Have you ever attended what was supposed to be team building and found that yourself instead participating in some silly activity while work was piling up on your desk? Don't be baaashful. Tweet with the #baaadteambuilding hashtag!
How can your company offer team building delivers tangible business results and makes a contribution to the community? It is the context setting, debriefing and business applications exercises that transform a charity event into a full fledged team building simulation. This blog post shows you how to do it and offers 12 specific suggestions for giving back to the community.
8 Months ago Dr. Scott Simmerman @scottsimmerman, founder of Performance Management Company, issued a Spring Forward Monday challenge #SpringForward. I raise him and propose Fallback Friday #teamfallbackfriday. It's an ideal time for corporate teams to sit down, evaluate results achieved so far this year and generate strategies to fall back in line if results are not tracking on target.
With the trend towards shorter and shorter time frames it can be challenging to keep team building upbeat and interactive and yet retain the essential ingredients for effective team building. I have previously blogged about one day team building pitfalls and how team building participants are getting shortchanged in the push for shorter team building. While I consider the following formats to be far from ideal and despite all the cautions, the trend towards short timeframes is clearly not going to disappear any time soon. Here are 2 formats for effective team building when a longer session just isn't possible.