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Learning to Play. Playing to Learn.

Posted by on 6/23/2017 to Team Building
Learning to Play. Playing to Learn.
Positive buzz, measurable results, and improved performance top every trainerís wish list. Itís also the key to getting management buy-in and achieving professional success. But you wonít get there with lecture-style training or e-learning programs where rows of chairs face forward or the only activity taking place is the clicking of a mouse.

The Seven Cís of Effective Team Performance

Posted by on 6/13/2017 to Team Building
The Seven Cís of Effective Team Performance
In business, as in most human endeavors, the best teams win. A work group, business unit, or organization that functions as an effective team will always outperform one that doesnít. But what factors need to be present for ďgreat teamworkĒ to exist, and how do you go about building effective teams?

Simulation as a Diagnostic Tool

Posted by on 5/23/2017 to Team Building
Simulation as a Diagnostic Tool
There are many factors in successful teamwork. When conflicts arise, or performance declines, itís not always simple to find the root of the problem. What Ė at first glance Ė may seem to be an indecipherable problem might become very clear in the context of a simulation. By taking our everyday habits into a simulation, we highlight the ways we act as a team in a safe environment, where skills can be measured in without jeopardizing an actual team project.

To Collaborate or Not to Collaborate. That is the Question.

Posted by on 10/26/2015 to Team Building
To Collaborate or Not to Collaborate. That is the Question.
Thereís always been a lot of buzz about the benefits of collaboration. But before you assume collaboration is the best strategy for executing organizational goals and objectives, consider this: thereís a right way to collaborate and a wrong way to collaborate. And sometimes, collaboration is the wrong strategy altogether.