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team building activities

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

March 6, 2020

St. Patrick’s Day Team Building 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. Moreover, […]
February 29, 2020

7+6 Essential Supplies in My Facilitator Kit

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 […]
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; […]
February 14, 2020

Bond with Your Team While Building Bikes for Charity

Bond with Your Team While Building Bikes for Charity If you are pondering how to mix adventure, team building, and serving others into one event, then […]
February 7, 2020

Team Building Activity – For the Love of Books

Team Building Activity – For the Love of Books Most people have at least one book that they love to read.  A book that has had […]
February 1, 2020

Quotarian – Team Building Activity

Quotarian – Team Building Activity Imagine you are in an all-day team building meeting and serious conversations are taking place.  The feeling in the room is […]
January 25, 2020

1-2-4 or 1-3-6 Team Building Activity For Team Collaboration

1-2-4 or 1-3-6 Team Building Activity For Team Collaboration Are you looking for a new way to gather information for a team (or group)?  1-2-4 is […]
January 3, 2020

Icebreaker: Personalized Card Deck

Icebreaker: Personalized Card Deck This personalized card deck will surprise and delight your team.  Simply gather pictures of your team, the funnier the better.  After that, […]
December 27, 2019

Top 10 Team Activities from 2019

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 […]
December 13, 2019

Annual Team Calendaring Activity

Annual Team Calendaring Activity If you are facilitating a team annual meeting, it might be useful to do a team calendaring activity.  In this exercise, key […]
December 6, 2019

4 Actions Top Coaches Do To Stay Relevant & Energized

In order to become a top coach, you’ll need to focus your effort.  The top coaches I know are constantly learning and growing.  They all walk […]
November 26, 2019

Team Building Activity: Step in the Circle

Team Building Activity: Step in the Circle One way to build trust is to learn about people.  When we learn about people’s backgrounds, interests, and perspectives, […]
November 16, 2019

Why You Should Start Blogging Now

Why You Should Start Blogging Now There are many reasons that you will benefit from when blogging.  You’ll get a sense of satisfaction in sharing your […]
November 8, 2019

4 Ways to Repair Damaged Trust

4 Ways to Repair Damaged Trust Sometimes we find ourselves in situations where trust is low, and this creates all kinds of hurdles.  When trust is […]
November 1, 2019

Nemesis: Reframing Challenging Relationships

Nemesis is an activity that addresses the limiting beliefs we have about people who we find challenging to work with.  Let’s face it, everyone has at […]
October 25, 2019

5×5 Challenge: Give Praise that Makes a Lasting Impression

“Good job!”  “Nice work!” “I appreciate you!” Blah, blah, blah – that really means nothing.  These compliments are so broad and generic that the receiver may […]
October 20, 2019

Mad Tea Party (with examples)

Mad Tea Party is a Liberating Structure I’ve recently learned and have already come to love. In the past two weeks, I’ve incorporated this activity into […]