Have you ever been a part of a trust fall team building activity? Or how about a ropes course or obstacle course that you were told would bring your team together and unite you? How about a team bowling activity, rock climbing or even bungee jumping? My guess is that most of you have been […] Read more
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If you are a leader, you are always looking for quick and effective ways to boost the morale of those you lead. Last Sunday night we had a good portion of our family over for dinner, including our three children that are married and their spouses. While we were wrapping up our meal, my wife suggested […] Read more
Here is one of my favorite all time team builders. I have personally facilitated this activity many times and it has never failed to create what I intended it to create (see purpose below). Let us know how it goes.
A leader, for example, decides that his or her team needs to be more cohesive. It is agreed upon that the team will do some team building. So they hire a “team building expert” to come in and do some activities. The problem isn’t necessarily the activities, but the lack of planning and understanding what the teams needs are. Here are three important things to consider when doing team building activities.
Here is a little lite Friday humor. I thought you might enjoy this team building cartoon from ThingsBearsLove.com Watch for a post next week on the reason why such team building activities often fail and the three things you can do to improve your team building.