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  • Innovative Team Building Activities

    Signature Teambuilding is excited to introduce a new and innovative team building activity called WaterWorx.  After six months of research and trials, we are now delivering this program nationwide. WaterWorx is a cerebral, high-energy team building program designed for a meaningful learning experience that yields dividends back in the workplace. It exercises critical thinking skills, problem solving ability and […]

  • This is how Signature Teambuilding adds real value to an organization.

    From time to time we have the privilege of receiving unsolicited feedback about our programs and the effect Signature Teambuilding programs have on an organization and it’s people.  The following note came from a person who has participated in Signature Teambuilding programs on several occasions as part of an annual meeting for an entire organization. […]

  • The FIVE Best Questions to Ask ANY Team Building Provider

    #1.  “You seem to offer a lot of programs, how do you differentiate your team building programs?” Can they articulate the difference in their programs by more than just the number of participants, length of program, location, type of activity and other logistics?  Are they able to clearly distinguish between programs that are designed for […]

  • Free Team Building Activity -Turnstiles

    This activity has a number of variations to it and is appropriate for lots of populations.  I think it is most effective for large groups of perhaps 25 – 50 or more.  Usually when the activity is first introduced, many participants see this as an individual activity.  Soon they realize that if they work together, […]

  • Free Team Building Activity -Traffic Jam

    Traffic Jam Set Up Polyspots, enough for your team plus one  Briefing Leave the middle polyspot empty.  One half of the team stands on the polyspots to the left of the middle polyspot, the other half stands to the right. Both teams face the middle, unoccupied polyspot. Using the following moves, people on the left […]

  • Free Team Building Activity -Snake Tie

    Free Team Building Activity -Snake Tie This activity is a very challenging problem solving activity that has a couple of variations available to scale up or scale down the difficulty.  First, you must be able to demonstrate how to tie a knot.  I like to start with a simple overhand knot since most everyone knows […]

  • Beware of team building companies picking your pocket.

    A month ago I attended the NCCPS conference in Boulder, CO.  This was my first time attending and it was quite good and interesting.  The conference used an “Open Space” format which is interesting because people just sort of gather and create the conference topics based on need and there is a general assumption that […]

  • Experiential Learning is Team Building

    We all have blind spots when it comes to our own abilities, and they represent our opportunities to adjust our behaviors, improve our performance and get better results. But how can we act on our opportunities if we can’t see them? Enter experiential learning…the Signature Teambuilding way. We believe that experiential learning is truly the […]

  • Free Team Building Activity – Wrapped Around My Finger

    How many times have you been in a meeting that starts with “OK, let’s go around the room and have everyone introduce themselves.”  Every time I am in that situation, I just feel all of the air get sucked out of the room as people moan and groan.  Worse yet, people don’t really listen much […]