Post Tagged with: "Team Building"

5 surprisingly useful skills I think I’ve learned during the world of lockdown

As we’re finally emerging out of lockdown as we know it and look optimistically towards ‘normality’ it’s interesting to look back over the past 15 months.  Most of us have spent it flailing around trying to get to grips with the madness going on around us, some have actively set out to learn new skills, an...

Virtual or Live team building – which is the best choice for my team?

Virtual team building activities were the way forward in 2020. Thousands of us converted our live events to virtual so that we could still fulfill the ongoing need for team development, even though we couldn’t be there in person. But as we’re now (rather terrifyingly!) nearly halfway through 2021 and we can see a g...

Lockdown thoughts!

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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...