Organizing a corporate team building event is the smartest investment for business owners. There are tons of benefits for the employees as well as for you and your firm. And the number of options for such events is enormous. You can choose indoor rock climbing, a cooking contest or an escape room adventure. Just remember that each company faces its own difficulties when it comes to teamwork, communication, and efficiency. That is why you should previously decide which activity suits the firm best.

Advantages of Team Building Activities

Improved Communication

In most firms, office days are basically the same. Employees are usually separated into groups and communicate solely with their department colleagues or close friends. This makes a perfect environment for communication gaps within a firm. But, when participating in a team building event, everyone is equal and engaged. This establishes new connections and improves appreciation and understanding between the employees. Doing some communication and trust building activities always improves the overall opinions we have about each other.

Relaxation & Fun

In some businesses, especially startups, the employees need to work twice as hard compared to a regular, already established business. And when people get overworked, they lose track of their basic social lives which usually creates tension and weird energies in the office. Besides improving communication and efficiency, team building activities are also great for having fun and relaxing your employees thus getting rid of stress, unwanted quarrels, and tension. Plus, when everyone is relaxed, you will get a better perspective on behavioral traits and inner conflicts. This might give you ideas for reorganizing and improving some working methods.

Changed Mindset

We all know that the best ideas come when our relax-modes are on. Archimedes said Eureka when he was taking a nice and pleasant bath, so organizing a day at a spa resort might invoke some creative juices flowing at your office. Changing mindsets, atmospheres, and routines are the keys to keeping your creative brain at top form. This is why when choosing an activity, try to make it a creative one as well, like solving puzzles or campfire stories. Try it and see, after a weekend of team building activities, your employees will shine and contribute like never before.

Improved Efficiency

The main goal for business owners who organize such events is to improve efficiency. And it works, team building activities are the best when it comes to motivating your employees and increasing success rates. However, to truly accomplish this you’ll have to do them on a regular basis, at least once or twice a year. If you notice some conflicts or communication gaps, immediately start planning the way you’ll relieve tension and induce positive feelings in the office. Poor teamwork is the number one reason for failures and company embarrassment.

About Escape From The 6

Escape From The 6 is located between Mississauga and Oakville. Whether you are looking for a fun night out with your friends or family, a date night, or organizing a private event like a birthday or corporate team building events, escape games are fun for all.