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!
This week’s featured program fits into the go green theme for April – AKA Earth Month.
With Go Green Racing, teams will be tasked with creating solar cars from kits provided and building cars from materials used and thrown away everyday by millions of Americans. The solar cars will be put to the test and judged for performance, while the recycled cars will be built for speed! The event concludes with a round robin drag race tournament to determine which car is the fastest. Teams will race against the clock to complete both cars and take home the checkered flag.
The goal of the event is to make a worthy donation to a local school. Although there will be a ’winner’ of the Team Building activity based on performance during the 2-hour program, the real winners are unveiled at the end of the activity when the group finds out that the solar cars, along with brand new solar car kits and a solar classroom curriculum will be donated to a local school. These cars and new car kits will be used by the school to further emphasize the importance of energy conservation and alternative methods of transportation, as well as foster creativity and innovation within the classroom.
How will your company go green this April?
Communication affects teamwork in positive and negative ways. The quantity and quality of communication within a team and from leadership affects teamwork. The more collaboration your projects require the more assertive and intentional your communication should be. Every member of the team needs to take the initiative to communicate. When a team is not actively communicating, their work is at stake. It’s important for everyone to learn how to communicate effectively in order to work effectively. (more…)
Team building brings people together by encouraging collaboration and teamwork. Fun activities that help people see each other in a different light allow them to connect in a different setting. People on your team are asked to think about the implications of these activities at their workplace.
Don’t have the big budget for a team building extravaganza? No worries! We’ve got you covered with plenty of DIY activities you can choose from in our DIY Store. You don’t always need tons of time or money for a big team retreat. Take a look at some of our most popular DIY activities down below.
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.
Team building exercises with PowerPoints and icebreakers are great. But if you really want your team to come together than blurting off odd facts probably won’t cut it. When you’re looking to get your corporate team out of the office and interacting with each other, check out these 9 Best Team Building Activities in Atlanta.
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