Travel and Team Building
Managing a team can prove incredibly challenging especially if the team members work like a collection of individuals as opposed to working like a cohesive group. However, there are a number of ways that you can utilize to foster cohesion and encourage the team to work together. To build a strong and confident team within your organization, you can choose to travel and have fun together outside your normal environment. There are several outdoor and indoor team building activities that can demonstrate the importance of building teamwork and proper communication in both business environment and other social settings. Activities in these some of the programs are designed to encourage members to pool their talents so they can perform at their best first as an individual as well as team members.
To travel for a team building trips, below are some of team building activities that will inspire your members and inject a perfect dose of productivity and morale into your business.
A Shrinking Vessel
This exercise is an effective way to work on teamwork and problem-solving skills in a team of any size. The objective here is straightforward. The team has to find a way of occupying a defined space that continually gets smaller. You will just need something to help you define the area’s boundary with regards to terms of equipment needs. A rope, blanket and a tape are the equipment you need to make this activity successful. The participants can be a group of different sizes with a minimum of 8 people.
This is a team building game demands an intense physical activity designed to help teams develop collaboration and coordination skills. This game requires a group big enough to divide members into two smaller groups in order for them to compete. Using a ridiculous and fun item such as rubber chicken, Team X will throw the selected item as far as possible on the other hand Team Y passes the item back to the starting line. The participants can be a group of different sizes with a minimum of 10 people.
If you aresearching for a classic team-building moment to help promote collaboration and group support, All Aboardmight be a perfect choice. The group is challenged in this exercise to support physically one another in a decreasing physical space. You will need some material to demark the boundary just like in A Shrinking Vessel explored above. The equipment you will need are; a tarpaulin or small platforms and 10 feet of rope for making a circle. The participants can be a group of different sizes with a minimum of 5 people.
Amoeba Race is a simple exercise that involves close physical contact. This game is designed to help foster group cooperation and cohesion. The members formAmoebawith it’s three: protoplasm, nucleus, and cell wall. Then the team travels and splits into two amoebas, then the amoeba has a race. The participants can be a group of different sizes with a minimum of 6 people. No equipment is required for this exercise.
Team building trips can be very rewarding if done effectively. There are many activities that a team can indulge in order to foster cooperation of the team. Remember after memorable outdoor activities the group can explore attractive beaches on boat trips and travel depending on their number and the size of the boats.