Team Building Past

For many decades, team building events have played an important role in developing and enhancing cohesive and functional groups within profit and nonprofit organizations.  From high ropes courses in rural and wooded areas, to city scavenger hunts in the largest metros around the globe, to ballrooms and meeting spaces in any hotel or conference center … Continued

Why Creativity Works

Creativity is the cornerstone of hard work and a critical stage of team development, but not everyone finds creativity essential in the day to day. Some find it to be trivial and would rather stick with what they know. Where we find creativity, we usually find: Passion Determination Deep care for what’s being created Creativity … Continued

Adapt and Improve Teamwork Skills in 2017

Self-reflection is key to self-development, but not everyone reflects on their goals and objectives every day. Instead many people wait until the end of the year or the start of the new year to focus on their resolutions. One way to make sure that you effectively achieve your goals for 2017, is to learn how … Continued

Why Team Building

How many times in the corporate world has the phrase “There is no I in team!” been used? Too many? Perhaps so, and because of its overuse it has managed to gain a negative connotation. When most individuals hear these words they think that it means that each person in the team isn’t significant, and … Continued

Corporate Donation Programs: Local Schools are in Need of Your Support

Local schools depend on outside donations of supplies and materials to keep vital programs available to students. How can your company help? It’s that time of the year when the air is filled with the scent of newly sharpened pencils and fresh sticks of glue! And it’s also that time of the year when the … Continued

  • By Jonathan Ruales
  • In DIY
  • Posted March 14, 2016

Staff Bonding Activity: Throw Your Way to Team Improvement

Teams can often forget their abilities to improve; even when they think they’re on top of their game. This quick staff bonding activity will put your team on the track to success! THROW Time: 15-20 minutes Purpose: • For the group to be looking to itself (rather than the boss) for ways to improve. • … Continued

  • By Jonathan Ruales
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  • Posted March 1, 2016

Guess and Switch, an Easy Activity for High Performance Teams

The ability to adapt in a changing environment is a crucial trait for high performance teams and employees. This activity below is a guessing game in which participants will switch teams frequently. Guess and Switch Time: 10-20 minutes Purpose: Participants get comfortable with constantly changing teams and allegiances; also they will see how ineffective yes/no … Continued

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It’s Knot Your Average Workday with this Office Team Game

Joint efforts (or the lack thereof) of a whole team can decide the success or failure of a project. Office team games help foster better and open communication between employees themselves, and also between employees and the higher management. They also go a long way in improving professional relations, understanding, and co-operation, and this is … Continued

  • By Jonathan Ruales
  • In DIY
  • Posted February 1, 2016

Improving Employee Morale: An Exercise to Energize Your Team

Improving employee morale is vital to success in the workplace. If your team is feeling drained and stressed, this fun exercise is a great way to refresh and energize them. To boost morale and unleash the creative power within your team, you must identify a new project that requires each member to contribute and be creative. … Continued