If you see issues at work due to poor communication and interaction of your team, then the benefits of team building are great. If you’re setting up a new project, then you need a team you can rely on to deliver results. This won’t happen if your team aren’t communicating effectively. You may also have a new team member who is new to the group, and hasn’t bonded well yet. Team building activities, even for a day, could really help with bonding and communication, helping your team to gel, so when they get back to the office, then can get to work successfully.
Why are team building activities so beneficial?
The reasons are many, not only are they tremendous fun, helping to break the ice and give people a more relaxing atmosphere in which to enjoy themselves it also provides you with the tools you need for everyone to get to know each other. It’s also an ample opportunity for you to see what skills each one of your team has, who is good at problem-solving, who is good at conflict resolution and planning?
Long-lasting connections from great team building activities
Another benefit is that your team will make long lasting connections helping to foster good relationships with each other, which will in turn help them to work better together. It could help resolve issues in the future and lay down the building blocks for better communication on a deeper level.
Helping to break the ice
For those that are new or simply shy, team building exercises help break the ice, and as relationships improve you will find that work productivity improves too. This helps with staff morale and helps them to improve in self-confidence.
Confidence and team spirit
As they become more confident you will also find that there’s a better sense of team spirit, and this can also manifest itself in a healthy sense of competition, leading to increased productivity. As your team become more motivated, as team leader, you will reap the rewards. As they become closer you may also see an increase in innovative ideas and more creative output, which is win-win for all.
Escape Glasgow – for team building activities with a difference
If you’re now convinced of the benefits of team building, then why not come and visit us here at Escape Glasgow. You’ll be locked in a room or rooms where each team has to solve a series of cryptic clues and puzzles in order to escape along with maps and other clues. They’ll have 60 minutes in which to work out things out before they can escape, and it’s a perfect opportunity to get your team working together. You’ll reap the rewards in the long run. Take a look around our website and then get in touch to find out more.