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  • 1. Brought To You By http://teambuildingactivitieshq.comOffice Team Building Ideas Brought to you by Team Building Activities HQAll Rights Reserved © 2011 Team Building Activities HQ http://teambuildingactivitieshq.com
  • 2. Brought To You By http://teambuildingactivitieshq.comWhen you work in an office, you get to know the people you work withwell. This can be a good or bad thing depending on how you react topeople and get along with others. If your office staff has a hard timedealing with others, or if team work is a pitfall, perhaps your officecould use some team building. Team building is a relatively newconcept, bringing people together in a positive way, in order to boostoffice moral.Team building is not only a great way to cut out a large amount of strifein your office work place, but it is also a good way to help youremployees grow as people. Some of the following ideas are used tobring office co workers closer together and create tighter bonds.Office team building ideas: Build a mock house. Set up two or more teams. Provide all thenecessary materials; use your vision; be creative, e.g., popsicle sticks orpencils, paper clips, gum, glue, tape, paper, plastic, carpet, etc. Place allthe materials on a table and have each team select the items they needto build the house. Allow 20 minutes to complete the house. Determinewhich completed house can withstand water damage by using acontained “water bucket dump” environment. You could also applywind resistance utilizing an item designed like “the big bad wolf”;create your own disaster. When completed discuss how each memberworked and participated in the team. Celebrate: Provide the winners with a “huge” gold Star. Hang it fromthe ceiling for all to see. Ask the members of the winning team to passit to each team member until all team members have had the Star.All Rights Reserved © 2011 Team Building Activities HQ http://teambuildingactivitieshq.com
  • 3. Brought To You By http://teambuildingactivitieshq.comTrivia Pursuit Put two teams together. Utilize words and programsfrom your daily staff and office work. Pursue the words for at least 20minutes. At the completion, have a discussion with the group on howthe support of other team members allowed them to win or not winand how that same type of interaction applies to their work life. Celebrate: Never forget a staff birthday. The company can put forth aneffort to celebrate every person’s birthday. This can mean a cake, anoffice gift or a simple card. All of these ideas will help the staff feel as ifthey are part of a team. Handing out chocolate bars or teats for a jobwell done also makes for a happy staff.Although it is not hard to create and come up with team buildingactivities, it can be hard to find the right ones for your staff. If you findit is hard to create the right activities for your group, you can hire a“team building” company. These are fully staffed companies who canhelp your office function as a group, rather than separate entities.These teams are also able to help your office solve conflict in a positiveway. Team building has been used in governments and universities foryears, and the results have been quite astounding.All Rights Reserved © 2011 Team Building Activities HQ http://teambuildingactivitieshq.com
  • 4. Brought To You By http://teambuildingactivitieshq.comTo learn more about team building activities for theworkplace come visit us at:http://teambuildingactivitieshq.comIf you’d like 31 free icebreakers to take your teambuilding activities to the next level you can get that forfree by visiting:http://teambuildingactivitieshq.com/31-icebreakers/And if you’d like an advanced toolbox of team buildingactivities, then I recommend you take a look at this:http://teambuildingactivitieshq.com/toolboxAll Rights Reserved © 2011 Team Building Activities HQ http://teambuildingactivitieshq.com

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