Today, at every workplace, all the attention is focused on making the customers happy but businesses often forget about their most valued asset — employees! Employees are the assets of every organization and its growth is directly proportional to the hard work employees put in. As a result, there is an increased need for team building & better management these days.Team building and planned activities not only boost morale of employees, but it can also increases their conviction towards the employer & work.
As stated by CFO of Scholastic, Maureen O’Connell, Team building activities facilitates better communication, motivates employees, promotes creativity, helps in developing problem solving attitude and skills and most importantly, increases trust factor amongst employees. A few successful ways of building a great team are as follows:-
- Set clear expectations off the team
- Do not divide on the basis of seniority level.
- Keep timelines for team building tasks
- Keep your control and an eye on the developments happening
- Try & create teams with cross cultural & functional opinions
Team building can be a task if you have a larger organisation. Here are a few activities which can effectively help in building a strong team.
- Field trips to different places
- Shared meals where everyone sits & eats together
- Professional workshops & sessions conducted by team members
- Volunteering & Researching together for new projects
- Physical activities like dance, sports, music etc
10 best podcasts around Team Building are listed below for your reference & can be used to motivate your employees.
- The Andy Stanley Leadership Project– http://andystanley.com/podcasts/
- The Engaging Leader by Jesse Lacey– http://www.engagingleader.com
- All in: Elevating Your Leadership Game– http://www.aliciadunams.com/bestselling-author-alicia-dunams-all-in-elevating-your-leadership-game-podcast-series-makes-itunes-new-and-noteworthy/
- Beyond the To-Do List– https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/beyond-to-do-list-personal/id554734474
- Team Building and Leadership Experts- https://www.teambuildingsabre.com.au/team-building-podcast
- Building Great Teams y Perry Noble- https://perrynoble.com/podcast/building-great-teams
- Leadership and Team Building Training Podcast– https://www.totalsuccess.co.uk/leadership-and-team-building-podcast/
- Team Building 101– https://www.manager-tools.com/2007/05/team-building-101
- Team Building Exercises– https://deadzonegame.podbean.com/e/team-building-exercise-1-rebs/
- Building the best teams– https://www.cipd.co.uk/podcasts/building-best-team.