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team building activities

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

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 […]
October 5, 2019

Coaching Questions for Each Phase of the Change Cycle

Coaching Questions for Each Phase of the Change Cycle It’s human nature to resist change because we are wired to protect ourselves for survival and our […]
September 28, 2019

Wouldn’t It Be Cool If…?

Wouldn’t It Be Cool If…? Sometimes the best ideas are generated in casual conversations.  Let’s say you are pulling your team together and you want to […]
September 21, 2019

Quiz: Am I as Reliable as I Think I Am?

Often people who are very committed to serving others and have the best of intentions are surprisingly unreliable.  Take that in for a minute… yes, I […]
September 13, 2019

Activity: Laughable Moments

The evidence is in! We need more laughter in the workplace.  Science shows us that laughter has many benefits.  Here are a few benefits of laughter […]
August 30, 2019

3 Lessons Leaders Can Learn from Coach Dabo Swinney

There is something powerful about learning via sports metaphors because our brains are wired to make connections. Metaphors engage and help us understand concepts quickly. The […]