Team Building Saves the World Podcast

Season 4 is all about breaking through communication barriers, and we're thrilled to have thought leaders from around the world join us to share their valuable insights. Join us as we uncover tips, tricks, and ideas to help your teams collaborate harmoniously and thrive. 

Breaking Free From Boring Corporate Training

Regular corporate training can be blah. In this episode, we explore innovative corporate training approaches that go beyond traditional methods with Jayne Hannah and Amy Angelili. They discuss transformative programs like Laughter Yoga and how they can aid in motivating your team, reshape work culture, enhance teamwork, and inspire personal growth. Join us as we champion a new era of engaging corporate training that sparks lasting change.

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Optimizing Engagement Through Employee Listening

An employee listening strategy is more than just a survey. It’s a process—asking employees for feedback, understanding and analyzing their perspectives, and taking meaningful action to improve employee experience and engagement. A survey alone does not improve engagement. Listen as Shane McFeely, Ph.D. speaks with Rich about what research shows employees want from their organizations when it comes to employee surveys and what organizations can do to create and improve upon their employee listening strategy. Don’t miss this episode packed with practical tips for crafting a more engaged and empowered workforce.

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How Storytelling Can Turn Tales into Potential

In this episode of Team Building Saves the World, we explored how storytelling can be a way to engage, motivate, and inspire productivity in employees, leaders, and companies with expert Karen Eber. Rich and Karen discuss the importance of storytelling in building a sense of purpose and psychological safety, fostering communication, reinforcing company values, and helping to create a positive workplace culture.

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Jumpstarting Performance at Work

In this episode, Anais delves into the strategies they’ve implemented at THE 3RD EYE to enhance employee satisfaction and create a positive work-life balance. Listeners will discover how to jumpstart performance at work and how it can directly impact productivity, creativity, and overall job satisfaction. Anais also offers valuable advice for leaders and HR professionals on how to identify and address potential obstacles to employee performance.

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Do Soft Skills Shape a Leader’s Path to Success?

Get ready for an enlightening episode as we welcome Scott Asai, a distinguished authority in the realm of transforming managers into leaders through the power of soft skills. Join us as we explore the vital significance of soft skills for leaders and their crucial role in preserving them from the threat of extinction. Throughout the episode, Scott will share invaluable insights into measuring the impact of soft skills, overcoming development challenges, and seamlessly integrating them into leadership practices. Additionally, we’ll delve into actionable advice that will benefit not only managers and leaders but also regular employees who aspire to enhance their soft skills in today’s rapidly evolving business landscape. Don’t miss this opportunity to unlock the secrets of soft skills and unlock your true leadership potential.

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Past Seasons

Season 3 - Team Building Saves the World

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Join acclaimed host Rich Rininsland for Season 3 of Team Building Saves the World, to hear valuable tips, tricks, and ideas from thought leaders across the globe.  Our podcast takes on a major challenge in this new season: workplace transformation. Get the strategies and tools you need to adapt, manage and improve company culture more effectively than ever.

This show is a presentation of TeamBonding, providing more than 100 live, virtual, or hybrid corporate team building activities for companies around the world. Visit teambonding.com for more information.

Rich Rininsland Season 3 Trailer

If you enjoyed last year’s insider’s look at the team building industry, you’ll love what we have in store for Season 3.

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Rage Quitting

The Great Resignation conversation continues, with rage quitting on the rise. 

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Tackling Employee Burnout

What does company culture have to do with employee burnout?

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Supporting Graduates of the Pandemic

Every generation graduates with challenges, however, our most recent graduates face a particularly unique set of hurdles as they enter the workforce.

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Sustaining Culture in a Hybrid Workplace

With many companies adopting a hybrid work model, there is a need to find solutions to connect those who work in the office and those who work remotely to keep a positive workplace culture.

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Enhancing Your Employee Onboarding Experience

What is the key to creating long-term engagement and productivity? Creating a strong onboarding process not only gives them the skills they need to succeed but plays a major role in their long-term engagement.  A new employee’s first days are some of the most important as they get a feel for the company culture and environment.  Listen as Host Rich Rininsland speaks with Terry Jones on how to level up your onboarding process.

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Season 2 - Team Building Saves The World

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Join Rich Rininsland, host of Team Building Around the World, for Season 2 Team Building SAVES the world! Taking you on an in-depth journey behind the scenes of the increasingly important, team building industry sharing ideas, inspiration, and best practices from the leaders of the industry as well as discussing changes brought on by world events. By interpreting the correlation of work and play, Season 2 will look into how and why the concepts of team building are essential in today’s world.

Rich Rininsland Season 2 Trailer

If you enjoyed last season’s stories from the leaders all across the globe, don’t you worry, because we have plenty more of that coming!

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Behind the Curtain!

Join Host Richard Rininsland and his guests: Deborah Brunet, Kevin Pertusiello, Samantha Goldstein, and Paul Giroux as they discuss all aspects of team building events from creation to sales, production to performance. This energetic and entertaining roundtable also shares personal experiences about the switch over to virtual facilitating of events and the future of hybrid models versus live events as states begin lifting restrictions. Rich Rininsland takes you behind-the-scenes to discuss the road to live events, company culture, and insights from program developers, leaders, and professionals in the team building industry. All of that plus an energetic speed round on this exciting first episode of Team Building Saves the World!

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The Road To Live Events

Reaching all the way from Auckland, New Zealand, your Host Rich talks to Stu Robertson, the Managing Director and Founder of Team Up events.

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Navigating Diversity & Inclusion in the Corporate World

In this episode of the team building podcast, Rich speaks with Coonoor Behal of Mindhatch, and with her are the developers of the White Privilege Black Power Experience, Eva Lewis and Greg Tindale, explaining the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

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Connecting with Gratitude

Rich introduces us to Chris Schembra, Founder of the Gratitude Experience – An Attitude for Gratitude, bestselling Author of “Gratitude and Pasta: The Secret Sauce for Human Connection”, and Founding Member of Rolling Stone Magazine’s Culture Council.

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Speak Up Culture

When we speak up, we learn how much we have in common with others.

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Season 1 - Team Building Around The World

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Join host Rich Rininsland as he brings you ideas, inspiration, and best practices from the finest team building leaders and professionals from around the world.

Supported by The Catalyst Team Building Network, an association of team building providers with representatives in over 90 countries, speaking more than 20 languages, is widely regarded as the voice of the team building industry.

Our thanks also go to B1G1, a company, which can make your business a real force for good.

Guy Baker’s Team Building Revolution

Catalyst Global CEO Guy Baker In the early 1980s Catalyst Global CEO Guy Baker started a small team building company in the UK at the time corporate team building exercises were tired, hackneyed events seemingly all from a limited imagination of a small cadre of alpha males.

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David Goldstein: Entertainment Whiz, Team Building Pioneer, Creative Entrepreneur

TeamBonding’s Founder & COO David Goldstein Rich Rininsland chats with David Goldstein, the Founder and C.O.O., Creator of Opportunities of TeamBonding about his origins in the entertainment industry, his favorite moments in team building, and how the industry is changing as we speak.

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Helena Chavarria’s Creative Journey

Rich chats with Helena Chavarría, the Director of Camino Travel and Premio DMC about her creative journey.  Helena is the creative and innovative spirit of both companies. Listen to what it took for Helena to start her own company in lovely Costa Rica.

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Paul Giroux The Game Show Dad

Get a different perspective in this podcast = from TeamBonding’s Director of Facilitator Training Paul Giroux. With over 15 years of experience facilitating hundreds of programs per year, Paul has become one of our most sought-after Facilitators and we have the references to prove it. Listen to this podcast to hear his story of how using game shows can build team leadership.

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Gabriel Quijano: Mexican Team Building Expert

In this podcast, Gabriel talks about how he brought the concept of Team Building to his home country of Mexico.

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Fabio Tognetti: Italian Leadership Training Expert

In this podcast, Fabio Tognetti from Italy speaks to Rich about his training courses, and how he entered the great world of team building. Fabio is an Emotional Trainer, Speaker, and Founder and Mentor of UNREAL with 20+ years of experience delivering corporate events across the world in Italian and English to set their employees up for success.

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