“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 company.
Teams truly bond over time and through shared experiences. Use team building tools to facilitate strong bonds and your team will be more productive.
Break the ice to Kickoff Meetings
We all have stories that connect us. Get to know your team with office icebreakers. These types of team building activities will help you team bond AND bring some energy into any meeting.
Company Outings Build Stronger Bonds
‘Tis the season for holiday parties! Company outings are a great way to recharge your team and help them create new bonds, getting to know co-workers outside of the normal routines of their work days. This shouldn’t just be an annual event. Plan lunches, happy hours and professional development to reap the full benefits of outings.
Culture of Communication
When employees communicate well, they trust each other more. This reduces unnecessary competition within departments and helps employees work together harmoniously.
Don’t know where to start? Get involved with workplace gamification. This creative starting point can help you shift your culture toward more effective communication.
Team building tools and exercises should cause a positive change in team members’ behavior. What’s in your team building took kit?
So, you suddenly found yourself managing a remote team? Here you will understand the benefits of virtual team building as we share activity ideas you can implement. Remote work has been on the rise for years, and as COVID-19 is moving more teams online, remote team building is becoming a necessary step for business operations and human resources. It’s also an opportunity to get creative about how your team bonds and has fun in this new space, especially during stressful times.
At TeamBonding, we are experts at mixing work & play to create team building events, both virtually and in-person globally, for businesses looking to positively impact their company culture, employee engagement and retention, on-the-job effectiveness and job satisfaction.
We’ve outlined five steps for starting and managing a remote team with a focus on building culture. No longer a special arrangement for a handful of team members, remote work has become more common than ever. Today, the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed work from home mandates, and many companies need to start and manage remote teams, fast.
In a world rife with distractions and a population more easily sidetracked than ever, it’s becoming more and more difficult for companies to keep their employee morale strong.
With a new year comes new goals and challenges. As a business owner or manager, some of those challenges include figuring out how to increase numbers and maximize efficiency. Most of your success, however, comes down to one thing – improving work performance.
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