Depending on your age, you may have post-traumatic flashbacks of trust building activities at your first job in which you had to clap the company clap, cheer the company cheer, and sing the company song—all in a feeble attempt to manufacture team spirit and build trust among your fellows. What a nightmare! Read more
The degree to which your company recognizes the importance of team building is in direct proportion to management’s commitment to humanizing the company’s mission. If the only thing you’re focused on is dollar signs, then frankly, your company is flying blind and you’ll eventually crash. Read more
Every day in offices all across America, ideas for team building are undergoing an extreme makeover. The Millennial generation is larger than any other group in the labor force; and by 2030, they’ll completely dominate it at a whopping 75 percent! And Millennials promise to be every bit as formidable as their Baby Boomer parents. This tumultuous transformation in Corporate America will have the same history-making impact on the socioeconomic landscape as a major earthquake. Read more
If you’re looking for effective ways to engage your Millennial staff, corporate social responsibility must be incorporated in your ideas for team bonding. If they do, your team building success will soar! Read more
No other time of the year is tailor-made for community building activities like the holiday season. No matter the weather or the region in which you live, the holidays set a celebratory and festive tone for all comers. They engender a warmth of heart and a generosity of spirit that inspire people to give! Read more
Jack and Jill are like oil and water in your corporate bonding strategy. Super-salesman, Jack is a capital-D Dominant in overdrive. To Jack, Jill is a pill. To everyone else, she’s just quiet and meticulous like every other Compliant, data-driven manager on your team. Jack and Jill don’t mix well. Read more
If you want to think outside of the box to create a team event for the holiday, think about using the personal and professional skills of your organization or team members to put on a Christmas Talent Show.