Team Building Activities Adelaide
20 November 2020 · 12 min read
Are you organising Team Building Activities in Adelaide? We can help.
Have been tasked with organising a team activity and wonder where to start?
There are many options and companies that run team building activities in Adelaide. It is therefore easy to be unsure where to start and what are the best activities. Your goal should be choosing the right activity for your team to meet their goals and objectives.
Firstly you need to consider all team members when selecting an activity. For instance – do you have some colleagues with mobility issues? Are your team introverts or extroverts? Would your team prefer a creative or active event?
You can be sure that people do not want to participate in an activity where they are made to feel silly. The objectives should be on fun, getting to know people better and have something to talk about at work. You want to be able to measure success by people saying:
So how can you make sure you achieve this? Due to many years of experience we have a process that we believe will set you on the right path. Therefore, keep reading to understand our approach for selecting the right activity for team building Adelaide.
Team Building activities run for different reasons, however the end result is often the same. For instance getting to know your colleagues better, how they work and how you work with them. According to an article by Team Bonding there are 6 main reasons for Team Building.
Successful team building activities can have a huge impact on your team. Especially working effectively and cohesively. Ultimately this leads to increased productiveness and overall work satisfaction.
Team building activities in Adelaide provide time for learning in a fun, stress-free way. The benefits are not just for people who are part of the team, but for the business as a whole. Colleagues are able to understand each others strengths and weaknesses. In addition, if key learning objectives are focused on they can be transferred to roles and tasks back at work. A blog by biz fluent looks at the Objectives of Team Building.
They discuss that businesses are moving away from competitive environments to collaborative. Due to this change more companies are undertaking regular team building activities. Effective connections allows team members to work together and solve conflicts. The best way to enhance this process is through team building activities.
During Team Building Activities many people step out of their comfort zones. People take on roles, such as leadership, that they do not do in their normal work environment. This results in you seeing people in a different light. For example a quiet team member may become a leader. Or a leader may not listen or include team members.
To summarise effective team building means more engaged employees. This in turn creates a better culture and ultimately increases production. Further information on this topic is found in an article in Forbes. Why Team Building is the most important investment you’ll make.
In conclusion the most important step when organising a corporate team building activity is to be clear what objectives you want to achieve. Therefore, even fun team building activities Adelaide should include key learning objectives.
We have a related article on this topic that may interest you – Picking a Team Building Activity that’s right for my Team.
Some examples of key learning areas that team building activities Adelaide can focus on include:
The process of planning and having control of where you spend your time. Most Team Building Activities will put people under time pressure and force them to prioritise tasks. Thus teaching people how to increase effectiveness, efficiency and production.
Effective communication is critical. Team building activities will either succeed or fail based on the quality of connections. Look for ways your teams communication techniques can be improved.
Many team building activities require creativity and innovation. This type of activity allows you insight of the creative members of your team and how they contribute to outcomes.
This is a core concept for a leader. Team building activities are like a mini project and require people to delegate clear roles and priorities.
This in turn can provide feedback on the leadership and management of key people in your team.
Your team should be working together towards one goal. To enhance your team choose an activity that is collaborative not competitive. This will give you insight into the levels of cooperation in your team.
Team Building Activities create events for leadership to emerge. Not only will this give you insight into the natural leaders, but also how they influence other team members.
Some harmless competition, can be beneficial in your team building activity. Having a desire to be the best could be good for your business. However, you want to make sure that collusion and team work are the key goals.
Another blog by Company bug discusses the benefits of team building in the workplace.
Selecting the right activity with your objectives in mind you will give you greater ROI.
If you are organising Team Building Activities in Adelaide CBD or surrounding areas you want to make sure that they are successful.
There are 4 areas that you need to address when organising an event.
Step 1. Gather all the information you need about the event before you start doing any research. This is an important step in the planning process. It will save you a lot of time if you complete this before moving on.
What is the reason or purpose - why is this event taking place. Generally knowing this is the key to choosing the right team building activity. This should therefore include outcomes and expectations.
What is your Budget for the event. Knowing will reduce you wasting time in getting quotes for team activities in Adelaide that you can't afford.
In addition, group size, location, date and time are important information to know. This will enable you to get accurate quotes for Team Building Adelaide.
Step 2. Research and gather ideas.
Do you need a venue? They can consume a big chunk of your budget so it is important to choose wisely.
The Best Team Building Activity. There are so many team building options available in Adelaide. You need to find the right team activity to meet your budget, objectives and any other criteria you have. In addition, do you want Team Building Activities or Team Bonding Adelaide.
Step 3. As you gather all your information compile checklist and WIP. This will ensure organising the event does not get stressful for you.
Try to have a key decision maker on your committee - it will in turn save a lot of time
In addition, promotion of the event is important to the team building activities' success. The way you prepare your audience can make a huge difference to the success or failure of the event.
Step 4. Gather feedback. This can be fantastic guidance for next time.
In particular make note of what worked well and what didn't work well.
Was everyone able to join in the activity or did people feel left out?
Was the venue appropriate?
Did you feel as though it was value for money?
Include with what would you do different next time.
Planning you event will ensure success.
We have a free guide that will help you plan your conference or event, it can be used in your staff meetings as well. In addition, we have a Checklist that focuses just on Christmas parties and end of year events. Feel free to download them - we are sure you will find them helpful.
We have put together some information on our most popular team building activities. We have many other options to suit all your objectives. Therefore, for fun team building activities in Adelaide, indoor or outdoor team building activities in and around Adelaide or team bonding Adelaide we have you covered.
Further more you can find a huge range of activities on our website that are run in Adelaide and throughout SA. In addition to make it easier for you, we have organised them in categories. This is just a small selection of our Team Building Activities – check out our website for more options.
We have a large range of Socially Responsible Corporate, Charity Team Building activities available to be run in Adelaide CBD and surrounding areas. These activities will be an unforgettable experience for your team and therefore the recipients. In addition, they will provide a lasting legacy from your team activity. A great way to give back to the local community.
As a result of the popularity of Charity activities, we have developed a great free resource. This will allow you to get the most from your Charity Team Building Activity. Download our 8 Ways to Maximise your Charity Team Building Activity.
This guide will help you when you are planning your charity event in particular.
Creative Team Building activities are a great choice to tap into, unleash or expand the way your team thinks. This can enhance how they approach work and problem solving. Creativity can inspire people and therefore increase productiveness and team bonding. Tapping into the left side of your brain in a creative team event, can result in new opportunities. That is, trying new ideas, and new ways of thinking, and problem solving. In addition, they reduce stress and are inclusive. They do not require you to have any musical or artistic ability to participate in.
Problem solving skills make a huge difference to your career. They are highly prised by employers as companies rely on you to identify and solve problem. Ultimately working out what the underlying issues are, is the first step in solving a problem.
Team Activities Adelaide with a problem solving component enhance your teams skills in a fun and stress free way. Similarly, they are great to get to know your team better and observe strengths and weaknesses.
They have the added benefits of:
We have a great selection of both indoor and outdoor team building activities in Adelaide that focus on Problem Solving.
Successful teamwork is essential to creating an amazing work culture. But how do you create a great team? You have to build it and maintain an environment of trust and support.
Team Building activities that have a specific focus on learning and development are essential in establishing good team habits.
As a rule creating and maintaining a healthy workplace culture is an ongoing process. It will make your company far more successful and enjoyable for every person working there.
Above all doing it successfully can save you money. As a result you can spend less, get better ROI, and have your people out of the office for less time.
In summary the focus of these activities is team building as opposed to team bonding.
There are a range of workshops as well as Experiential activities. In addition, most of the Learning and Development options are tailored to meet your exact objectives. They can be customised to run from a couple of hours or expanded over 1-2 days. Workshops and coaching can be run online as well.
Cooking is a wonderful team building activity. It’s fun, challenging and much more enjoyable when shared with others. However, the best part about cooking is that you create something special using simple ingredients. And for your team, it’s great knowing that you worked together to create something spectacular and memorable.
Furthermore, objectives they meet are: Time management, creativity and problem solving. Cooking together draws on a sense of team spirit whilst being a fun event. As a result you learn about people’s skills and enjoy some great food and drink at the end of the activity. This activity ticks all the right boxes for fun team building activities Adelaide.
Most evening team building activities can run in the day time. They are usually indoor and more in the style of a fun team building activities Adelaide. These activities and are a great way to unify your team. This category of activities is social, fun team bonding style events. Above all they are a great way to finish the day of a conference or fantastic ideas for Christmas parties. The best option if you are looking for a relaxed activity that is fun and improves team morale.
Our range of Team Bonding Adelaide activities includes:
The increase in technology has caused physical activity to be pushed aside. Spending 8-9 hours per day sitting at a desk can therefore make us feel tired. Many people advise that it causes them to be bored and restless. To combat this we need to be innovative and add some excitement to boost our energy at work. This can be accomplished through outdoor team building activities Adelaide.
All our activities are tailored for corporate groups – knowing that everyone’s fitness levels are different. Therefore, most activities include a number of problem solving aspects. This ensures that all people are included in the activity.
Due to COVID 19, many people are working from home for the first time. It is vital that people feel part of a team. As this period of lockdown and isolation continues performance and team work may be an issue.
Therefore, it is important to ensure team members are communicating effectively. Continuing to grow your teams effectiveness will in turn increase their efficiency. Thus resulting in a strong company and culture.
We have a range of Online Team Building activities for teams in lockdown. They are great fun Team Building Activities Adelaide.
For more information on our Virtual Team Building Activities – read our full article.
Now you have decided on which activity you want to run, the next step is where. Do you want the team building activities in Adelaide CBD or surrounding areas. Most of our activities are mobile and as a result can come to your office or conference venue. For standalone team building activities in Adelaide CBD we can suggest venues. These would include options such as conference venues, hotels, parks, beaches, sport centers etc. Some of our activities are run at purpose built venues – such as cooking.
Furthermore, Adelaide has wonderful parks and beaches that can be used for outdoor team building in Adelaide. Most of these require council approval and councils charge a fee to use the area. Let us know where you want to hold your event, and we can let you know if it will be suitable and if it has council approval. We can suggest locations that events have been run in the past.
Conference venues and hotels have function rooms for indoor team building activities. Suitable for a meeting prior to your event or where you can have drinks and nibbles after your event.
We cater for groups small and large, in any location throughout SA
There are a number of venues that we partner with. They are listed on our website, as well as a range of activities that can run at them. These are great options if you want to include a meeting or conference and catering options. We are happy to come to a venue of your choice as long as the area is suitable and the venue gives approval.
Sometimes it is hard to choose an activity just by looking at some pictures and a description. Therefore, we have put a playlist of together of some team building activities in Adelaide in action. This will give you a better idea of what is included, and so you can see how much fun they are.
You can go to our YouTube channel for more ideas and to see other activities in action. We add new videos all the time, so if there is something you are interested in, just ask us.
Furthermore, events can be customised to suit your objectives and themes. Let us know what you would like, and we can organise customised quotes for you.
I hope you have found a lot of helpful information as to how to choose and organise your team building activity Adelaide
We are here to make your life easier and save you time. We do not run any activities and so can therefore offer you unbiased independent advice. Not only as to which activity but also which provider will best suit your team, objectives and budget.
Our aim therefore is to provide you with information and quotes so that your team can experience amazing team bonding Adelaide activities. We can help you organise your team building activities program and guide you through the process.
No matter what you are looking for we have options to suit you.
We have it all, and if we don’t have it we will find it for you. So contact us today and let’s create an awesome event for your team.
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