Today wrapped up the end of TeamBonding’s adventures in Fabulous Las Vegas. Imex2014 has been a roller coaster of inspiration, learning and experience that has taught us there’s really nothing more valuable than surrounding yourself with valuable, caring team members.
Now, wouldn’t you rather be outside on a gorgeous summer day than stuck inside the office? I think so! Here’s an idea, work outside.
Before Lakshmi Balachandra started teaching Improvisational Leadership at the MIT Sloan School of Management, she was an improv comic. When she went to MIT to study an MBA, it was there that she realized how much she was actually using her improv skills in her new business career.
The original founders of the improv troupe, the Upright Citizens Brigade – Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts, Matt Besser and Amy Poehler – have written a manual on the art of improvisational comedy. It doesn’t only apply to acting, though – it applies to any situation where individuals must work together.
Professional actress and teacher Vicky Saye Henderson gives a TEDx Talk on the importance of play.
The word “no” can be so limiting. Why not open up a conversation by using “yes, and…” instead. This applied improv exercise will get you working as a team.
Last month was a culmination of many things: the shortest month of the year, the first phase of big projects, the kick-off of the New Year. Do you feel the burn, yet? We do! At TeamBonding, last month was the culmination of the largest Operation Military Care event in our history. Toward the end of […]
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 that your projects require the more assertive (not passive, aggressive or passive-aggressive!) and intentional your communication should be.
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”- Helen Keller Inspirational quotes often come from those who break down barriers and paved the way for others. These quotes can inspire an entire team or an individual, but their historical contexts are always important to remember.
Did you know that eating chocolate regularly can help you live longer? It’s true! Chocolate helps lower your blood pressure, according to a Harvard Study. It’s proven that healthy employees are more productive and enjoy their jobs the most. Encouraging healthier lifestyles boosts employee performance.