Team Building Activities that are Not Awful

We recently came across this funny and worrisome article on team building activities that went horribly wrong. So, it got our Humor Engineer minds thinking… can we engineer a team building event that is not awful? What are the steps to make team-building enjoyable? Team building activities are a big industry in America – companies… Read more

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Team Building Activities for Virtual Teams

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We recently came across this great write-up on 42 Easy Remote Team Building Activities. Good team building activities can be a vital way to build the relationships on your team, which can lead to increased productivity and improved employee health. And just because a team is remote, it doesn’t mean you’re stuck only knowing each… Read more

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Zombie Tag – A Team-Building Game

Many team-building activities are boring and unoriginal. Not the case with one of my favorites: Zombie Tag. You can get the instructions in this video (and see it in action), or read the instructions below. http://www.youtube.com/embed/PvfngPEiokc Zombie Tag Instructions Have everyone walk around the space. At any point, you can call out someone’s name. If… Read more

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Take Your X To Work Day

Many people have heard of “Take your child to work day” (or something similar)–a day where parents bring their children to work so the kids can get a sense of what mom and dad do while they’re gone all day. It’s a wonderful program, not just for the education of the kids (and the bonding… Read more

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Walk / Stop – An Energizer Activity

A good energizer is easy-to-explain, gets people moving, and hopefully induces some laughter. Walk / Stop fits all of those criteria and serves as a great way to warm-up a crowd. You can get an idea of the instructions from this video (and see it in action), or check the instructions below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a72goyDtjeI Walk /… Read more

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