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Is Business Morale Low in the Office?5 Reasons to Try an Outdoor Team BuildingEventWhen tough situations arise in business...
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5 reasons to try an outdoor team building event

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When tough situations arise in business like new management or a large amount of employee turnover, the office morale could suffer. Outdoor team building activities can be a productive way to lift spirits and bond with one another. The lack of productivity, job dissatisfaction and poor attitudes that low morale can cause could really affect the workplace in a negative way. Some good team building ideas may be the correct remedy.

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5 reasons to try an outdoor team building event

  1. 1. Is Business Morale Low in the Office?5 Reasons to Try an Outdoor Team BuildingEventWhen tough situations arise in business like new management or a large amount of employeeturnover, the office morale could suffer. Outdoor team building activities can be a productiveway to lift spirits and bond with one another. The lack of productivity, job dissatisfaction andpoor attitudes that low morale can cause could really affect the workplace in a negative way.Some good team building ideas may be the correct remedy.Lighten the MoodA workplace that is struggling with low morale will often be filled with tension as well. Activitiesthat the employees can participate in together can do a lot for improving moods and addingfun. Having a good time with the people you work with can build relationships and those happyfeelings can translate right back to the workplace. Outdoor games like paintball fighting andrelay races can calm nerves and help everyone have a good time with each other.Get to Know Each OtherEmployees who get to know each other and build lasting connections will respect and enjoyone another better in the office. Activities for team building will help them learn about oneanother better. An outdoor treasure hunt is a fun game that takes teamwork and shows
  2. 2. individuals strengths and personality. Any game that calls for interaction among those in thegroup will increase trust and familiarity. The better co-workers know each other, the easier itwill be to communicate.Problem SolvingAnother good benefit of team building with outdoor games is improving on problem solvingskills. Group puzzles are a good way to use problem solving skills and have fun doing it.Activities like building a raft together combine teamwork and problem solving abilities in a waythat is enjoyable as well. These kinds of activities will also translate well to the actual workenvironment, making it easier to solve work-related issues.Relieve StressA specific focus for team building ideas should be the potential for relieving stress. Anemployee who is stressed out is less likely to be as productive as they have the potential to be.Stress can cause someone to be irritated with their co-workers or boss and it can becomecontagious. Outdoor activities like hiking and sailing help lighten stress and improveinteractions in the group. Yoga can also help those who are stressed manage it better whilerelaxing.LeadershipGames that revolve around the role of leadership can be fun and a good tool to improveworker’s abilities. The trust fall activity is good for leadership, unity and trust in a group. Ifemployees learn to trust each other while blindfolded, they can also listen to each other atwork. Rock climbing can help with leadership among those who direct their co-workers fromthe ground and guide them to the top. Listening to your teammate’s instructions shows thatyou can follow directions and that they can be responsible.An outdoor team building event might be the best idea for team building in an entertainingsetting. The skills and benefits that can come from outdoor activities can be invaluable. Moralecan be improved and the workplace can be a lot more productive and gratifying. For moreinformation please visit: http://www.high5teambuilding.com.About Author:High5 Team Building Store has a Great selection of Products & Games to enhance all your TeamBuilding Events, Meetings, Seminars, Conferences, Training Sessions, Company Socials and anyother type of Social Gathering.

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