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.
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
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
Work teams are made up of real people – not robots. Real people flourish in teams when they are happy, their efforts are appreciated and their environments are rewarding and fulfilling. This doesn’t occur in a vacuum as successful teams are essentially effective individuals with common goals, supportive culture and mutual respect. So, one way to increase the performance of your team is to intentionally work to establish a happy, harmonious culture where people feel supported and can bring their “best selves” to work.
Great teams do need to be nurtured
Planning a team building corporate event is sometimes not an easy task. Besides finding a time that suits everyone in the company, event planners will also have to take into consideration other factors, such as the type and purpose of the event plus catering or other provisions. For those who are planning team building corporate events, listed below are five questions that can help you choose the right activity for the company:
1) How many people are attending? This is perhaps
Sports-themed team building activities are a great way to encourage friendly competition among employees in a company. In addition to this, sports competitions also help pave the way to forging better relationships with co-workers by boosting communication among colleagues and helping them find ways to overcome differences with each other. Lastly, competitions provide an invigorating way to break the monotony of office work while keeping employees fit and healthy at the same time.
However, planning a sports-themed corporate event can be overwhelming and exhausting. To
Teambuilding events are a good way to give employees a much-needed break from the hustle and bustle of corporate life. In addition to energising tired employees, teambuilding is also a good way to foster better relations with co-workers since it promotes communication and camaraderie. However, organising a teambuilding event can be time consuming, and for companies looking for something out of the ordinary, the search for a one-of-a-kind corporate event can be quite burdensome.
Businesses based in Sydney, however, are very fortunate. There are various
Astute managers know that time for team fun leads to greater engagement and happier teams. Teams that have fun with each other focus their energy positively and have better rapport with mounting evidence of higher productivity too. Low morale in a workplace is characterized by sabotaging behaviours (eg gossiping, time stealing) that spread amongst bored, unsettled or disengaged teams. Our advice: If your team gets in a negativity rut you need to devote some time to personal connections and fun.
So, all teams benefit from team fun, how can you add fun within the time and budget constraints of modern
What if I had a simple management tip that would contribute to a more enthusiastic and productive team, who are happy to come to work and want to stay around a while?
What do you think the number one thing employees would like more of? Well I’m betting if you did a quick poll right now “more fun” would be pretty close to the top of that list.
That’s my tip – simply add fun to your workplace.
You’re a good manager right? And I’ll bet you’d love to have more fun at work too. But just now you’re thinking fun is
At Team Bonding, we’ve worked with hundreds of teams and observed some key success factors that create brilliant events with lasting positive impacts from your investment in Team Building. The keys to success are understanding the following:
What are the goals of the event? What do you want to achieve?
Some common goals that we hear are:
Pure fun/reward after a period of hard work
A mental or physical break from day to day routine and/or a desire to see team members in another light
A perceived need for new challenges or to motivate competition
A new or changing team getting established and need to get