Whether you’re planning a large office holiday party or a small company outing, take fun seriously. The more you plan, the more relaxed you will be and the more fun you’ll have with your team. The worst part of planning a last minute holiday activity, is that it will feel last minute, and the only […]
The workplace can be stressful at times and it’s important for employees to step outside the office to recharge. With summer generally considered to be a more carefree time, it’s a perfect season to host a company outing. Summer outings can be entertaining, but also establish a more interactive and positive workplace. Summer is right around the corner, and […]
Team Building Tip: Do not call your team building exercise “team building.” People have preconceived notions about what to expect from team building events and they are not always excited about them. Instead, refer to the activity itself. Here are some ideas on how to change the stigma around corporate team building events:
The key to turning your good team building events into a great one is giving up the dirt. Your facilitator is a professional and can make adjustments during the event as they learn more about your team. But it doesn’t it make sense to give them a head start?
Sure, Team Building events are fun, but choosing them wisely can give you so much more than just a good time. Some team building events can help your team become more flexible, other events can help your team develop better working relationships, or adjust to change better, or just about anything else. Look at your team and […]
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“Stuff happens” in organizations. The the right event can help your team deal with some of those major events and stop organizational challenges. When there are major events and upheavals happening within your organization, sometimes it takes a Team Building event to pull it all together. Taking the time to notice stress within your team […]
Preparation is the key to any successful Team Building event, but it isn’t just about planning the event. Make sure your team is also fully prepared. This includes making sure they are aware of the appropriate clothing and shoes to wear to the event. It’s really hard to have fun with sore toes!
Whether you’re facing feet upon feet of snow or unpredictable bursts of rain, keeping in touch with your team or planning an event can be tricky. Teamwork doesn’t need to suffer! Don’t let stormy weather stand in your way. Use these three tips to get your team bonding on, rain or shine.
Half the battle of planning a holiday party is figuring out where it’s all going to take place.
No matter what type of celebration you’re planning, special events are all about the light touches. You want your team to feel comfortable and appreciated. Just a little extra consideration and flare will go a long way. Plus, planning ahead will help you prepare for the expected unexpected – those little surprises that always pop […]
As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, you’re looking forward to holiday celebration and enjoying the company of others. Did you know that legend says that each leaf of the clover means something: the first is for hope, the second for faith, the third for love and the fourth for luck?
Working with a Hilton brand venue, you are guaranteed expert attention and service. Quality accommodation, food and style make for a stellar Boston North Shore meeting venue. The Danvers location benefits from a recent update to all their twenty five function spaces, including the 10,000 square foot Grand Ballroom, the largest on the North Shore.
CNBC has 11 great tips to help you make sure that your team building activities don’t have the unintended consequence of pulling your team of employees apart. First of all, karaoke is out, and Mount Kilimanjaro is in. On the top of their list…?
The Wylie Inn and Conference Center is situated on a picturesque stretch along Boston’s scenic North shore in Beverly, MA. This IACC certified center has the unique combination of providing a distraction free conference and meeting space within a casual, retreat atmosphere.
”I just try to get out of my own way because if anyone is their own worst enemy, it’s usually you.” – Taylor Dayneteamwork Many team building tips focus on how you can influence others to collaborate… communicate… just speak to each other! Meanwhile, networking and career building advice tends to focus more on you, […]
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin
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.
Team Building facilitators are event and team building experts. You are a business expert. Those are not the same thing. You have built a successful career, managed and supported successful teams through successful business endeavors and basked in the glory of some substantial…success. A lot of your success stems from knowledge and experience that you […]
Fun has a place in everything, but pay attention to how you add it. You absolutely can combine meetings that are serious in nature with some fun Team Building activities. In fact, we recommend it! However, remember that your brain and your attitude don’t usually shift gears as fast as your car.
Have you heard of the IRS dance video? How about the Star Trek parody? If you haven’t, watch the clips below. They’re stirring up quite a bit of team building program controversy.