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

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 […]
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

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February 3, 2017

9 Dimensions Team Building Activity

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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 […]
January 18, 2017

Break the Ice with The Four Quadrants Activity: Simple Team Building Activity

The Four Quadrants is a tried and true team building activity to break the ice with a group or team. It is now one of my favorite activities […]
January 10, 2017

Positive Actions to Take If You Think Your Employee Doesn’t Like You

If you have a direct report that puts out strong vibes of dislike for you it can be unsettling. Especially if you have no clue why […]
December 28, 2016

10 Signs Your Team’s Trust is Strong

While trust itself is technically invisible, the symptoms and results of trust are very observable and tangible. Here are 10 signs your team has high trust: […]
October 31, 2016
Team Charter

Key Elements You Need in a Team Building Charter

Many teams are not aligned about things like their team goal(s), roles and responsibilities and/or how the team makes decisions.  Often these elements are just assumed […]
September 28, 2016

Misunderstood Intentions in the Workplace

Has anyone ever misinterpreted your email and been really upset with you? I’ve witnessed or experienced this at least three times in the last few days. […]

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