Have you been on a team building retreat that was a complete waste of your time and money? Filled with pointless exercises supposed to build trust but instead make you question why anyone thought this was a good idea, there’s no doubt that a bad corporate retreat can be an expensive mistake.
However, when planned effectively with a specific purpose in mind, a company retreat can have a powerful impact on your business’ success, strengthening the ties between colleagues, improving communication and reminding everyone of the business objectives and what they need to do to achieve them […]
Get better results from your staff training by using experiential learning
It isn’t enough just to learn the theory behind new ideas and skills. You need to put them into practice to see how they work before you can utilise them in the real world. That’s why “learning by doing” is becoming increasingly popular. Combined with expert facilitation and debriefs it boosts morale, motivation and productivity, improves communication and supports employees to get to know each other better and understand the team’s strengths and weaknesses.
It is important that you use facilitators experienced in this […]
A Corporate Family Fun Day is the perfect way to break down the barriers of the workplace and spend quality time with both colleagues and family.
Any CEO will tell you that in order for a company to run smoothly there needs to be a collaborative work environment between colleagues that allows them to support each other and reach the company’s goals. In the digital world of today, this natural collaboration is happening less and less. There are people in the same workplace that only ever communicate via email, and barely even talk on the phone. As […]
The characteristics that make a good boss great and how you can develop them to boost morale, improve teamwork and see better performance all round
There’s a lot of talk about what makes a good boss. The problem is that most of what you read about good management is very generic and not really actionable. It tends to focus more on what employees would like than what a manager needs. Your employees may well think you’re wonderful if you don’t care when they’re late, but let that tardiness become a habit and it’ll […]