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

April 29, 2018

6 Simple Ways Leaders Can Build Trust

In a recent Better Teams survey 38% of respondents cited trust as their biggest team related challenge. Building and maintaining trust is one of the most […]
April 15, 2018

People Mapping Team Activity: Energizing Icebreaker

People Mapping is a fun, energizing icebreaker that can be used to emphasize the value of having different perspectives on a team. In this 5-minute activity, […]
April 9, 2018

5 Things Your Team Need to Feel Rewarded & Not Threatened

Do you know the five things that will increase your team’s motivation and commitment to the work? David Rock’s SCARF Model describes the five domains that […]
April 1, 2018

Easy Team Building Activity: Candy Match Up

Here is a fun (and tasty) team activity you can easily execute in about 5 minutes during your team meeting.  In short, candy is placed on […]
March 27, 2018

[On-demand Webinar] Dramatically Improve Your Team Dynamics Using DISC

Team dynamics are essential to success. To get instant access to this FREE on-demand webinar, just click this link: On-Demand Webinar:Dramatically Improve Your Team Dynamics. The […]
March 9, 2018

A Question to Prime Your Team to Talk about Change

If you are about to facilitate a meeting about a change in the workplace, you have a potential conundrum on your hands. The very thought of […]
March 3, 2018

8 Workplace Rituals that Boost Employee Engagement

Beyond the workplace it is easy to think of examples where rituals unite, motivate and ready a “team” to excel together.  Imagine a sports team repeating […]
February 1, 2018

A Light “Heart”ed Icebreaker for Valentines Day

Want to have a little fun with your team on Valentine’s Day? Here is a simple and fun QuickConnect (icebreaker) you can do with your team […]
January 17, 2018

How to Reduce Conflict On Your Team In Hours (Effective Team Communication)

If you ask a team what their biggest challenges are, most will talk about communication issues. And, if you peel back another layer, they often talk […]
December 27, 2017

How to Set Up a Mastermind Group

“When a group of individual minds are coordinated and function in harmony, the increased energy created through that alliance becomes available to every individual in the group.” […]
November 6, 2017

“Thankful for…” Mad Libs Activity

THANKFULNESS FOR… Taking time to be thankful is important.  It nourishes the soul, brings us to a happy place and allows us to celebrate. Here is […]
August 23, 2017

Sign Off: Activity to Break the Ice with New Colleagues

If you have a big meeting where people are coming together who do not know each other very well, this is a fun way to get […]
April 6, 2017

Motivate Your Team with Poker Points

I’m sure you have heard of using a points system to motivate and reward behavior. Poker Points is a unique and fun way to incentivize your team. […]
March 16, 2017

(More Questions for) Break the Ice with the Four Quadrants Activity

I was both excited and surprised with all the buzz from the my post Break the Ice with the Four Quadrants Activity. It really seemed to resonate […]
February 21, 2017

Get More Buy-In for Your Ideas: It’s All in Your Approach

Looking for ways to get buy-in for your ideas? It may be as simple as making minor adjustments in how you communicate with your team members. […]
February 5, 2017

9 Dimensions Team Building Activity

9 Dimensions is a powerful team building activity designed to build relationships and trust among team members. I just used this with my Mastermind group and everyone raved […]
February 3, 2017

9 Dimensions Team Building Activity

9 Dimensions is a powerful activity designed to build relationships and trust among team members. I just used this with my Mastermind group and everyone raved about it, […]
February 1, 2017

How To Practice Mindfulness at Work

I’m proud to share that I’ve joined the “mindfulness” movement.  I regularly meditate and practice yoga.  I’m working on letting go of the urge to multi-task while […]

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