One of the best ways to pull your team together is to use team building hands on activities. These activities can be both fun and informative, and they can foster better relations among team members.
The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.
“Kids” of a certain age can remember sitting at their granddad’s feet as he regaled the family with tales of his two-mile trek to school every day after milking cows, bringing in firewood, and doing other chores. He probably sounded both heroic and crazy. Who goes through all that just to wind up in school? Ah, those were the “good old days” when kids actually wanted to learn and were willing to go the distance – any distance – to receive that diploma. For millions of children today, an education is still a prize to be coveted. They’re eager to learn because they want a better life for themselves and their families.
If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you.
~T. Harv Eker
Unfortunately, some people’s experiences with corporate team building have left them with an impression of an out-dated, kumbaya-type event whose only result is a vaguely positive mood that quickly evaporates back at the office. Done correctly, corporate team building is even more relevant to corporate life and success today than ever before.
There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.
~Ella Wheeler Wilcox
How Team Building Shapes an Office Environment
One might question why team building is important in today’s working world. In short, a company is only as strong as the sum of its parts. Each individual plays a valuable role in the functioning of a business. For a company to achieve its full potential, a strong sense of unity among team members is essential.
How do you get a room full of random wheels to roll in the same direction? By connecting them all to one vehicle. But first you need a vehicle to construct that vehicle, and that’s called team building.
Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it.