For the Love of Books

For the Love of Books

Most people have at least one book that they love to read.  A book that has had some emotional impact on them and in some way has changed how they think or feel about something.  One way to connect and learn about bonding with your team is by discovering what book(s) they recommend. This team-building activity, “For the Love of …

Quotarian

Imagine you are in an all-day team building meeting and serious conversations are taking place.  The feeling in the room is intense as the team talks about challenging issues.  Then, suddenly, someone makes a comment that causes everyone to burst into laughter.  The tension is temporarily released, the team is smiling, and positive energy fills the room. Why not document …

Top 10 Team Activities from 2019

Almost every week, we share team related activities and blogs to help you build happy and high-performing teams. Here are our most popular team activities shared in 2019.  Each activity is designed to be simple, interesting, and purposeful. Mad Tea Party (with examples) – Get a large group moving and connecting about any topic Nemesis: Reframing Challenging Relationships –  Change mindsets about …

Activity: Establishing a “Best Team” Culture

GUEST BLOGGER:  Mark S. Smith, Executive Coach & Author [This is a modified excerpt from Distinctions: 52 Lessons in Leadership by Mark S. Smith] Great teams often have the togetherness that shows itself in continued relationships outside of the organization. Poor teams don’t even want to get together within the organization, let alone outside of it. The leader’s role, therefore, …