We’re never at our best when we’re fearful. Fear can be an upfront, overwhelming feeling or a subtle part of our everyday workplace environment. Creative people know that being afraid to fail is a stumbling block to trying new things and thus, to problem solving and innovation. Team Building Events help groups confront their hesitation to act, moving teams outside of their normal comfort zone. That zone isn’t always a good one. It’s just where we’re accustomed to being.
Really? You’re Scared of This?
I recently lost a big team building event because a corporate VP didn’t think he was a good singer. He believed our program would enable his group to come together, to have fun, to learn more about themselves and their company. He understood the value in creating a song that captured the essence of what his company did, a song that would be a lasting take-away. Seriously, he got all of that! He actually told me, “I know this would be a fantastic team building activity.” But he kept getting stuck on his own insecurity.
- You don’t have to sing and you don’t have to make a fool of yourself.
- You don’t even have to contribute.
- But you do have to show up.
- And sometimes, that’s asking too much.
Fun Team Building (is it an oxymoron?)
No! Do you want to get on the giant roller coaster before you do it? No! Do you revel in the experience and talk about it for days afterward? Yes! No new idea, no innovation, has ever been created in a safety zone. If you play with us, and venture into a meaningful team building activity, you’ll re-discover the potential you used to be aware of. The potential you’ve gotten used to living without.
- We don’t judge – we just do
- We don’t equivocate – we create
- If it was easy, everyone would do it!