Posts Tagged by team building activities

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

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

Team Building in the Office Stinks

Do you feel this way?  Even though I speak about and promote team building activities in the office, I know why some of us have believed that team building activities stink.  I know where that disdainful feeling resides and it’s not a pretty place. One of the reasons I am so passionate about using the […] more

Three Qualities of a Good Facilitator in Team Building

Sometimes they are used and sometimes not, however, effective facilitators can guide any team building activity to achieve great, long lasting results. How do they do this? There are many qualities that really good facilitators possess.  Three important ones are: 1.  Keep the desired outcome in sight.  Good facilitators must be in full command of […] more

Why I Use Right Brain Team Building Exercises

Can you tell if you use your right or left brain areas more as you work your way through each day? You won’t be able to feel your brain click over into the right or left side. So how do we know and should we even care? I am not an authority on brains and […] more

Great Managers Use Team Building Games

Many people have debated me on this topic. Their assertion is that “great managers don’t play games and great managers are serious-minded about managing people, budgets, time-lines and deadlines. They do not include humor. In fact, the managers who laugh a lot are demonstrating they are not competent.” What? I want to know where these […] more