Building a team takes a lot of work. Leadership Vision has spent years figuring out how to create Strengths Based Teams. From simple, fun activities that give everyone a voice, to the hard work of thinking through the nuances of building a strong team. We’ve developed a model that will help your team operate fully engaged.
Below you will find several of our favorite activities for developing your Strengths and the Strengths of your team through interactive activities and questions.
Below are some of the best team building activities we’ve found to help explain, understand, and visualize the 34 Themes of Strength. Not only do they help team members understand one another, but they provide valuable insight to the individual as well.
The game of “Show and Tell” in elementary school is often our first crack at public speaking. It teaches us life lessons and broadens our imagination and creativity. “Show and Tell” engages many different learning styles, and it helps people feel known and heard. Here’s how we created a professional game of “Show and Tell” how what we learned.
For many of us, the words, “team building” conjure up images of trust falls, paper towers, and high ropes. For others, there are flashbacks to awkward icebreakers and invasions of personal space. As you plan your next Team building session, keep these four tips in mind to get the most out of your experience.
We are often asked by managers and supervisors to work with certain Teams because they are having trouble or in crisis. As consultants, it can feel a bit like untangling a chain; every kink and knot is connected, but you really do not know where to begin. Regardless, it is imperative to create a shared experience that will help Teams to re-align their purpose, recalibrate their objectives and re-structure their practices. Today Aleasha shares a few ways to make this happen.
When working in a team environment, one of the hardest things to do is work on that team. Often we get so bogged down by the tasks of the day, we don’t take time to focus on what makes us strong, what frustrates us, or where we could learn from others. This is why we love team building activities around Strengths! Here are three reasons why what we do with teams is so helpful to all teams for exploring Strengths.
There will come time when it is your turn to lead. Maybe your skills are highly tuned to a particular set of circumstances . Or perhaps you have your hands in a variety of things – helping team members with several tasks. Keep reading to learn about an easy team building activity that will provide examples of your Strengths when they are on and when they are on the sidelines.