The reality is, in this day and age, employees are aware that their work doesn’t need to be tied to a desk in an office from 9 to 5. If their job can be done online, there are serious advantages to allowing them to work from home, even for just one day per week. There are clear benefits but also unique challenges when employees work from home. Here are some thoughts and suggestions on how you can manage and optimize remote teams.
You may already know that team building is critical to your success. And you may already have team members who work well together. But even when all the basic ingredients are present, you have to take time to find ways to keep your team’s spirit positive.
You’re tasked with finding your company’s next event and you need to do something different. You want better than good, bad, or okay. You want a team building activity that will actually engage your team and bring them together. Here are some unusual team building ideas that will bring your team together in fun, interactive and productive ways.
With your conference just around the corner, you’re starting to think about the main feature of your event: your speakers. So the question is: how do you find great conference speakers? And what differentiates a great speaker from a bad one?
If you’ve never worked with a consultant before, you’re in luck; good ones are out there. Here are a few qualities to look for in a great team building consultant and how to find the right one for your team.
When many employees hear the word “team building,” they immediately flinch and think back on years of incredibly awkward icebreakers in school. But small group team building offers the opportunity to maximize your team’s performance and make work-life better.
Team building has a bit of a bad reputation. It’s long been tied up with dull company picnics and tiresome icebreakers. This is a shame, because team building success actually makes all the difference in whether or not your company is a success.
Business is hectic and conference agenda time is scarce. I get it. That’s why, from time to time, we’re asked to lead team building during breakfast. It can be a great solution to accomplish a lot within a given time frame.
Your boss just pinged you to remind you that the conference is only six weeks away. Or maybe you are the boss and you just remembered you said you’d cover it…So now you’re frantically searching for Nashville corporate event ideas.
More and more these days we’re facilitating team building for remote teams. We’re seeing groups with team members who perform the same job, based in multiple geographic areas. And we’re seeing groups with team members who work remotely from home while covering a specific territory.
Some of the most intelligent, creative and entrepreneurial minds in the world flock to Chicago to start tech companies, work at medical centers, restaurants, theaters and more. This is just the place to get the creative juices flowing, build morale, and increase engagement.