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team building activities

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

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 […]
February 22, 2019

Effective Leadership Skills for Great Teamwork

GUEST BLOGGER: Mehmet Baha, Founder of Solution Folder No one would know when he would explode in a meeting. Even worse he could humiliate you in […]
February 15, 2019

The Key to Our Team Success (Activity)

A fun team activity about focusing on behaviors or values important for team success
January 19, 2019

Team Activity to Understand Roles & Responsibilities

Understanding Team Roles and Responsibilities When there is a lack of understanding of the roles and responsibilities of your team members there is usually confusion, inefficiencies, […]
January 5, 2019

How to Develop Your Team Brand Statement

December 29, 2018

Top 10 Team Activities in 2018

Enjoy some of the best team activities shared by Better Teams in 2018.  Each one is designed to be simple, interesting and purposeful. Top 10 Team […]
December 15, 2018

Year End/Beginning Team Activity: The Songs of My Life

At a recent team-building off-site, we needed a simple, fun, short and meaningful team activity to close the five-day event.  The Songs of My Life activity […]
December 1, 2018

Team Activities: It’s A Small World After All

Use one of the three mapping team activities below to help your team discover more about each other or to prepare to travel effectively together. Supplies […]
November 17, 2018

Easy Ways To Quickly Show Gratitude At Work

Easy Ways To Quickly Show Gratitude at Work We all share a need to be appreciated and significant.  One simple way to ensure your team feels […]
November 9, 2018

Photo Metaphors: Connect the Team to the Agenda Topic

Introduction Using photos to stimulate ideas or conversation is one of my favorite facilitator activities.  It’s super easy to do and I find most people really […]
November 4, 2018

Our Need to Be Significant in the Workplace

One of our fundamental human needs is to know that we are significant – that we matter.  Serving on a team is one way to fulfill […]
October 27, 2018

Ultimate Coaching Questions to Respectfully Challenge Innovative Ideas

Ultimate Coaching Questions to Respectfully Challenge Innovative Ideas Leadership Coaching Leaders are accountable to achieve results and also to coach and develop their team.  Asking questions […]
October 13, 2018

Simple Team Building Activity: T-shirt Show & Tell in the Workplace

GUEST BLOGGER: Jinnie Lee Schmid, Performance Improvement Specialist One thing I learned early in my consulting career is that “right tech” is more important than “high tech.” […]
September 28, 2018

Team Reflections Activity: Highs, Lows & Lessons Learned in the Workplace

Team Reflections Activity: Highs, Lows & Lessons Learned in the Workplace Taking time to reflect on shared experiences is a bonding experience for a team.  At […]
September 21, 2018

2 Ways to Prep for High Impact Team Building

Are you planning a team building event?  Perhaps you are working with a team that is struggling and needs some intervention.  Or maybe a team that […]
September 15, 2018

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 […]
August 31, 2018

Important Questions to Assimilate a New Team Member or New Leader

Important Questions to Assimilate a New Team Member or New Leader When a new leader or team member joins a team, it is important to proactively […]