Team buildings A + (PLUS)
Make sure the event is worth your money, time, and energy not only required of you but of your team.
Ask yourself the following questions:
Why are you holding it?
What do you hope to achieve?
How will this make your team stronger?
Corporate clients often create an event for their attendeds so that they will be educated, enlightened, engaged, and energized.
Burnout is prevalent among the majority of workers with 68% reporting feeling burnout at work. - CareerBuilder.com.
It is not uncommon for companies to plan weekend retreats for their team members.
Take for example, Oprah, who hosted a 3-day party in Barcelona, in celebration of her 55th birthday followed by a 10-day Mediterranean crusie her employees and their families where they traveled to Italy, Turkey and Greece. The trip was valued at $5,4000 per person!
Perhaps, not every company can do it as BIG as Oprah…but there are still plenty of activities you can do with your team.
“There is no “i” in TEAMWORK.”-unknown
Why not go on a mini yoga retreat, and come back refreshed? Why not take advantage of Hawaii’s beautful hikes and provide a nice picnic lunch and icebreakers at the top?
Companies are seeing the added benefit of team building and mini events throughout the year…they can be a simple way to say “thanks, I appreciate your contribution to our company” and they can also address problems, and build tthe teams comraderie and morale.
Visit this site, print out these quotes and check out the statistics. Cut the quotes in strips and put them in a jar, have every employee pick one out of a jar at the beginining of the work day.