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Team Building Exercise: Toys R Us Ice Breaker

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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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Team Building Exercise: Break the Ice & Be a Hero

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How do you reach great feats and save the day? A team is required for that.

Where would Batman (nay, Gotham!) be without Alfred? Doesn’t Super Mario need a little help from Toad and Luigi on occasion? Of course!

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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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Successful Team Building Tip: Learning to Let Go… Yes, You Have To

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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 have developed over time. That’s why you’re so important to your team and to your company.
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Team Building Events Tip: Good Isn’t Good Enough

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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?
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Team Building Events Tip: Are you having fun yet?

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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 them develop better working relationships, or adjust to change better, or just about anything else. Look at your team and decide where they could use a little extra help, then focus on that when choosing your team building events.
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Team Building Plan Tip: Always Respect the Mojo

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For the best experience possible, you have to let the mojo flow.

It’s a perfect storm… the facilitator has your team working together to build a bike, move a marble across the room or solve the latest CSI case, they’re having a blast and bonding… exactly like you wanted them to.  And then… it all comes crashing down because of an interruption that wasn’t part of your team building plan.
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