How Do You Know it’s Time to Have a Staff Team Building Event?

Doug Staneart  |  May 31, 2016
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Teambuilding Event for Your Staff In recent years, the workforce has changed dramatically. The Millennial generation is a major part of the workforce. We’ve also seen an increase in employee turnover. As a result, there has been a renewed focus on employee engagement. Many companies have been turning toward team building activities to help establish and nurture trust and productivity within their teams.

Some organizations make the mistake of implementing team building activities to correct or solve employee behavior issues. Employee behaviors are certainly an indicator that a team building event may be beneficial for your company. However, under-performance or behavior issues are also symptomatic of a larger problem.

Leaders would be wise to implement team building events before these kinds of behavior issues arise. But how do you know when the time is right to have a team building event for your staff?

Below are a Few Ways to Know it’s Time to Have a Teambuilding Event for Your Staff

Below are a few workplace situations that may signal to leaders that a teambuilding event may be an effective way to proactively and intentionally build trust within their teams.

There are many ways to approach team building activities with your team, but in every case, a proactive strategy is always best. Keeping an eye out for these situations will help you identify when a teambuilding event for your staff makes sense, increasing morale, collaboration, and performance.

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Doug Staneart is president of The Leader's Institute ®. He is based in the Dallas, Texas Region. He is a specialist in corporate team building activities and custom presentation skills seminars.
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