Post Tagged with: "Team Building"

6 key skills you need to create a robust team

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘team building’, and to some employees (and managers!) the words fill them with dread.  These activities have become synonymous with raft building, spaghetti tower construction and generally going on a bit of a ‘jolly’ away from the office and feeling slightly uncomfortabl...

How to turn role play into a positive experience

We’ve all experienced that inward groan when we are told we have to participate in something we really don’t feel comfortable doing, and I think we can all agree that a common cause of this is hearing the dreaded words ‘and now we’re going to practice that through a spot of role play’. It seems that it’s al...

How do I choose the most effective Team Building activity?

Perhaps you’re working with an ineffective team, morale is low, but you can’t quite pinpoint where the tensions lay and are therefore powerless to improve them. You might be aware of the issues within your team, and want to observe them remotely to assess the impact they are having on your business and come up with...

Why SMEs should continue the Christmas cheer into 2019

Blue Monday? Whether or not you believe in the formula behind the phenomenon of Blue Monday (a term apparently devised by a Dr Cliff Arnall, describing the most miserable day of the year), it’s clear to everyone that January is a bit of a depressing month, not least when we return to work after a potentially long bre...

Recruitment is a two-way street – how can you stand out?

Graduate Recruitment It’s that time of the year where many large businesses are in the process of searching for the cream of the graduate crop to join their team, with typical graduate schemes looking to run assessment days around March and April, following the rounds of initial applications post-summer results day. ...

5 reasons why murder mysteries are an effective team building activity

How does team building help in a business context?  Specifically, why use murder mysteries as the basis of your team building?  Our slide share takes a look at 5 of the main reasons why. 5 Reasons why Murder Mysteries make an Effective Teambuilding Activity from Helen Saxton ...

6 Skills a Murder Mystery activity will boost

It’s not always clear to see what the benefits of Team Building can be, so here we’ve taken a look at just 6 of the key skills which can be boosted by a murder mystery team building event. New-Infographic-1 ...

A Murder to Die For

Did you get a set of pants for Christmas that you didn’t really want?  Not me! It’s no surprise that as we get older, we become increasingly difficult to buy presents for, and a great number of my friends and family are now buying an experience for their loved ones, rather than wasting money on some unwanted under...

Winner Winner!

Winning is very exciting (especially if, like me, you’re not hugely competitive and therefore it doesn’t happen very often).  It might be a game of Cluedo or the Egg & Spoon race at the school sports day, where your reward is simply the thrill of taking part and the simple pleasure of coming first with no thou...

Miss Scarlet with the lead piping…

We all love Cluedo, right?  Well put it this way – I was far more likely to persuade the rest of my family to play this with me than the dreaded Monopoly, and as a budding sleuth I was always delighted when they agreed to investigate with me.  Playing games together unites families, and it’s possibly our first ...