Improvise, adapt and overcome is a phrase often used to describe the process of resilience. But this only describes the process and does nothing to tell us how we can be good at it. Richard Lawrence, CEO of CounterStrike explains how businesses can use the theory of wargaming to become more resilient and grow stronger teams.
Working in a team often comes with challenges, but how you overcome them is the most important thing. We’ve highlighted 10 of the most common challenges of teamwork, and what you can do to overcome them.
Often taking place away from the office, team building days help to connect team members through fun, motivational activities.
The very mention of team building can elicit responses of dread and disdain from workers around the world. This isn’t without reason. The idea of forced corporate fun often helps to clarify exactly what you’d rather be doing instead.
It is often said that truly exceptional entrepreneurs are the ones that surround themselves with the best people, and it’s a pearl of wisdom that holds a lot of truth – especially at Christmas.
For the vast majority of businesses, its employees are the lifeblood. Which is why having a co-operative group of individuals that can work well together in a team is crucial to the success of a business. Easier said than done, however.
As Fordway’s Richard Blanford recovers from the Ride London cycling challenge, he considers what he’s learned and what all business people can learn from the Tour de France.
Trends are always coming and going, but one that’s stuck around for much longer than most is the focus on workplace collaboration and engagement.
We have all had to partake in team building activities, no matter what job role we find ourselves, but they can be a great way to boost business productivity.
Been given the “honour” of organising the office Christmas party this year? The good news is, organised well, the office Christmas party can elevate you to office hero.
As the end of the year is fast approaching, capitalising on occasions such as Christmas to provide your staff with the motivation, or indeed Christmas spirit, they need is fundamental.
A recent survey we conducted revealed that one in three people in the UK naturally expect their employers to organise an office Christmas party. But how does a business manage the aftermath?