Monthly Archives: November 2013

Should Leaders Have Team Building Skills?

A lot is expected of our leaders. Dictionary.com defines a “leader” as a person or thing that leads.” That may seem obvious, however, does that mean the leader must “lead” teambuilding sessions? Myriads of books, articles, videos and white papers have been written for generations by researchers and others who have opinions about the specific […] more

One of the Best Team Building Ideas

The best team building activities require participants to work together toward a common goal.  There are many fun team building activities that don’t make it to my “Best” list because they are often a waste of time and are not created around a common goal.  If you combine a good cause with that common goal, […] more

Who Do Leaders Turn to When…

I have yet to meet a leader who knows all the answers and responses needed to every challenge that comes her way.  That observation does not speak to the varying and fluctuating levels of confidence leaders have in their positions of responsibility, but it does indicate the existence of a Leader Resource System that is […] more

Team Building Taps Fun Childhood Memories

One of the most profound benefits of playing games, in general, or using ice breakers, is the access to positive childhood memories. For me and for so many others, playing games while growing up was so fun. We competed and laughed through Boardwalk, Colonel Mustard, Battleship and Seven Card Stab. It was a time when […] more