Developing Leaders: Not-So-Typical Team Building Activities

Now that we've covered all the theoretical aspects of building and maintaining a cohesive and effective team, let's switch things up and have some fun!

I'm sure we've all had that one boss who tried to implement team building excercises that were more awkward, or even unusual, than fun (think Michael Scott from The Office). 

But give the guy a break, it's difficult coming up with activities that aren't cliche and are also stimulating. However, we'll save you some trouble of brainstorming engaging and fun team building activities and give you our top three favorites!   

Topics: HR Supervisor Training Employee Coaching Leadership

Developing Leaders: Maintaining Team Spirit

Alright so imagine you've got yourself an amazing team. They are all adeptly trained, they all get along, and deadlines are always met effectively. Fantastic! Now the question is... how do you keep this going? It's one thing to create a great team, but another to maintain that team.

That's why it's important to educate yourself on how maintain and improve (when needed) your team's morale! Luckily our friends at Google and Disney have done immense amounts of research regarding this topic, and have published their results for all you go-getter leaders out there!

So what have Disney and Google learned about improving employee happiness and effectiveness in the work environment? Check it out:

Topics: Business Advice Leadership

Developing Leaders Through The Benefits of Teamwork


″A boat doesn’t go forward if each one is rowing their own way" ~ Swahili proverb

In a competitive workplace, it is easy to get caught up in the hype of working solo, especially if you work on commission and your paycheck relies on it.

However, it's important to remember that the heart and soul of every great company is teamwork. It's the notes played by every team member in a company or department that creates a harmonious work environment, fueling creativity and fostering learning experiences. 

Topics: HR Leadership