Posts tagged: creating a team culture

Avoid New Employee BORE-ientation

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According to the training firm Leadership IQ, “46% of rookies wash out in their first 18 months.” This was found by a study done over 3 years of 20,000 new hires. This could be due to the fact that those new hires are not clearly told what they were hired to do or what their goals should be for the first six months and the first year.[lede]
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Get To Know Your Team | 5 Team Building Activities For Work

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Know each other as people, not just professionals.

We’re all so much more than our job titles. We have interests that may have drawn each of us to our roles and help us excel within them. There are easy team building activities for work that will help you and your team bond every day.
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Team Vampires – How to Stop the Bite of Negativity At Work


Halloween is just around the corner. My daughters are picking out their ghoulish costumes … one a princess and the other a dead bride (gulp). Seems as kids get older the scarier their costumes get, my princess is 5 and my bride is 10. By the time kids become adults they can get even scarier — some even become Vampires, and they wear their costume to work, everyday.

The changing season got me thinking about how to deal with those Team Vampires and stop their bite of negativity at work. Read more ›

What Is Employee Engagement?

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Employee engagement is the emotional commitment an employee has to the organization and its goals. Engaged employees care about their work, they use discretionary effort to accomplish work as a team and their performance is of higher quality.

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Nominication: How To Improve Communication Skills With Cocktails

How To Improve Communication Skills With Cocktails

The word nominication (a combination of the Japanese verb ‘nomimasu’ (to drink) and the English word ‘communication’) stands for after work drinking parties.

The communication aspect of the word refers to breaking down company barriers and having fun discussions after work. Outside the office in comfortable surroundings, corporate hierarchy is broken down bring everyone onto the same playing field. Usually these gatherings create a family feeling in the office.

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Teamwork Games That Get Outrageous

The saying work hard, play hard should be reversed.

Companies like Google and LinkedIn play a wide variety of games such as volleyball, bowling, foosball and arcade games. Due to an increase in play, stress levels decrease and usually optimism goes up. When employees are given the chance to relax, creative thoughts always seem to flow.

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We Believe In Team Building That Works

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Over twenty years ago, TeamBonding started with a simple question: how can we facilitate true, authentic bonds between members of corporate teams? We took a long hard look at what was being offered as team building activities for work.

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Pay It Forward: How to Motivate Employees By Giving Back

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Those who have acquired great wealth sometimes feel a sense of emptiness. One of the most well known givers Mahatma Ghandi said: “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

Many organizations across the globe have stood out among many because of their continuous support to less fortunate communities.

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