Posts Tagged ‘team’

5 Characteristics of Highly Effective Teams

The power of a team lies in its capacity to perform at levels, and deliver results, greater than the sum of its parts. Managers and leaders put a great deal of effort into assembling high-performing teams. Considerable resources are often expended to ensure those teams reach their potential. For team members, as well as other […]

How to Win the Confidence and Loyalty of Your Team

Having the confidence and loyalty of your team makes your job easier. No second-guessing, no arguing, no fights, and minimal turnover. What’s not to like? You might not admit it, but it’s easier to get things done when employees believe in you. I bet you wouldn’t be as stressed if you didn’t have to serve […]

Create Your Culture First, Then Build Your Team

First, the bad news. Most team building activities just don’t work. Most games and events that managers and executives organize to build more teamwork only intensify whatever culture is already present. So, for instance, if a group has a real team culture already, and they go bowling or play laser tag or build a house […]

Laramar Hosts Build-A-Bike In Denver, Colorado.

150 Laramar Community employees get together for a Build-A-Bike ® in Denver, Colorado.  The Laramar employees took time out of their busy schedules to gather for a 3 day meeting taking place in downtown Denver.  The theme of their meeting was “Mission Possible” and the intent was to redirect their focus on raising the level […]

Three Important Questions when Choosing a Team Building Activity

There are probably thousands of different team building activities out there on the market today. How can anyone possibly sift through them all and decide on the “best one” for their group? As soon as you put in the search term “team building” into any search engine, it’s easy to become overwhelmed just looking at […]

Jibe Hosts Build-A-Bike In Seattle, Washington

Employees of the consulting firm Jibe gathered in downtown Seattle, Washingtonto get to know each other better and give back to the community by participating in a  Build-A-Bike ® Team Building Event.  Jibe is a management and technology consulting firm that specializes in driving business results through process automation.  With consultants based in the Pacific Northwest […]

Demoralizing your Team Doesn’t Work

All companies go through periods of greater success as well as challenging times. It’s a part of the natural ebb and flow of economic reality. And when times are tough, company leaders need to find ways to motivate their team to beat the slump – not beat THEM up. When times are tough and business […]

Medtronic Hosts Build-A-Bike in San Francisco, California

Medtronic, the global leader in medical technology, hosted a Build-A-Bike ® team building event at the Hyatt at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco California. The twelve participants were from the marketing department within Medtronic. Most of the employees live in the northern California area but due to their role within the company they tend to […]

Walgreen’s Build Bikes for Boys and Girls in Chicago, Illinois

Walgreen’s brought together over 80 of their consumer loyalty people in a Chicago, Illinois suburb, for a Build-A-Bike Team Building Event. The fun, learning experience culminated with 12 new bicycles being built and given to the Union League Boys and Girls Clubs. The event was entertaining and informative, but when the children were introduced at […]

Allied Builders Raced Through Orlando on a Camaraderie Quest Team Scavenger Hunt

Allied Builders raced through Orlando’s historic district, competing with high tech gadgets to win a Camaraderie Quest team scavenger hunt. Did I say competitive?   No?  They were COMPETITIVE. Instructions given – the race was on to solve clues, take photos, create video’s and win the Camaraderie Quest. Old Florida has a lot to offer for […]

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