The Culture Games – Team Building Event

CultureIQ

If you need an idea for a team building event, look no further. At our team meeting a couple months ago, we realized we were due for a culture event, but lacking a designated planner. Building a culture is about traditions. Engagement Fun Tips Team Building Workplace

5 Team Building Exercises and How You Can Learn From Them

ClearCompany HRM

Team building is one of those aspects of work culture most find difficult to define. Is the failure of a team to perform the result of poor individual participation, a lack of chemistry between members, or bad direction? Performance Management Performance Management System Team Building How do you rate the cooperation different employees display with each other?

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The Culture Games – Team Building Event

CultureIQ

If you need an idea for a team building event, look no further. At our team meeting a couple months ago, we realized we were due for a culture event, but lacking a designated planner. Building a culture is about traditions. Engagement Fun Tips Team Building Workplace

CultureIQ Team Speaks Up: Favorite Team Building Events

CultureIQ

The CultureIQ team is an eclectic bunch, both in personality and professional background. So, in the spirit of appreciating what everyone brings to the table, I decided to poll members of the CultureIQ team about their favorite team building events (past, present, or future).

CultureIQ Team Speaks Up: Favorite Team Building Events

CultureIQ

The CultureIQ team is an eclectic bunch, both in personality and professional background. So, in the spirit of appreciating what everyone brings to the table, I decided to poll members of the CultureIQ team about their favorite team building events (past, present, or future).

Corporate Climbing & Other Team-Building Adventures

OmegaHR Solutions

While team-building activities can be helpful, larger adventures get co-workers out of the office and out of the mindset of work activities. Here are some tips for team building adventures. The classic team-building event is a ropes course.

Team Building for a Creative Business Culture

OmegaHR Solutions

But if you create a close knit team you can snuff out employee conflicts before they happen and create a culture of happy individuals. In fact, happiness has been linked to more productive and creative teams. But which team building adventures would be the best for your company?

4 Team Building Activities That Give Back to the Community

OmegaHR Solutions

For a company’s morale, it is important to periodically host team building exercises. To build an engaging rapport and trust between employees, leaders should consider connecting team building with an emphasis on charitable organizations.

Top 10 Fun Team Building Tips

RecogNation

Teams are an important part of our work lives, so keep your team healthy with these fun team building tips! Host an activity or event for your team once a month to keep everyone engaged and working well together.

I Can Do Without Yoga as HR’s Latest Mandatory Team Building Activity

TLNT: The Business of HR

Yoga is the new HR team-building activity. Something is in the water. Best Practices Healthcare HR Insights HR Management HR Trends Talent Management Wellness Featured

5 Team Building Ideas to Increase Employee Engagement

Quantum Workplace

Team Building. But those in love with team building activities celebrate how it brings everyone together and increases employee engagement. Some people would rather do anything but this dreaded activity. It can be seen as cheesy, a waste of time, and incredibly painful (especially for us introverts). So which is it: A painful experience Read more. Employee Engagement

5 Manager Must Do Tips to Create an Engaged Workforce

CultureIQ

Managers can’t play a harmonious tune if even one person on their team is disengaged. In today’s tough business environment, managers can’t afford to have a team working for them that is not fully engaged. The following article originally appeared in our friend Ruth K.

4 TED Talks That Make You Rethink Leadership (and Why You Should)

CultureIQ

But, in a landscape where the workplace is taking on new shapes, team structures are being redefined, and technology is commanding us to reevaluate responsibilities, what does “being a leader” mean these days? By appreciating the value of these significant contributions to the team, we are encouraging everyday leadership by everyone. While a star-studded team full of high-performers seems appealing, Heffernan explains how this is not the key to a project’s success.

Onboarding: A New Employee’s Perspective

CultureIQ

As a recent addition to the CultureIQ team, I wanted to share a few things I learned from my onboarding process. I hadn’t even started yet, and people were already going out of their way to make me feel like part of the team.

my office is going overboard on team-building activities

Ask a Manager

Everyone in our office thoroughly enjoys Friday Fitness because it breaks up the monotony of our office desk jobs and is a great team-building activity. Unfortunately, the success of this event has prompted my manager to start initiating new team activities. Today at our staff meeting, our department head mentioned that she would like us to think of some team activities that we can do on a weekly or monthly basis.

7 Ways to Make Your Town Hall Meetings More Engaging

CultureIQ

Ask a member of the communications team to interview a new employee each month. Culture Engagement Feedback Team Building WorkplaceAt their best, town hall meetings are an opportunity for senior leadership and all employees to connect, collaborate, and share updates.

The 2 Minute Guide to Memorable Employee Workshops

CultureIQ

After all, it’s no fun to sit and listen to tough team changes or compliance training, yet it must happen. Are Xavier and Callie creating a soccer team that is sponsored by the company? Employee workshops range from fall-asleep-boring to over-the-top entertaining.

An Accidental Culture Tradition is Born

CultureIQ

Brady works on the sales team at CultureIQ. Team Building innovation supportA few weeks ago, my colleague Jamie cut off a 1/3 to 1/2 of her hair. It was a big change, it looked great, and it was recognized by exactly two people in the office (shout out to Erin and Jeremy!).

Are You Free to Disagree?

CultureIQ

Practice thinking with your team by trying to disprove each other, and your potential results will be far greater than the team that is scared to disagree. He rides an electric scooter to work and organizes our team hikes each Fall and Spring.

Culture Initiative Roundup (The Refresh & Revamp Edition)

CultureIQ

Engagement Fun Tips Innovation Team Building WorkplaceHas your employee newsletter been in the same format for years? Do you always fall back on the same icebreaker activities before employee workshops?

Entrepreneurs Need to Focus on Culture, Not Perks

CultureIQ

In each of the three companies that I’ve founded, I had a vision for building a solution and a company. Then I recruited great people and formed teams to help pursue that vision. I often see people mistaking perks for culture.

Team Building And Other Leadership Band-Aids That Don’t Work

SAP Innovation

“I’d like to do a team-building session and get everyone together. Morale is low, and our team needs some motivation.”. Team building won’t fix this problem and could even make it worse. Team building to solve bigger problems.

Culture Initiative Roundup (The Refresh & Revamp Edition)

CultureIQ

Engagement Fun Tips Innovation Team Building WorkplaceHas your employee newsletter been in the same format for years? Do you always fall back on the same icebreaker activities before employee workshops?

An Accidental Culture Tradition is Born

CultureIQ

Brady works on the sales team at CultureIQ. Team Building innovation supportA few weeks ago, my colleague Jamie cut off a 1/3 to 1/2 of her hair. It was a big change, it looked great, and it was recognized by exactly two people in the office (shout out to Erin and Jeremy!).

7 Ways to Make Your Town Hall Meetings More Engaging

CultureIQ

Ask a member of the communications team to interview a new employee each month. Culture Engagement Feedback Team Building WorkplaceAt their best, town hall meetings are an opportunity for senior leadership and all employees to connect, collaborate, and share updates.

Are You Free to Disagree?

CultureIQ

Practice thinking with your team by trying to disprove each other, and your potential results will be far greater than the team that is scared to disagree. He rides an electric scooter to work and organizes our team hikes each Fall and Spring.

The 2 Minute Guide to Memorable Employee Workshops

CultureIQ

After all, it’s no fun to sit and listen to tough team changes or compliance training, yet it must happen. Are Xavier and Callie creating a soccer team that is sponsored by the company? Employee workshops range from fall-asleep-boring to over-the-top entertaining.

Onboarding: A New Employee’s Perspective

CultureIQ

As a recent addition to the CultureIQ team, I wanted to share a few things I learned from my onboarding process. I hadn’t even started yet, and people were already going out of their way to make me feel like part of the team.

5 Manager Must Do Tips to Create an Engaged Workforce

CultureIQ

Managers can’t play a harmonious tune if even one person on their team is disengaged. In today’s tough business environment, managers can’t afford to have a team working for them that is not fully engaged. The following article originally appeared in our friend Ruth K.

Entrepreneurs Need to Focus on Culture, Not Perks

CultureIQ

In each of the three companies that I’ve founded, I had a vision for building a solution and a company. Then I recruited great people and formed teams to help pursue that vision. I often see people mistaking perks for culture.

6 Essential Leadership Responsibilities that Build Effective Teams

TLNT: The Business of HR

To create a fully functional team, the leader needs to exhibit six (6) leadership traits: (more…). Leadership Best practices Change management Company culture Engagement HR management HR trends talent management team building teamwork By Jeff Wolf.

tickling as team-building, awkwardness about my vacation plans, and more

Ask a Manager

We were told to tickle each other aggressively at a team-building event. We had a team-building event recently, which was boring but otherwise unremarkable until it came time to take the group photo. If anyone asks you how you’re able to take so many trips, you could say “I build my whole annual budget around it,” “yeah, I’m lucky to be able to,” “CIA work,” or anything else you’re comfortable with. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

10 Ways to Help Your Team to Be a Lot More Productive

TLNT: The Business of HR

But team productivity truly belongs to everyone on the team, at every level. HR Insights Talent Management Best practices Change management Company culture HR communications HR management talent management team building teamwork

Human Resources in the Zombie Apocalypse

Workology

Let’s talk leadership and team building in the zombie apocalypse. The Team Is More than the Leader. But leaders are nothing without their teams, and teams are more than the sum of their leader’s whims. HR crisis team buildingSo it’s the apocalypse.

child care expenses from team-building retreat, race questions on job applications, and more

Ask a Manager

Child care reimbursement for a weekend-long team-building retreat. I work for a company that has a team-building retreat one weekend a year. I’m a computer programmer/systems analyst, and I’ve gone through some denied-a-promotion adventures this year for a team lead position. If it matters, the type of positions are upper-level research and development roles that involve working with a team as well as a lot of solo work.