Ariki Team Building Session
- Kesto: 3 Tunnit (noin)
- Paikka: Rarotonga
- Tuotekoodi: ATBS
11am Meet & Greet at the Flying Turtle Cafe
- Standup paddleboard to Koromiri
- Teams challenges, games etc
- Sea Scooter experience
- Fish & Chips at the Cafe
Finish approx 2:30pm
Why You Should Incorporate Team Building Activities and How They Benefit Your Business
- Enable employees to see each other In a different light
Employees spend a great deal of time with each other, but they are often too busy working to interact with each other regularly. A day out of the office allows employees to see each other in a different light and to interact with employees they may not work with on a regular basis. Despite the size of your business, every employer should take in consideration to incorporate such team building activities.
It’s hard to get to know someone when all you discuss is work. By leaving the office behind, they can discuss their families and outside interests. Some employees may discover they both enjoy hiking, or they went to the same college.
The better they get to know each other, the more connected they will feel. People who like each other work better together. Employees often cite their coworkers when asked what they like most about their jobs. Work can be very stressful and draining but being surrounded by people you enjoy being around can make a big difference.
2. Make employees feel valued
Employees prefer to be a part of something that is more than just a job, something fun to look forward to every day rather than a boring monotonous environment. When businesses encourage their employees to have fun, employees become more engaged. Many businesses include an employee page or add it to their About Us section on their website, often creating things which give more details about each individual employee. Showing appreciation for employees will not only make them feel valuable but it also improves your company image. A great example is shown below from Jeff Arnett at Arnett Credentials. Including your team gives your potential clients a look at who is behind your team and that you care to show others who your team consists of. Keep in mind that happy and engaged employees tend to perform better.
3. Improves business relationships all around
Teams cannot function well if the members don’t get along. Encouraging employees to value communication and teamwork helps improve work relationships and the quality of work. Team building activities are designed to develop stronger communication and collaboration, which help teams become more effective and efficient.
Often, there is a disconnect between employees at different levels of the organization. Leadership and employees seem to have a disconnect when it comes to work.
Team building activities can help close the gap by having them work together towards a common goal, which helps them view each other as co-workers rather than boss and employees. A great way to keep employees motivated and working well with each other is by encouraging clients to write a review on their experience in working with you and your team. This way they can look at what clients have to say about their work as a team. By including testimonials and reviews as shown below by SmartMove’s website, you improve your credibility as a business, attracting both potential leads and future employees. It is no question that individuals look at company reviews, therefore, make sure you provide them with great feedback you have received. When employees feel valued and considered as an asset to their company, their morale improves significantly.
Strong teams are important in businesses of all sizes. However, many businesses focus on making customers happy and often neglect the needs of their employees. They forget their people are their greatest asset, which can be a costly mistake.
Instead, businesses should incorporate team-building exercises as an ongoing element of their company culture. Team building activities not only boost employee morale, productivity and open communication but it can dramatically increase the success and profitability of your business.