Results are very important to companies and team leaders, but how team members interact with each other to achieve results is often a neglected aspect of managing a team.
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.
If you stop and think about it, Disney movies teach valuable lessons about the power of encouragement, teamwork, and developing leadership skills. Many of these qualities are essential to young children, but also highlight some of the most important qualities of a leader and a successful team.
Whenever you’re in a new setting and the event leaders bring up doing a round of icebreakers, do you ever feel like the majority of the room moans or rolls their eyes?
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 […]
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.
Halloween is just around the corner. My daughters are picking out their ghoulish costumes … one a princess and the other a dead bride (gulp). Seems as kids get older the scarier their costumes get, my princess is 5 and my bride is 10. By the time kids become adults they can get even scarier […]
With cold weather approaching in some parts of the country, this is no excuse to stop team building! The indoors is just as ideal as the outdoors when it comes to holding team building events.
Now, wouldn’t you rather be outside on a gorgeous summer day than stuck inside the office? I think so! Here’s an idea, work outside.
We all have our pet peeves. I personally have a lot of them, some may be irrational. Mainly, I cannot STAND loud chewers – one of my worst nightmares is the thought of being stuck next to somebody popping and snapping a huge, sticky wad of chewing gum and having nowhere to run. Workplace annoyances […]