Does your office hire summer interns? Then you’re probably already thinking about how to onboard them, bond with them, and make them feel welcome in your workspace. Feeling appreciated and part of a team greatly improves an intern’s experience, and is especially important if you hope to hire any interns after the summer.
Does your team need to let loose? Are you looking to help your colleagues bond or boost morale? Let us warm them up and break the ice. We’re experts in networking that actually works. Our Game Producers can kick off any of our games with some smaller icebreakers that won’t make your team roll their eyes.
See why you should incorporate team building events into your overall business strategy this year to retain talent, develop creativity and more.
The Classic Go Game transformers into 1001 other themed games! Is yours on the list? Need some inspiration? Here are some ideas from The Go Game Brainstorm Headquarters. We've been running scavenger hunts around the globe for 18 years, and no theme is too big or too small for us to run with. So let’s think outside the box (actually, let’s ditch the box entirely) and bring your idea to life so you can play as big as you think.
It’s (getting) cold outside. We’ve got indoor games to heat up your winter. No need to bundle up; all of these games can be done indoors do you don’t need to shovel or plow to get playing. Take a winter break for the afternoon and help your team play as hard as they work.
When’s the last time you went to an amazing conference, or at least one special enough to rave about? For conference hosts, the pressure is on to increase conference participation and audience engagement by providing quality content well beyond watching a speaker on a stage reading off of a PowerPoint presentation. Anyone can read articles about the topics your speakers are presenting, so a conference needs to offer more than just content on slide after slide. So how do you create an event that provides value that matches the good money they’re paying to be there? Exchange PowerPoints for powerful play. Gamify your event with interactive ideas to increase conference participation.
Far be it for us to stand in the way of fun, whatever the form, but we’ve noticed a trend lately: Some organizations are blurring the line between team building and recreation. Most corporate adventures pursued under the guise of team building sound ridiculously fun—excursions that include bungee jumping, paintball, GoKart racing, rock climbing and so on. And while we whole-heartedly approve of the spirit of these exploits, there is a key distinction between recreation and team building.
The key to a successful corporate reorganization consists of two elements in equal parts: seamless implementation and team member support of the initiative. Without the latter, a company risks investing time, energy and resources into a process that may not be adopted smoothly.
During this year’s suspense-filled World Series, many people experienced the joy of cheering for a team who, seemingly against the odds, might win. This phenomenon is called “the underdog effect,” and psychologists have documented it, running tests where people overwhelmingly choose to support the team least likely to win.