Team Building Ideas

Better Teams Blog

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

July 3, 2020

5 Useful Ways to Energize Your Meetings with Polls

Polls are one of the easiest ways to add energy and engagement to your meeting or training. They are also an excellent way to quickly gather […]
June 27, 2020

A Virtual Team Ice Breaker About Hope

Hope is a critical human emotion. It gets us through tough times and inspires us to do better. In times of change and turmoil, spending time […]
June 20, 2020

13 Reasons You Need a Moderator for Your Virtual Meetings

If you are running a highly engaging virtual team workshop or training session, you need the support of a Moderator for maximum success. The criteria I […]
June 12, 2020

Hat’s Off to this Virtual Team Activity

If your team is meeting for work or even a “happy hour” – this is a fun twist. Variation #1:  Simply ask everyone to wear a […]
May 30, 2020

How To Relieve Stress Naturally – Part 2

In Part 1, I shared some resources for the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), also known as tapping. Thank you for all the emails talking about how […]
May 22, 2020

How To Relieve Stress Naturally – Part 1

With all the uncertainty in the world today, stress levels are high for most of us.  Therefore, finding effective ways to relieve stress is important.  Anxiety […]
May 15, 2020

How to Create Virtual Cards to Celebrate Your Team

Recognizing individuals and our team as a whole lifts moods, acknowledges efforts, and strengthens our relationships. When working remotely, we need to be creative about our […]
May 3, 2020

Activity: How Is Your Team Surviving the Quarantine?

Sharing our circumstances with our teams can reduce stress when we are physically distancing ourselves from others. Spending a little bit of time at the beginning […]
April 25, 2020

5 Useful Steps to Lead Remote Teams

GUEST BLOGGER: Chris Steely, Managing Director, Consultant, and Facilitator The word “Leadership” has become a buzzword. Everyone WANTS to be a leader, but few know how […]
April 18, 2020

How to Have an Effective Walking Meeting

Are you exhausted from back-to-back video calls? While I value video conferencing, sitting at my desk for 8 hours a day on video calls is draining […]
April 10, 2020

Book Club for Remote Teams

Remote teams need to connect and engage with each other in meaningful ways. While team meetings are one way to do this, sometimes it’s enjoyable to […]
April 3, 2020

Establish Team Norms for High-Quality Video Conferencing

Many teams have been thrust into video conferences for their meetings after years of having them face to face. Even if they are used to video […]
March 27, 2020

8 Team Building Activities to Connect Your Remote Teams

Remote teams need dedicated time to connect with each other because they don’t have the opportunity to touch base in a break room or talk over […]
March 20, 2020

3 Ways to Check-In With Teams or Clients During Times of Crisis

During times of crisis we need to check in on the people we support more than ever.  There are several reasons we may not do this, […]
March 13, 2020

Future Planning Using Predictions about 2050

When collaborating on your team’s annual goals, it is helpful to think several years out and then work backward.  Looking ahead 10 years used to be […]
March 6, 2020

St. Patrick’s Day Activity

If you don’t wear green on St. Patrick’s Day you might get pinched.  Although pinching is not appropriate in workplace environments, this team building activity is… […]
February 29, 2020

7+6 Essential Supplies in My Facilitator Kit

No matter how much I plan out my team building sessions, I usually make mid-meeting adjustments to my processes in order to adapt to the needs […]
February 21, 2020

Pain/Gain: A Decision-Making Tool

GUEST BLOGGER: Gayle Ely, Founder of Total Life Leadership, is an Executive Coach, Trainer, and Facilitator Teams make decisions all the time.  Some decisions are easy; […]