Team building seems to have lost its way over the past several years. Most employees hear the phrase team building by management and quickly start contemplating ways to avoid the same old same old activities.
It is important for employers and employees to fully understand the purpose and dynamics of team building activities as well as finding a resource that offers appealing activities to make the team building exercises more welcoming and well, FUN!
Team building activities are intended to improve performance in a team-based environment. Team building is one of the foundations of organizational development and morale that can be applied to companies, corporation and other groups such as sports teams, school classes, military units or flight crews. The formal definition of team-building includes:
Competitive activities allow teams to own their actions by producing meaningful results. Collaborative team building activities push teams to work together to produce results.
The best team building experiences are the ones that allow passionate, dedicated and talented people to give their best towards a common goal, towards a shared vision of success.
In our experience, outdoor team building works best because
Guests at Historic Banning Mills can (literally) branch out from traditional accommodations by staying in a treehouse village.
Set about 70 feet above the gorge and accessible only by rope and wood sky bridges, seven treehouse rooms offer guests a rare opportunity to find tranquility up in the leaves, complete with a slight sway in the breeze and tree trunks bursting through the floorboards and out the ceiling.
The treehouse rooms each come with a king-sized bed, gas log fireplace and lots of windows. Also, just because guests are sleeping in a tree does not mean the accommodations are without modern perks, as rooms include a microwave, small refrigerator and a jetted tub for two, as well as a Keurig coffee machine.
Treehouse rooms are $209 the first night and $189 for each additional night, double occupancy. The price includes a full country-style breakfast each morning of the stay…….READ MORE………