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Team Building Activities


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Build Relationships, Enhance Team skills and learn to work more effectively together. Our team building programs help your team get to know each other better in a non-work setting. All of our activities enable participants to work together in a fun, informal team environment, which helps break down barriers and develop a lasting camaraderie that your team will take back to the office.

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Team Building Activities

  1. 1. An introduction to CRITICAL PATHFINDERS Love Your Work Love Your Life
  2. 2. Why, What and How Love Your Work Love Your Life Team Development Personal Development <ul><li>Team Building Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Team Training Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Keynotes </li></ul><ul><li>Keynotes </li></ul><ul><li>Seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching – personal </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching – business </li></ul><ul><li>Books / writing </li></ul>
  3. 3. WHY BUILD TEAM? <ul><li>Build relationships. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce stress. </li></ul><ul><li>Raise morale. </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance communication. </li></ul><ul><li>Reward, recognize and motivate. </li></ul><ul><li>Shared experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulate creative thinking. </li></ul>
  4. 4. WHY CRITICAL PATHFINDERS? <ul><li>World leader in innovative and effective team building programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on client objectives to maximize your ROI. </li></ul><ul><li>Suitable programs for any group in any location. </li></ul><ul><li>Activities that are meant for teams. </li></ul><ul><li>2% of revenue donated to charity. </li></ul>
  5. 5. OUR APPROACH <ul><li>We want to know your objectives: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tell us your story…knowing your objectives helps us maximize the impact of our program for your group. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>After your needs have been identified, we provide: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A detailed proposal with specific recommendations. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regular communication with you as we plan the specifics of your event. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. NEW! VolunTeamBuilding <ul><li>All the benefits of team building PLUS your group has a chance to be of service. </li></ul><ul><li>Capitalize on the trend toward greater Corporate Social Responsibility. </li></ul><ul><li>The key to our VolunTeamBuilding program is the debrief which helps participants gain valuable insights and learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Recommended: Video Add-on. Teams film their efforts and use the film as a means of sharing their experiences with the other teams. </li></ul><ul><li>PAY IT FORWARD </li></ul><ul><li>Teams are given a quantity of money and are instructed to “go out and do good”. </li></ul><ul><li>We create a sense of competition by challenging teams to be the “most creative”, “help the most people”, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>COMMUNITY PROJECTS </li></ul><ul><li>Your group is assigned one or more community projects and teams go out and work on them. </li></ul>
  7. 7. VIDEO TEAM BUILDING <ul><li>A fun and creative team-oriented session. </li></ul><ul><li>Each team is given a video camera and makes a short movie. </li></ul><ul><li>Fully customizable activity, able to deliver on almost any objective you may have. </li></ul><ul><li>Guidelines provided to participants to help them with the process. </li></ul><ul><li>After the films are made, they are viewed in a common location. </li></ul><ul><li>Half day to full day in length. </li></ul>
  8. 8. TEAM OLYMPICS <ul><li>A series of enjoyable team building activities/challenges. </li></ul><ul><li>Fast-paced and energetic. Strategic thinking required for success. </li></ul><ul><li>Each activity lasts ~ 30 minutes. </li></ul><ul><li>Complementary activities chosen to suit your specific objectives. </li></ul><ul><li>Activities can be themed to correspond to your line of business or conference theme. </li></ul><ul><li>One hour to full day in length </li></ul><ul><li>Example activities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Tower </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indirect Path </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Machine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crazy Catapults </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amazing Egg Drop </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More details available at: </li></ul>
  9. 9. FOREWARD THINKING <ul><li>We transform your meeting room into a mini-golf course. </li></ul><ul><li>Each team designs and builds their own mini-golf hole with unusual materials. </li></ul><ul><li>Each team gets a putter and golf balls and plays a round. </li></ul><ul><li>Various add-ons including a planning session and presentations. </li></ul><ul><li>One hour to half day in length </li></ul>Wish your team was on the golf course instead of in a meeting room?
  10. 10. SMASHING THE BOX <ul><li>An efficient method for defining problems and finding effective and creative solutions. </li></ul><ul><li>Helps groups get to the root of any business problem and begin solving it. </li></ul><ul><li>Various creativity tools are applied to a real or imagined business situation. </li></ul><ul><li>Tools include: creativity warm-up, problem definition, assumption smashing, mind mapping, random input and the Post-it tool. </li></ul><ul><li>Half day to full day in length </li></ul>
  11. 11. ENLIGHTENED TEAM WORKSHOP <ul><li>Hands-on experiential training workshop built around the premise that there are 13 Qualities that are shared by all high performing teams. </li></ul><ul><li>A team that seeks to exemplify these qualities is called an “Enlightened Team”. </li></ul><ul><li>Full of amazing insights and actionable strategies to enhance the performance of your corporate team </li></ul><ul><li>Follow-up actions ensure that the learning is put into practice. </li></ul><ul><li>Half day to three days in length. </li></ul>
  12. 12. NEW! Leveraging The Power of Crisis <ul><li>Most companies will suffer or survive the current downturn. </li></ul><ul><li>However, a rare few will emerge stronger, better positioned and thriving in their marketplace. </li></ul><ul><li>Which will your company be? </li></ul><ul><li>The time to seize the opportunity is NOW. </li></ul><ul><li>It is time to change your focus, seeking solutions that lie beyond “the way things have always been done”. </li></ul><ul><li>Now is the time for your employees to be as creative and as productive as possible. We can show you how. </li></ul>
  13. 13. PADDLING ADVENTURE <ul><li>We will make your outdoor adventure exciting, memorable and highly worthwhile. </li></ul><ul><li>We take the ordinary paddling session and add in team building games/activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Activities are designed to be challenging and interesting to a corporate audience. </li></ul><ul><li>Half day to full day in length </li></ul>
  14. 14. LEARNING DEBRIEF <ul><li>Your team building session doesn’t have to be “just for fun”. </li></ul><ul><li>Our learning debrief is a valuable learning experience for your participants that can be added to any of our programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Prior to the program we work with you to determine the topics that are most relevant to your team. </li></ul><ul><li>In our “debrief” session we help participants make the connection between the skills used in each activity and those used in daily business activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Participants will find themselves listening, discussing, writing, sharing, moving, laughing and applauding. </li></ul>
  15. 15. IN SUMMARY <ul><li>All programs offered have been carefully designed so that they can be used for either of two purposes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>they can be used as fun relationship-building activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>they can be debriefed by one of our professional facilitators and used as a team development experience </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All of our activities are a challenge of a group’s business skills such as teamwork, thinking strategically, trust, communication and leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Contact us for recommendations on the program that best suits your needs </li></ul>