The idea that teamwork and collaborative efforts impact a company’s successes is nothing new. In fact, it’s becoming more commonplace for organizations—from small to medium sized businesses all the way up to large corporations—to build a strong team culture and use those values in their day to day. Being a team player is a non-negotiable […]
Real leaders, according to the novelist David Foster Wallace, are people who “help us overcome the limitations of our own individual laziness and selfishness and weakness and fear and get us to do better, harder things than we can get ourselves to do on our own.”
This philosophy is one that we choose to live by […]
Signature Teambuilding was recently featured in The Meeting Magazines November issue. Here is the article written by Patrick Simms.
Back in the late ’80s, corporate teambuilding started to gain traction as a best practice, and one could say that it got off on the right foot. The activities were geared toward improving how teams perform in […]
The following post is a copy of a post on Challenge Discovery’s website. Challenge Discovery is the “sister” company to Signature Teambuilding. Signature Teambuilding partners with Challenge Discovery to deliver it’s TeamQuest program and we fully endorse this article.
The Dangers of “Pay for Play”: Challenge Discovery vs. Go Ape
In August 2016, a woman tragically fell […]
I recently got a request from a client.
He asked for the instructions to an activity I once did with his group.
This activity had an enormous impact in terms of trust.
I thought about it a bit.
At first I felt awkward- that someone was “stealing” my stuff.
But, I surrendered to the fact that I probably “stole” it […]
Productive team building programs can be on-site or off, physical or sedentary, but they should all share something: defined goals and objectives. I speak to clients every day who tell me, “Last year we did a team building event, but it didn’t have the outcome we had hoped for.” Occasionally, I’ll get a call from the administrative […]
I rarely share feedback I receive from a client about our corporate team building programs. However, I just received this email today and thought it was worth posting because I think it may help you think about the kind of feedback you would want to receive from your participants following a team building program that […]
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 […]
#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 […]
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 most […]