When we hear the term ‘team building’, instantly we are drawn to the word ‘team’ and then what can be done to help this ‘team’ improve or grow. To Bespoke, team building is about understanding, appreciating, developing and maximising the people in your team, and also the team as a unified group.
1. Team work
the importance of team work and what is needed to make you a better team. Learning how to work together effectively will create efficiency and knowledge on how to manager each other’s strengths and weaknesses.
Good communication is vital for a high performing team. Team building can help break down barriers in communication and also how to better utilise both verbal and non-verbal forms of communication.
All teams need leadership from one or all members in a team. Structured team building activities will identify leadership qualities in individuals and highlight areas where all staff can contribute as leaders.
We believe is one of the most important to have in any workplace. Reinforcing the value of having fun in the workplace and what significant results can actually be achieved when fun is involved.
Bonding is important as it can create that sense of looking out for each other and helps to build trust amongst your team. Team building provides the opportunity to learn about each other and grow respect for each other in a fun environment.
Confidence applies to every single task that someone undertakes and, having it, will produce significant gains in results. Participating in team building exercises in a comfortable situation will help to develop confidence in yourself and others.
Every member of a team has a role to contribute. Being responsible for a role will either ensure it is fulfilled or learnings are taken from it to apply for future. Team building will reinforce how taking responsibility and providing responsibility are both vital contributors to team performance.
No matter how you look at it, team building is vital to incorporate into any business or organisation.