Corporate team building activities vary widely, some good and some ridiculous. A ‘hot new trend’ in corporate team building has been using cooking as the activity. Does it work? The answer to that lies in how it is facilitated. There is an inherent value in the activity because you are working on one of Maslow’s […]
Key learnings for participants: It is important to be aware of assumptions, and recognize one is making them, though sometimes it will be necessary to make assumptions (due to urgency of decisions, lacking complete information) Dynamic tension between speed of decisions and cost of gathering complete information (it is not practical to have all facts before making decisions; assumptions are […]
Here is a recent request from a person on our website looking for the right tool to collect, rate and assess problems: “James, in a nutshell, we know some issues exist and we know some have not yet been identified. Essentially, if everyone came prepared to discuss their perception of what issues exist, and we […]
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Participants walk through a course blindfolded and lead by a partner. This is one of the most powerful and, ironically, one of the simplest events we offer. The Trust Walk is about leading, following and communication. Many leadership styles emerge during this event. Some find it difficult to be responsible for another person’s safety and […]
This event is designed to get the group interacting, having fun and is traditionally an icebreaker. Although a great icebreaker, there are great insights that are possible in the areas of: leadership, trust, communication and changing perspectives. Any of these can be touched upon during discussion and connected back to work. To complete the tasks […]
Walk across a series of planks as a group without falling off. This is a great physical activity to challenge participants. Leadership, trust and problem solving are all outcomes from this activity. To access this post, you must purchase Monthly Membership, Yearly Membership, Lifetime Membership or 30 Days Membership.
Each group member to change the board they are standing on, so that they are not standing on a board with any original board members. This activity will highlight the need for leadership, communication and interdependence. To access this post, you must purchase Monthly Membership, Yearly Membership, Lifetime Membership or 30 Days Membership.
All group members are to stand on the platform long enough to count to 10. Begin with the largest version of the platform and move to the smallest. This is a group activity that involves increasing trust through proximity, dealing with dwindling / limiting resources and problem solving. Like many activities, this has typical communication […]
Move the entire group through the center hole in the web, the ‘Hole in Space’ as quickly as possible. This is a fine event for demonstrating to a group that they can improve their efficiency performance by discussing previous attempts and by working together as a team. Decrease in performance time can be dramatic. To […]