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Tips for building a strong team.

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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 basis.  To create a solid foundation, follow these tips for building a strong team.
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To Inc. 5000 and Beyond!

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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.

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A Formula for Fun Team Building

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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!

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Innovative Team Problem Solving Activities That Work

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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 competedepending 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. Criticism creates innovative teams.
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Tips for Team Building: Who, What, When, Where, Why…?

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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.
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Do It Like Animals: Trust Building Activities

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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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What Team Bonding Means to Us

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Did you just enjoy a wonderfully long weekend? Did you kick it off with some competitive team boning activities? By a lake?

We hope so because we hate to brag.

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Innovation in Companies: Reward Failure & Get Results!

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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 better employee and financial performance.

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