Some of the most exciting elements of Team Bonding’s Amazing Race events are the completely spontaneous and unplanned things that happen along the way. The beauty of the Amazing Race is that participants’ natural imagination, curiosity and inventiveness is encouraged and celebrated. Rather than sticking to a rigid schedule with certain outcomes like many similar team building events, the Amazing Race challenges allow participants to explore their fun and creative side, all within a light hearted competitive environment. No approach to solving a problem or a challenge is considered “wrong”. As a result, participants often surprise themselves with the truly creative and fun
The third quarter of the year is winding down to a close, but your business has managed to meet the goals it has set at the onset of the year. Perhaps your team has exceeded its sales quota. Maybe your business has acquired several qualified leads. All of these would not be possible without the hard work, dedication and even the tenacity of each individual team member. Your business may not be considered a big contender in your industry — not yet. But things are certainly looking up.
Certainly, the contributions of your personnel should not go unnoticed. Without them,
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
The workplace can be a challenging environment: an amalgam of tight deadlines and dull routines. Sometimes, even companies that pay salaries above industry standards see a high turnover rate among their employees. This is because a high salary by itself cannot meet a worker’s personal needs for fulfillment. If you put a premium on your workforce, you could consider conducting fun team building events as a reward for valuable employees.
When graduates are polled
When people graduate from university and enter the workforce, they think that they will leave cliques behind. The reality, however, is that like-minded individuals inevitably band together and spend time with one another. Not to say that cliques are altogether bad, but as a manager, your end goal is to have your team work efficiently and effectively together, regardless of personality.
Corporate events are held both to reward employees for their hard work and stellar performance as well as to foster teamwork in the workplace. But unless well managed, individuals continue to drift to their own little
Creativity is the new currency. As consumer appetite for new technology and innovation grows, the challenge rests upon the shoulders of businesses to find new ways to adapt to these changes. And these changes are no longer confined to Silicon Valley. The challenge to find new ways of doing things has spread all over cities like Tokyo, New York and Sydney. Teambuilding is an ideal activity to foster creativity among leaders and the workforce.
Team Bonding can offer great advice, as after every Amazing Race presentation we ask the winners a simple question, “why were you the winning team?” With 200 events in the past year or so, we have a large sample of answers to report on. The common answers broadly fall into following categories:
1. Speed – really pushed themselves