The Benefits Of Team Building Activities

Ultimately team building is designed to improve interpersonal relations between groups of people and consequently improve overall business performance. In other words it is is all about encouraging people to work together as a more productive cohesive unit. Why is team building so important? In a time where workplaces are trending towards modern, flexible, collaborative…

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Roles Within A Team

The secret to team success is having a diverse range of different roles covered. If you have too many people who cover the same bases in terms of skillset, experience and personality, you’ll end up with wires crossed and toes stepped on. According to Dr Meredith Belbin, there are 9 distinct roles on a team…

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Earning The Trust Of A Team

As a team leader, one of the most important and valuable things you can do is earn the trust of your team. If your team trusts you, they’ll feel comfortable with the decisions you make and it will create a more effective working environment. Furthermore, it encourages the team to come to you if they’re…

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Resolving Team Conflict

Conflict is an unavoidable part of working as a team. It doesn’t have to mean open hostility or arguing – it can be an internal feeling between people, or simply people with two opposing ideas that each think theirs is better. As a team leader, it’s crucial that you’re able to resolve this in a…

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Successful Team Icebreakers

One of the most difficult parts of bringing a team together is often the start – getting everyone from strangers to familiar and comfortable with each other is a challenge in itself. Some people are extroverts and happy to take the lead in situations like these, but others will prefer to hang back – the…

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Team Building On A Budget

Team building exercises can be beneficial to your company. The most common types of team building are usually an event such as an outdoor challenge or something similar. This can sometimes be expensive though and some companies may want to avoid this extra cost but still benefit from a good team building exercise. It’s possible…

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Four Different Types Of Team Building

If you’re planning on giving your employees a team building exercise to perform it’s important to understand the four different types of team building, not only for a particular skill but also for the size of your team. By understanding the goals you wish to gain from your team building, it’s easier to determine which…

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