Effective Employee Retention Strategies

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  Losing one of your best employees can be a nightmare. When it happens, you need to recruit, train, and get the new employee up to par. It’s not just expensive to find a suitable replacement — the impact of losing a high-valued employee affects the rest of the team. When one of your best… Read more »

Fostering Meaningful Connections in the Workplace

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  It’s important to make social connections at work. After all, we spend a great deal of time at our workplace. Rather than just tolerating individual employees, employers can create a better workplace by building meaningful relationships. These days, many workers are busy working in their own bubble — technology has made it possible for… Read more »

What Type of Leader are You?

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  Like people, leaders come in all shapes and sizes. Some leaders take charge, others sit back and let the team flow. Some leaders listen while other demand. Some like to problem-solve, while others like to take action. There are a wide variety of leadership styles, each with varying levels of effectiveness, and everyone has… Read more »

Client Spotlight: Five Acres

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  “The team at AGI is so good about encouraging teamwork, and encouraging communication. The feeling was organic.” Sometimes, you just need to get up, get outside, and do something. That’s exactly what the team at Five Acres in Altadena, CA was craving when they contacted AdVenture Games. For 130 years, Five Acres has made… Read more »

Client Spotlight: Bankers Healthcare Group

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Bankers Healthcare Group     “Everyone truly enjoyed SpyGame. It wasn’t your average bowling or escape room.”   Bankers Healthcare Group was determined to bring their two departments together this summer, the issue was finding the best way to do so. They needed something challenging, yet built around teamwork, and getting out of the office… Read more »

6 Reasons Team Building is a MUST for Your Satellite Team

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    Today with the workforce moving toward being almost entirely digital, we find ourselves spread out, yet we still work together. Unfortunately, without a face-to-face interaction, conflicts may arise. This is why traditional team building activities are so important. Without the bonding experience created from participating in team building activities, employees can find themselves… Read more »

What are some stages in team development?

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The initial stage of team development is when the team is formed. This is when the team learns about each other, agrees on specific goals and assigns tasks to each member. At the beginning, the team leader may be a group member. The next stage is when more details are discussed and an approach to… Read more »

Team Building: Quotes to Inspire

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  “It is amazing what can be accomplished when nobody cares about who gets the credit.” Robert Yates This is an important lesson for a staff to learn. The focus should be the task at hand and not who completed it or finished it, but all of the work that goes into getting the task… Read more »

Myths Regarding Team Building Activities

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Team building activities have been proven to improve productivity, increase performance levels and boost company morale overall in businesses across the United States. They are commonly customized so that each team building game works directly with the staff participating. This personalization allows for a more positive outcome and an overall better impression on a staff…. Read more »

The Value of Getting to Know Your Staff

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  In one particularly great INC blog article, Shelley Prevost proposes a valuable task – getting to know your staff. It’s particularly revealing to learn more about team members. By embracing their differences, you allow your team a better chance at working well together and becoming a cohesive collaboration. During a team building activity in… Read more »