Teamwork makes the dream work. Good leaders are excellent team builders. They bring people together, encourage them to reach their potentials and enable them to act. Find team-building ideas, tools, and strategies to help you build teams and make change happen. Managers, supervisors, team leaders and facilitators will find these ideas super useful.

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4 Reasons Why Team Building Is Important

Team building importance is often misundertood. Many Philippine companies do not go beyond teaching team concepts or playing games. This post can help you change your perspective about the importance of teams and team building.


8 New Ways a Team Building Facilitator Helps Your Business

Wise managers hire professional team building facilitators who can design team experiences as solutions to team challenges. Result-oriented managers do not waste time, energy and opportunities to playing same-old, same-old games that people thought to be team building. They know that some games destroy teams even more for they promote unhealthy competition instead of positive …

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3 Purposes of Team Building

Team building is a combination of interventions you make to inspire, equip, and enable a team to succeed. It is not an event, a collection of games, or an intellectual concept. Team building initiatives fail when organizers focus on rituals but ignore reasons, are obsessed with activities and ignore applications, when they think of games …

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Train team leaders.

Being a good team member does not necessarily prepare one to become a good team leader.

It is prudent for organizations to install a team development program to ensure that team members and team leaders are equipped to handle their roles.

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Clarify team roles.

A role given to a member of the team may not provide a whole meaningful satisfaction.

Sometimes, it feels too small to make a real difference.

Everything will make sense when you consider your team purpose.

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Communicate and collaborate.

Working with others is never easy. In fact, working with others are usually frustrating, time consuming, and stressful. Ask me why. Because teamwork isn’t natural to us. Filipinos are competitive that there is a tendency not to cooperate with others — most specially with people whom we deem as competition to promotion. Dito kami, Doon …

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Set team guidelines.

Your team can set your own guidelines. You do not have to wait for management to write down a new set of policies for your team to perform well. You can do this. With your team, brainstorm a list of behavior you would like to see in your team. You can prompt your team to …

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Promote the I in Teams.

“There is no I in teamwork.” You must have heard of this hogwash before. The intention is to promote teamwork. Unfortunately, good intention is not enough. In an effort to promote teamwork, some team building facilitators forced the I to disappear. There is I in teamwork. That I is personal accountability. The next time you …

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Raise team awareness.

Help your team make accurate assessments of its actions and structure. Understand that your team is a perfect fit to its current structure and performance of its members. People preoccupied about their daily businesses become blind to what they’re doing. They fail to correct themselves. They ignore the great potentialities before them. As a team …

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Plan for Success!

Observe that in many team-building games, facilitators require you to play one game after another. They give you instructions. Then tell you the time available for you — and the best time ever which you are not likely to beat. They do not bother to tell you why you’ll play the game. There is no …

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Get team commitment.

This is a common mistake. In my eight years of helping organizations build teams, many managers think that team building is a great opportunity to chill and relax.

Others consider team building as an opportunity to exorcise those bad attitudes of some team members.

They pray that through inspirational speeches, team members will change heart and be more committed to meeting the business objectives of the organization.

Trusting Relationship for Leaders and Teams

A common mistake is to consider work as impersonal endeavor. Work is interpersonal. Cultivate a culture where your members value good relationships. Encourage magnetic relationships. When members have magnetic relationships, they are attracted towards helping each other. They know precisely that you keep on standing as long as you are united with each other. How …

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Build high-impact teams.

You can become a better team leader. You can develop skills that can help you inspire, enable, and empower members of your team.

Beyond your annual team building, there are strategies and techniques you can use to build teams every day.

And working with a team-building facilitator can help you build teams the right way.

24 Easy Ways to Build Champion Teams

This guide introduces vital ideas about team building and explains the common reasons why many managers fail in building high-impact teams. Managers, supervisors, and team leaders can immediately use the 24 tips you can find.

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