The importance of trust for an effective team and five activities to help your staff build trust
Trust is key to effective working relationships, but it’s hard to trust when you’ve been let down in the past. Some people are naturally distrustful or have a natural distrust of managers and even colleagues due to previous negative experiences.
So how can you position yourself as a leader people can trust and respect? How can you develop a corporate culture built on genuine trust and mutual support?
Organising corporate events with a focus on trust is an essential […]
Ten ways to get the most out of team building programmes for your staff
Be honest. When someone mentions team building, do you inwardly roll your eyes? Feel yourself filling with dread? Picture someone doing a Ricky Gervais impression of the worst boss ever?
If you think team building is a waste of time, you’re not doing it right. In fact, investing in team building is one of the most important aspects of building a successful business. Done properly, team building increases engagement, creates a positive corporate culture and improves your bottom line. In addition, it develops […]
Why a fun workplace environment leads to enhanced productivity and increased staff retention
How would you describe your workplace? Dull? Uninspiring? Or fun?
For many of us, fun is the last thing we think about when we consider our job. After all, business is serious business. Yet when we bring a sense of fun to our work, not only does it become more enjoyable, we reap other benefits as well. When we work with people we enjoy spending time with, we also get:
– Improved motivation
– A stronger sense of ethics and appropriate behaviour
– Better communication
– Positive leadership
– A […]
Quick and simple activities to give your meetings and workshops a boost
It’s a familiar scenario. You’re gathered together for a meeting, but most of the participants are distracted, bored, or just plain falling asleep. If this rings a bell, have no fear. Help is at hand in the form of energisers.
Energisers are a great way to revitalise a group when energy levels and motivation are falling. They’re usually utilised at the beginning of a conference/workshop/meeting or after a meal break, when the group may be flagging. A good energiser will help […]