Objections. Judgement. Criticism. Debate can facilitate quite a bit of innovative team problem solving activities. It’s true. If your team members like to collaborate, you shouldn’t make them compete…depending on your goal. If your goal is to help your team boost innovation and problem solving, it may be best to go “against type” when selecting an event. […]
Clarify roles and responsibilities. Need some tips for team building? Whether you’re planning an event or working on team building long term, a big challenge for teams is a lack of clarity on individual roles and responsibilities. Clarify roles, institute accountability and achieve your common vision and goals.
Did you know that ants hate each other, but work together? Chimpanzees also recognize when collaboration is necessary and identify the optimal partner. The animal world has some powerful workplace team building inspiration! Trust building activities can help you practice teamwork like animals.
In business and in life, people are rewarded and praised for success, which creates a culture where we don’t learn from failure. This deprioritizes innovation in companies. Plus, you may end up repeating those mistakes. Years of research has led Laurence Weinzimmer, Bradley University management professor, to conclude that businesses that are accepting of mistakes have […]
For years, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation won the International Television Audience Award for being the most watched TV show across the world.
There are little things that people do that can cause us to scream in our heads – “Oh My God, Oh My God, Oh My God, will you stop PLEASE!” – but the annoyances are usually so trivial that no one ever really shares their frustration out loud…at least not until it’s too late to […]
She left you. It’s over. You can’t go back now! All you can do is learn from your mistakes. Turnover can be rough, and it can be amicable; no matter what, no one really wants to go through it, not even the employee who’s leaving you.
You work as a team. You want to succeed. Now what? For your organization to grow and succeed, you must create strong bonds within and amongst your teams.
Outdoor Team Building Activities for The Summer Season Supply List: a few PVC pipes, several feet of rope, a roll of duct tape, a couple of garbage bags or tarps and a pack of beach balls Ok, have all of the materials gathered? Great. Now build a boat durable enough to carry a team member out to a buoy […]
Wind in your hair, your parent’s hand supporting your back while guiding you along, an ear-to-ear grin spread wide across your face… Everyone who has experienced it will certainly remember their first bike ride. If not your first successful ride, then you at least remember that first terrifying fall into the bushes.