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We upload a new team building activity or resource for you each week.

July 19, 2019
How to Plan an Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

How to Plan an Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

GUEST BLOGGER: Kathleen Kerr, Director of Organizational Development & Training with MEMIC (Maine Employers Mutual Insurance Company) Looking for an interesting outside adventure to do with your […]
July 13, 2019
How to Prep the Leader

How to Prep the Leader

On one of my first official team building gigs, I almost blew it.  I designed an agenda to address the leaders needs but chose NOT to […]
July 5, 2019

How to Build A Better Team

In what areas is your team excelling or struggling?  This age-old question is constantly in the minds of leaders as well as team consultants who support […]
June 28, 2019
Team Mascots

How To Design a Team Mascot

Sports teams have had mascots for a long time.  A mascot in baseball was used as early as 1880 and intended to be a lucky charm […]
June 21, 2019
Are You Ready to be an independent consultant?

Are You Ready To Be An Independent Consultant?

What I Wish I’d Known Are you thinking about hanging up your corporate hat and going out on your own?  I’m often asked for advice from […]
June 15, 2019

18 Icebreaker Questions to Get to Know Your Team

Most teams want to feel connected with their colleagues.  One way to build relationships is to facilitate a short icebreaker at the beginning of team meetings […]
June 9, 2019

How To Plant Seeds To Reinforce A Message

Planting seeds is an excellent metaphor for many team activities.  Seeds can represent opportunities, growth, change, and development. Rather than just talk about the metaphor, why […]
June 2, 2019
I Scream for Ice Cream with My Team

I Scream for Ice Cream with My Team

Looking for a fun way to connect with your team this summer?  Ice cream can be a delicious way to reward your team and create a […]
May 25, 2019
How to Take Control of Your Time

How to Take Control of Your Time

One of the most common complaints I hear from busy professionals is “I don’t have enough time.”  I’m guilty of this too.  Sometimes I feel like […]
May 20, 2019
Easy Flip Chart Ideas

Easy Flip Chart Ideas that You Should Try

GUEST BLOGGER: Dann Bleeker Pedersen Try these easy-to-make flip chart to keep your team focused while brightening up your meeting room! Pick and choose from the […]
April 26, 2019

All About Me & All About Us

Building a strong and connected team takes effort.  This simple activity will provide the team with insights into the individual team members as well as possible […]
April 19, 2019

Using the GROW Coaching Model with Teams

Where Did the Grow Model Come From? The GROW Coaching Model is one of the most widely used coaching model.  This model was developed by Sir […]
April 12, 2019

How Assessment Helps Leaders in Building a Highly Productive Team

Download and listen to How Assessment Helps Leaders in Building a Highly Productive Team. You’ll learn more about how to develop a strong team. One way […]
April 5, 2019

6 Keys to Effective Listening

Have you ever been misinterpreted what someone told you?  Of course, you have!   We misunderstand each other to one degree or another in almost every conversation […]
March 29, 2019

Activity: Fly Your Team to New Heights

In this activity, your team will be able to analyze their current state and also identify areas they would like to improve.  Using the metaphor of […]
March 22, 2019

Fun Ways to Celebrate Submarine Day with Your Team

Why not celebrate Submarine Day and have a little fun with your team?  Submarine Day is usually celebrated on April 11, because on April 11, 1900 […]
March 9, 2019

Six Secrets to Connect & Engage Remote Teams

I asked her if she would share some of her “secrets” and she provided some replicable ways of working that keep her remote team connected.
March 5, 2019

Connect Your Team: UP the Happiness Factor

Leigh Ann Rodgers with Better Teams   Happy Teams are More Connected Connection is a core characteristic of happy teams. HAPPY is one of the five […]

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