Roy Charette, a founding partner of Best Corporate Events, recently joined Phil Brandt, president, and CEO of AAIM, on The Morning Briefing podcast. They discussed the current labor market, team building, philanthropy, employee retention, social media, and much more.
The full podcast runs 33 minutes, and it’s well worth listening to. But we know many of you are pressed for time, so here are 13 bite-sized nuggets of wisdom Phil and Roy shared during their conversation.
1.) Host Phil Brandt shares some eye-opening statistics about “the great resignation” and the top business challenges facing leaders today. (1:04)
2.) What’s the most popular type of team building program? Roy answers what it is, and why. (0:42)
3.) How do companies choose from among the 120+ different types of team building programs that Best Corporate Events offers? Roy explains the detailed, up-front assessment process used to help clients choose the ideal option. (0:41)
4.) Here’s one of the most important reasons business executives are doing team building events right now. (0:45)
5.) Roy details examples of two programs that are very popular currently. (1:06)
6.) Here’s a brief explanation of why team building events are more important than ever right now. (0:48)
7.) In-person, virtual, or hybrid events—here’s how Best Corporate Events accommodates the preferences and comfort level of every client. (1:24)
8.) Roy explains how team building helps accomplish several different business objectives. (1:15)
9.) Here’s how team building intersects with social media and personal branding. (0:39)
10.) In this tight labor market, here’s how team building can help to not only retain employees but turn them into enthusiastic advocates who help recruit new talent. (3:14)
11.) Not every employee is always excited about participating in team building events. Here’s how to increase attendance, and what even those hesitant workers usually come away with. (2:04)
12.) Roy has personally led more than 1,200 workshops and seminars. Here’s one particular experience that stands out. This story will touch your heart. (1:21)
13.) From research, these are the two main factors in employee retention—and how team building supports both. (1:03)