8 Ways To Leverage Team Building For Startups

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  • 8 Ways To Leverage Team Building For Startups

    1. 1. Team Building for 8 Ideas to Jump Start your Startup Culture Startups
    2. 2. Team Building <ul><li>Activities in a business related context & can range from simple bonding to team building retreats designed to improve team dynamic. --Wikipedia </li></ul>
    3. 3. Team Building Activity <ul><li>Group Think </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teams of 4-7 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Each TM (team member) has 15 sec. to create their work of art. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Draw the first thing that comes to mind. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Time is up & next member continues where the last person left off. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    4. 4. But First, Driving Your Startup <ul><li>Human Capital </li></ul><ul><li>Leveraging Experts </li></ul><ul><li>Mentors </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Buzz, Publicity </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Money </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul>
    5. 5. The Human Investment <ul><li>Human Capital is the single most important business investment. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Leveraging Experts <ul><li>Human Resources. Legal. Marketing. Accounting. </li></ul>CYA
    7. 7. Mentors <ul><li>Development + Support + $ = Engaged Ees </li></ul><ul><li>Get one for— </li></ul><ul><li>Yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Your Team </li></ul><ul><li>Be One </li></ul>
    8. 8. Planning <ul><li>Failure to plan is planning to fail. </li></ul><ul><li>--Chinese Proverb </li></ul>
    9. 9. Building a Buzz <ul><li>Consumers trust friends (65%) more than experts (27%). </li></ul><ul><li>In average organizations, the ratio of engaged to actively disengaged employees is 1.5:1. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Networking <ul><li>Employee Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination & Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional vs. Non-traditional </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media Integration—wikis, Webex, Google Docs </li></ul>
    11. 11. Money FACT: Human Capital is the largest business expense.
    12. 12. Training <ul><li>Training comes in </li></ul><ul><li>different shapes & sizes </li></ul><ul><li>Make it FUN! </li></ul><ul><li>Memorable </li></ul>Source www.Interbent.com
    13. 13. Team Building 101 <ul><li>Be creative & thoughtful. </li></ul><ul><li>More instructions for all Team Building activities are at www.blogging4jobs.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search Team Building </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download instructions & more. </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. More about the Speaker <ul><li>Jessica Miller-Merrell </li></ul><ul><li>www.blogging4jobs.com </li></ul><ul><li>405.343.5751 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>@Blogging4Jobs </li></ul>

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