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.
It’s easy… right? You just need to find the right people with the required skills and put them in a room together and you have a well-oiled team. They’re smart and they know their stuff: they’ll figure out how to get the work done…except it doesn’t always work out that way.
Did you know that black cats are half as likely to get adopted as other cats? Crazy, right?!
Whether your entire team typically works under the same roof or you’re spread out among remote offices (or coffee shops), you must work together to reach a common goal. From conference call meetings to e-mail agendas, it can be difficult to foster effective teamwork. Have no fear! We’re here to help. Start using the tools […]
There are many forces reshaping the workplace today, which inspired founders of TalentCulture to create a collaborative village of talent-minded professionals to support one another through sometimes chaotic shifts in business, technology and workforce dynamics. Now, TalentCulture is recognized as a living metaphor for the social workplace, highlighting a significant shift toward innovation at work. […]
Participants involved in active learning (a simulation, a training game, etc…) retain _____ of the information. Any guesses? Comment below.
Networking generates business leads that can help you and your team grow your business through sales and partnerships. However, there are 4 major reasons why people struggle with networking: Your policies and practices discourage it. Many people may find it unnatural or need to hone their skills. Divisions between individuals and teams are preventing networking. […]
Nobody figured out last week’s team building rebus, so we’re giving you another chance!
“Satisfied or happy employees are not necessarily engaged. And engaged employees are the ones who work hardest, stay longest, and perform best.” – Gallup Business Journal Gallup has found that engagement has a greater effect on workers’ wellbeing than any of the benefits it studied. Employees want an intrinsic connection to their work and their […]
Did you figured out the solution to this week’s rebus? As we head into the holiday season, your team can make a difference in a child’s life through this charitable team building program: Toys for Tykes. TeamBonding gathers your group into teams that compete with each other in fun activities and challenges. The result of their […]
Can you solve this team building puzzle?
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. ~Sydney J. Harris
Build team pride and keep everyone informed. There are many ways to help you team bond, but the most basic aspects of team building are often overlooked. As a manager, it is important to discuss issues with your team members; however, you also need to celebrate your group’s commitment, vision, and achievements on a regular […]
Anyone who operates a small business can relate to the scene in Pixar’s Toy Story where Buzz demonstrates his ability to “fall with style”. Woody argues against Buzz’s ability to fly. Buzz has faith and proves he can.
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin
What do you get when you combine a scavenger hunt with a pub crawl and team work? A fun team building program that you’ll never forget! The Pub Crawl Scaventure is a fun team building program combining deep cultural roots. Pub crawls originated in England. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the term (including variations such as “gin crawl” and […]
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.