• 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


  • By Jonathan Ruales
  • In DIY
  • Posted January 19, 2016

Strengthen Synergy while Promoting Healthy Competition

Fun team building games are an excellent way to break your regular workflow and build some motivation in the workplace! Team building games are a great way to get your team to:  connect work together more efficiently Time: 8-12 minutes Purpose: Healthy Competition and synergy. Participants: small groups Materials: Golf balls, straws, tape Instructions:  Each team is … Continued


  • By Jonathan Ruales
  • In DIY
  • Posted December 14, 2015

Communication Game: Minefield!

In this communication game, each pair will be prompted to trust each other to listen carefully; this is key to succeeding! These are characteristics of an excellent team and is an exciting, creative way to bring them in! Open communication provides everyone equal participation in the achievements of the business. Constructing an atmosphere of open communication is instrumental … Continued


  • By Jonathan Ruales
  • In DIY
  • Posted December 4, 2015

Quick Corporate Holiday Party Ideas

Tis’ the season to start brainstorming corporate holiday party ideas! These parties are more often mocked than appreciated, feared more than longed-for — but they are a steadfast ritual during the holiday season. These gatherings can be fun and festive if everyone is conscious in behaving well — letting too many people get wild could end … Continued


  • By Jonathan Ruales
  • In DIY
  • Posted December 1, 2015

Simple, Dynamic Communication Skills Activities

Good communication is key in any office and an integral part of office dynamics. Not only does it create more efficiency and less frustration, it is also helpful to your employees in forming stronger relationships. All three of these elements are ideal for both profit and office morale. Fortunately, effective office communication is rather simple … Continued


  • By Jonathan Ruales
  • In DIY
  • Posted November 16, 2015

Conflict Resolution Activity: Avoid the Blame Game

This quick conflict resolution activity will help teams avoid the “blame game.” We are often quick to point the finger when there are group problems. You can’t build effective teams while being surrounded by people who blame others for their failures, whether at work or at home, can leave you prone to do the same. … Continued