Organizations take valuable time out of important face-to-face retreats to engage in what many organizations refer to as “team-building.” Buyer beware, as much of what you are seeing is team-building junk food. It’s time together, but just as in the true nature of junk food, these experiences can have a damaging effect on teams and the experience.
Meet Merrick Rosenberg, president & chief learning officer, Team Builders Plus. Meet Merrick Rosenberg, president & chief learning officer, Team Builders Plus.
Working together to help others is a quick way to get to know others on a very different level. The various stateside and international mission trips I’ve been on with high school
youth and people of all ages have confirmed that fact each and every time. As with any service project, the servers come away with just as much as those being served. Getting a large hotel staff with many departments interacting and "playing" for the same team has to be tricky; so two recent community service projects from Denver hotels caught my attention.
Tips for surrounding yourself with people who can make an event sink or swim.
Echo Canyon River Expeditions offers innovative team-building activities.