Team building often has a bad reputation, with far too many employees thinking that their company sending them off for a ‘team building day’ is almost a punishment.
We, however, think the complete opposite. Team building events should be seen as a reward or an incentive, and they should absolutely be fun to attend and participate in.
Fun team building is the core of a successful event. Boring, dreary and seemingly pointless exercises will do nothing but create bad feeling amongst employees and serve to further widen the ‘them and us’ gap.
Sending your team on a fun team building event should help to build working relationships, improve interdepartmental communication, and if you get your mix of teams right, help to break down any barriers between management and other levels of employees.
The key to ensuring that you have a fun team building event that is enjoyed by everyone is to select the right event for your people. A wholly young group of employees will have different tastes and expectations of a team building event to workers with more experience, so it is critical to find an event that will suit everyone.
Thankfully, we have a great range of team building events that cater for all age groups and management levels. By providing a level playing field for all, where people get a chance to showcase their skills as well as mingle with different management levels as equals, our fun team building events help people to learn as much about themselves and their capabilities as well as each other. Which will then be taken back into the workplace to help everyone grow as individuals as well as together through the company.