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In one dance class, we had to introduce ourselves and had to say something that would help people remember our names.
Now, I see them a million times a day and I hate it! My favorite team building exercise was not exactly an official exercise, but it happened during a team building and in the end we got better acquainted with each other… so I guess I could count it that way. We had some free time before an official team building exercise, so we decided to go on a hike nearby. One of our colleagues insisted he knew a lovely view around, and led us to it.
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We each got a set of questions that we had to answer about a given colleague. Since the team was fairly newly formed, barely anyone knew anything about others. These were all really generic questions, like: Sure we found out stuff about our colleagues, but all in all everything felt so awkward. This is an example of YMMV. She absolutely hated our mandatory group Ultimate Football games.
Key here of course is if the event is mandatory or voluntary. If not not physically fit or simply those unskilled in a particular event often feel excluded and annoyed and not included as part ofthe team. I would hate it if it were mandatory!
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They take all the fun out of the danger in going to school. Anyone can come and watch the show, and they usually have special food brought in nacho bar, ice cream sundae bar.
I guess I never understood how team activities that have nothing to do with work, are somehow supposed to build teamwork in the office. If a bunch of coworkers go and play a great game of disc golf, how does that transfer back to an office environment? Suppose that Tom and Bob work together I am completely making this up. Tom gets frustrated because Bob never seems to like these reports, always finds something wrong, and just generally seems annoyed at Tom. He would be able to anticipate how the information is to be presented, without Bob having to provide such Needing a frolf partner instructions.
Bob wonders why Tom requires such hand holding. Now suppose they are both great athletes and their team wins the disc golf game. Yet back at the office, there is the same old tension about the reports. For me, this is how this is helpful: I understand what you are saying. Things like perhaps appointing a advocate for the department who can get the support you need.
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No one seems to mind. Needing a frolf partner used to get this constantly during my evaluation. One time I even got told: You can imagine how helpful THAT was. The people who initiated this were work friends who wanted to hang out, not managers. They do help sometimes where the team is new, and duh needs some building up. The thing is, this can easily be addressed by specifically spelling out goals and areas of responsibility.
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Why is that so hard? Why does the boss have to get involved? Yes, I know Bob. Would this work instead? This is really getting more complicated than the simple example I wanted to put forth. I thought about coming up with a complex back story to explain why Tom and Bob might be Ffrolf the way they are, but then I stopped. The point is that they Needding not doing their jobs.
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The solution, as imperfect as it may be, is to provide a very specific framework that allows them to get the work done. Part of this is to solve the immediate problem.
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There are people who are really bad at their jobs who would actually be great in a situation like this one. My worst was just last week. We were put in teams and given a scavenger hunt list, but we had to drive around town to find everything. Third, some of the items were things like a photo of your team singing on stage at a specific bar. Not something an extreme introvert wants to do.
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And for me, the absolute most important part of team building exercises is debriefing right after the activity is done and getting people to talk about their experience doing the activity. My worst experiences in team building is when this is left out. When there is debriefing, that almost always makes the experience better. How does this transfer to the workplace? What kind of skills do you learn with this imaginary game that will help people Needing a frolf partner the typical office job?
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Team building is supposed to Neesing about Big Picture. Well, in a team building exercise, I will make sure that I disable that person so that the rest of the group has to figure out how to solve a problem without that member leading. And that teaches other team members not only what to do in that situation but how they can contribute on an everyday basis, regardless of whether their leader is there or not. But … but … why not hire competent adults and Needing a frolf partner them to build professional relationships and work together?
The parallel I can think of is that if you want to train someone in customer service, you have them do role play instead of giving them a lecture or simply sending them off to learn it on the go. If you want to train someone to cashier, you give them a dummy cash register and go through scenarios rather than immediately sending them on the Needing a frolf partner. If you want to train someone pattner work with a team mindset, this is a way to do it.
Thanks for going back and forth with me on it! If not, I totally understand. More often that not, I try to use situations that are a little more applicable to real life, even if they fgolf more extreme.
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For me, the pretending stuff is too hokey for a professional environment. The team building exercises you describe, even though they seem to work with some people, just get on my nerves. I would prefer to go straight to the Needing a frolf partner part, rather than the round-a-bout method involving the games. At least there you can get some real information.
I WANT to be lectured to. I want a manual. Gimme some real information fer cryin out loud! Oh Needinf about changing attitudes: Changing attitudes is for people who voluntarily seek out help, not for managers to impose upon employees. I guess that these kinds of exercises just really, really disturb me. And as far as new Needing a frolf partner — how about building mechanisms to get new perspectives into normal work processes?
Or by requiring training or reading or other professional development activities that involve new perspectives directly applicable to the job? Those seem way more important than new perspectives in some game. Honestly, the best analogy I can think Neecing that Needing a frolf partner what team building is trying to do is looking at The Karate Kid. Wax on, wax off. Does it seem directly applicable? Is it a useful teaching tool? Is it for everyone?
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I still maintain that camraderie is not built through games. Even if those games might, somehow, possibly, maybe, through some weird tortured logic, be relatable to work. And for the record I think that they way Mr. Miyagi trained Daniel was not Nesding best.
It was just as much about learning to follow orders rather than actual training. Made for good cinema, but that was about it. Needing a frolf partner needs to know the goal of the team.
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Everyone needs to know how they contribute to the team Needing a frolf partner. Think of this as a job description on steroids. Not only does this lay out clear expectations for each employee, but it also provides a starting point for training new employees And bringing current employees up-to-speed.
Everyone needs to know how their teammates Needing a frolf partner to the team goal. THIS is what brings the team together. When you know what your teammates do, then you know who to ask for help, and you understand how you can help the team. Sure there are personality conflicts and such to deal with.
Most people want to do a good job. If they have all this information, how could aprtner fail? Ditto CRM in aviation. The absolute worst team-building exercise I ever went through was when we were all asked to share our worst moment. It was terrible; people were crying, uncomfortable, and upset.
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I felt terrible doing it, but I lied. That said, with the same team, I did another teambuilding exercise several months later, when everyone was feeling under-appreciated and stressed out. We tossed around a ball of yarn and thanked someone on the team or said something we appreciated. The nice part was that we all felt a lot better about ourselves and each other. What happens when something like the above worst moments goes horribly wrong?
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I am not disclosing something like Needing a frolf partner at work nor am I comfortable with someone else talking about when they were abused. It sets off too much stuff. These are such good points. I hope anyone here who runs these types of exercises will pay attention to them. This is part of the reason that a good, well-trained and experienced, facilitator is necessary, and partly why so many, so-called, team-building experiences go wrong.
Just do what you need to do to feel safe. I had similar experiences, which is why there was no way in hell I was going to tell coworkers about my worst moment. A manager at my office decided to take his team to a fun location in the area to work remotely for the day. Picked three members of a totally different team to take along, too. Then later emailed the group to say that four more people can join if they want to. There are about 20 more people on the team.
I have fond memories of some of the team building and trust exercises I did at my close-knit teen theatre camp. And I do like the idea of improving workplace morale with fun activities. I would be happy to see a mix of useful trainings and morale improvers sprinkled throughout the year. A few weeks later, they announced that only half of the students would actually be Needing a frolf partner for the mentoring group.
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