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Welcome to our blog where we share our thoughts on team building and share a tip or 2.

Team Bonding Vs Team Building

We often get questions on the difference between team building & team bonding so we thought why not answer it here.

Team Bonding

What does the term bonding actually mean? Similar to how a bond can be referred to the binding of an individual to a contract, investment or agreement, bonds between humans refer to the unifying quality that connects individuals to one another. This is important in a team/ group setting where it refers to a unifying bond between an individual, to others in the group and to the group as a whole and if present, may translate to greater desire to work hard for the group often done through fun activities. Some examples of team bonding activities include sports activities such as Telematch Games, Archery Tag, Bubble Soccer & Dodgeball, activities featured in our Mini Olympics Challenges or outdoor fun-based activities such as our signature Amazing Race & Running Man Challenge. PS, it can even be as simple as attending a cooking class, bowling night or a simple board game day in your office…..

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The Benefits Of Team Building

“You don’t build a business, you build a team and then your team builds the business.”

So what might be so important about team building? Though the outcome of team building is the creations of team bonds, team bonds is not the only outcome of team building. There are some benefits of team building that differentiate them from the benefits of team bonds.

  • Fostering of a more collaborative culture

Such a culture can be created through a more activity-based teambuilding activities that requires teams to work together to complete the task. The main feature such team building activities will have, is allowing different people to work and rely on one another in order to achieve the team/group’s objectives. Not only will this encourage people to trust one another, but in the long term create a closer and collaborative working culture…..

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Quotes To Inspire Your Team

Sometimes all teams need is a quick reminder and that’s where quotes can come in handy. Quotes take big ideas and compact it down into a short burst of knowledge creating an easy tool for employees to easily refer to.

Here are 7 of our favourite quotes that you can use to inspire your team.
“Alone we can do so little, together, we can do so much” – Helen Keller

“It is amazing what can be accomplished when nobody cares about who gets the credit” – Robert Yates

“None of all is as smart as all of us” – Ken Blanchard

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The Beginners Guide - The 8 Step Guide To Planning An Awesome Team Building Event

Having to plan a team-building event for your organization or department can feel like a daunting process especially if it’s your first one. With tons of things to consider and even factors beyond your control, it can often seem scary and overwhelming.

Here at PulseActiv, we gain our satisfaction not from winning as many clients as we can but helping organizations make informed decisions and if that results in engaging us, of course, we will not complain :).So here’s our 8-step guide that will help greatly simplify your planning process and organize a memorable, fun and meaningful event for your team.

 

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Finding The Right Team Building Vendor

Digging deeper in from our 8-step guide, finding the right fit and vendor for your event is an important aspect of an event’s success and failure so here are some quick tips on that. Don’t worry, this is much shorter than our 8 step guide.

a) Google is your best friend – Google is the most used search engine in the world so we highly recommend that as a starting point when searching for a provider as they will lead you to many results.

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Finding The Right Venue For Your Team Building Event

With so many venue options in Singapore and so many different configurations, it’s hard to decide what’s right for you. Here’s a peek in the world of venues starting with venue types.

In essence, there are two types of venues in Singapore.
a) Venue + Food Places – Venue + Food places refers to venues where you’ve have to pay a rental fee for the venue and have to cater food in separately either from food caterers in Singapore or from the venue’s catering partners…

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Things To Consider When Deciding On A Team Building Event

Objectives
There are many benefits an organization might reap from organizing a teambuilding activity or event for their employees. Much of what can be achieved by these events, is dependent on the objectives one has for the event as a whole. With a specific goal in mind, a teambuilding activity can then be designed or chosen to meet it…

One example of an objective-driven team building event is one that promotes organizational goals/mission/values….

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