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Do It Like Animals: Trust Building Activities

pandas and team building at the workplace

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.

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Plan Your Office Holiday Party: 3 Save The Date Ideas

save the date cookies for your company holiday party

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 solution to last minute is to break the bank.

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Team Building Exercise: Toys R Us Ice Breaker

team building exercise

Team building games for adults and ice breaker activities can keep your team bonded throughout the year. Get started with this simple DIY team building exercise.

EXERCISE GOAL: Participants will gain a deeper understanding of themselves and those around them through ice breaker activities.
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Team Building Tip: What’s in a Name?


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.
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Out of Sight, Out of Mind? 5 Virtual Team Building Activities That Work.

team bonding for virtual teams

It’s one thing to create an atmosphere of trust and a feeling of camaraderie between employees when they’re all in the same building 40 or so hours a week.lede]

But, what about when some of all of you work virtually, and rarely (if ever!) see your coworkers? How can you build and maintain a viable professional and personal relationship online?
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3 Team Building Activities That Boost Communication In The Workplace

poor communication in the workplace leads to boredom

The numbers are staggering.

  • 60% of employees lack the elements required to be highly engaged
  • 82% of employees said it’s very important that their organization address the employee engagement problem
  • 69% of employees report engagement is a problem in their organization

It is clear that communication in the workplace should be encouraged by all companies, but how? There are many tactics you can use, but here are 3 team building activities that boost communication in the workplace right away.

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Get To Know Your Team | 5 Team Building Activities For Work

team building activities for work

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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Shift Your Focus: The Importance Of Employee Retention

importance of employee retention

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 a better foundation for the future.

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