so it’s no secret he’s got the best team! Not only does David plan activities for his team to enjoy, but he also began a whole engagement committee to toss around ideas for his team to do… and the sky is the limit.
In this series of articles, we take a few minutes to chat with a member of the TeamBonding team so you can get an idea of the sort of people we are. In this installment, we talked to Erin, our Event Logistics and Purchasing Coordinator about her favorite food group, time travel, and her favorite historical leaders.
In this series of articles, we take a few minutes to chat with a member of the TeamBonding team so you can get an idea of the sort of people we are. In this installment, we talked to Josh, our Director of Event Operations about pizza, happiness, and his bucket list!
After this year’s exciting new partnership with Catalyst, (A Global Team Building Network) our Regional Manager, Sam Goldstein flew off ✈️ to Bucarest, Romania to attend the 2019 Catalyst Conference! With a passion for innovation, planning and delivering the best team building events, Sam was able to share her trip with us through pictures and conversation. The Catalyst Conference gathered Catalyst leaders from across the globe to share new programs, ideas, success stories, and have fun!
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