Short Team Building Activities You Could Do In the Office
December 9, 2016
Team building activities are a great way to get your team to connect and work better together. Not only that, team activities also improve communication, morale, motivates, increases productivity, it helps employees get to know each other better, and learn about one’s strengths and weaknesses.
"Teamwork makes the dream work."And trying out the right kind of exercise for your team can be challenging. So here are a few short team building activities you could try with your team. Try it in the office or outside, we're pretty sure they'll enjoy these.
Lost on a Deserted IslandTime required: 30 minutes Ever wonder what things you need to survive if you were stuck on a deserted island? This activity would require each individual to describe the one thing he/she will need after they are shipwrecked on an island. The thing doesn’t have to be necessary for survival. They can be as creative as they want. After having they've chosen their item, the group then converges and using those items, come up with a strategy that will help them survive until rescue comes. This activity encourages creative problem-solving and collaboration.
React and Act
Time Required: 20 minutesThis is like charades, except it focuses more on your facial expressions. The actor in the scene has to role-play a certain scenario. For example, winning the lottery or being attacked by a bear. The group then has to guess what the scenario is. This is a great game to sharpen your team's communication strategies.