Imagine you recently hired a new employee. However, within a few months, this new employee ends up leaving you. There are a wide variety of reasons why they might choose to leave. It’s possible that the problem is they were never properly introduced to the company. Onboarding is the process of getting new hires familiar with their surroundings; […]
Team bonding 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. One of the most powerful reasons for team […]
It’s simple, having fun at work through group activities and team building games leads to a great company culture. It’s no secret that having a great company culture boosts productivity and has a major ROI from a financial standpoint. As workplace happiness pioneer Tony Hsieh put it; “Happiness is a business model.”
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.
You know it when you see it: a team that just works. What sets a successful team apart from an average one? It’s all in the dynamics.
Employee morale is defined as the satisfaction, outlook and feelings of well-being an employee has within a workplace setting. Proven to have a direct impact on productivity, it is one of the cornerstones of business. Employees who are happy and positive at work are said to have high employee morale as opposed to companies that maintain […]
When you need team consensus and commitment to tackle an issue, involve your team in the decision making process. Sergey Dudiy, Ph.D. posted the Top Nine Tips for Better Teamwork and Team Building in 2005, eight years ago. Quality advice can definitely stand the test of time!
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 […]
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.
Employee turnover is an important issue to monitor in the workplace. Understanding how often employees end their relationships with your organization and why people are leaving are vital to managing employee retention. Most of the reasons for employee turnover are not personal, but you can do a lot to learn from the past and lay […]
com·pla·cen·cy kəmˈplāsənsē/ noun: complacency; noun: complacence a feeling of smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one’s achievements. “the figures are better, but there are no grounds for complacency” synonyms: smugness, self-satisfaction, self-congratulation, self-regard;
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.
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.
You might remember hearing this song in commercials years ago to promote sporting events. The lyrics of “Remember the Name” relate perfectly to the spirit of competition and aiming high – it’s all about the formula for success.
Music can influence your mood and your behavior, making song a powerful team building and motivational tool. Today’s song will not only get you moving, it will inspire you to pitch in and collaborate as a team.
In this new installment, we’re sharing with you a new addition for your at-work playlist every week. These are some of our favorite songs that speak to us; they have a meaningful and relevant message to what we do and believe is important here at TeamBonding, or simply just get us pumped up and motivated […]
“Real success is not on the stage, but off the stage as a human being, and how you get along with your fellow man.” – Sammy Davis Jr. Quotes are a great tool for motivating employees and yourself. They can help inspire teams and leaders to work together through many different situations. Familiar, eloquent voices […]
There are many reasons that projects fail. Many challenges are rooted in team participation and engagement. Managing a team is tough. Keeping employee morale high is hard. There’s a lot of pressure to keep employees happy… engaged… productive.
Ever feel totally out of your element? Chances are that many of your team members do, which makes success difficult to tackle. We all often feel like everyone around us has their act together and we don’t. Even your most successful employees likely feel a little phony at times.
A staggering 96% of people think that their workplace culture needs a change. This isn’t about laying down the law. This is about individual accountability and intention.