The Purpose of Team Building
“Team Building” has become a catch phrase; an excuse for a day of team mini golf or ping pong tournaments, or general “morale events”. At Adventura, we know about team building We live it and breathe it through our workshops that have been tested and honed over years by our team of experience facilitators, and our dedication to building collaboration and communication.
Team building, for us, is not simply about creating friendships with coworkers and having fun with your team. It is working toward bettering ourselves and becoming more whole people. We work from those basic values to strengthen your team from the individual out. Strengthening communication and working toward becoming a better person is essential for bettering any relationship It’s no different with interpersonal work relationships.
This is what we offer at Adventura. Our goal is not to be your friend. We are here to help you understand yourselves better, make better decisions, support one another and work towards being the best humans you can be.
Why Should You Choose Adventura Near Alki for Team Building?
Adventura is the only company of its kind in the pacific northwest. Our facilitators receive classical training in experience-based learning and are the best in the business. Our clients receive exactly what they sign up for: straight forward team building from a seasoned team. We will help you define your team building priorities, and we will help you achieve your goals.
We don’t offer online assessments, powerpoint presentations or listicles, just pure, direct interaction, communication, and exploration between humans.
We want to help your team improve, and we have a unique point of view to share with you. Our experiences are designed keeping the needs of your team in mind, and combining those with our existing knowledge of team building. Our facilitators are highly qualified and ready to guide you and your team through your selected workshops.
Why use experience-based Learning for Team Building?
Practice and Mastery: Do you know how to dance? Do you write amazing code? Do you know how to play an instrument well? How did you learn that skill? It has taken hands on practice. You need more than someone instructing you on a thing. Seeing is better than hearing, knowing is better than seeing, and doing is better than knowing. Applying knowledge to practice, this is our objective. Learning through experiential development of skills is embedded within all of us. Here at Adventura, we actively work to provide people with the transition from knowing to applying.
How to we make the jump from typical work-mode to practice-mode? This question is central to making the most of time invested in team building. We help create this shift in focus. We use experience-based learning to do it.
Meet Our Crew of Team Builders NearAlki, King County
We have high expectations for our Team Building practitioners. They aren’t camp counselors, they are skilled and motivated to help you define and achieve your goals. The work we do is both demanding and rewarding. Our practitioners are required to make a long term impact in a short amount of time.
What we look for in our candidates is a degree in Organizational Psychology, with time spent on experience-based learning. Team members are expected to share our values, and to communicate those values to our clients.
Who Needs Team Building?
We’ve worked with a wide variety of individuals and groups, and we believe that anyone and everyone would benefit from our workshops. We emphasize self discovery, improved communication, and collaboration. These are skills that our clients take with them into their work and lives.
We typically like to work with groups ranging from 25-40 people. This creates a very good balance for positive interaction. If you do have a larger group, be sure to contact us so we can create and event around your needs.
Based on our experience, these types of teams and businesses most benefits from our team building workshops:
- Small businesses (less than 40 employees)
- Executive leadership teams
- Small to medium business with less than 150 employees
- Teams with new leadership
- And more!
Team Building in the Long Term
There has been an extensive amount of research done about the benefits of team building exercises. It’s been almost universally found that team building should be required, not just encouraged.
Long term benefits of team building are clear. Well conducted team building workshops can change the direction of whole companies and the lives of their employees. This kind of work improves communication and morale, builds camaraderie and respect, and encourages productivity. Developing team building skills the way we do at Adventura can have a long term, positive impact on all areas of life.
Team building can break down barriers between individuals and can highlight different strengths, work styles, and problem solving approaches. It can create an atmosphere of appreciate by revealing what each team member contributes to their workplace. The multiplicity of skills within a team can be highlighted and acknowledged by working together to complete a task. Team building workshops allow coworkers to experience problem solving and communication in real time and in a healthy way.
Teaming building has lasting effects on:
- Creating a workplace that is respectful and where individual strengths are appreciated.
- Strengthening interpersonal communication skills
- Encouraging productivity through a more positive workplace.
- Inspiring creativity by highlighting strengths
Some Feedback We Have Received
The work we do and the results we achieve give us great pride Because of the interpersonal nature of our workshops, we receive daily feedback These are some of our favorite comments:
“This is the workshop we needed years ago. I’m relieved that we’ve finally found a company that helps us to be better people”.
“It all makes sense now. I actually understand why conflict exists in the team and there is no closing our eyes anymore.”
“Not only did this communication skills workshop make a huge difference for the team, it made a huge impact with my family.”
“Every company out there, that really cares about having a healthy dynamic, should hire you all.”
“Best workshop I’ve encountered in 35 years.”
What You Can Expect From Our Team Building Workshops in King County, WA?
We would not be able to share exactly what happens in one of our workshops, because each one unfolds differently. Each workshop is structured around what you and your team has brought to the table. It’s a collaboration between our teams, Adventura’s and yours. Your team is there for the work. We are there to be the guides.
It can be fun. Sometimes it can be intense. It can be relaxed. Sometimes it is eye-opening. Your experience is up to you.The experience you have is entirely up to you. Your success is dependant on how prepared you are to succeed. We ask that you arrive ready to take the workshop seriously, and to be open and honest. We will meet you where you are. It may be hard work, but if you’re ready and up for it, the results can be life changing.
We have the years and experience to believe in our process. Because of this, we have the experience-based faith to believe in your.
Types of Team Building Events We Offer
The Essentials Team Building Workshop
The title of this workshop tells you exactly what it is. It offers insights on the fundamentals of healthy team dynamics. We offer an overview and an in-depth dive into the foundation of communication and trust.
This workshop takes a look at what is important to a team and what is essential to YOUR team.” We utilize collaboration, humor, and adventure to help folks find out what works in creating a team. This approach offers an environment where each person gets to personally experience how a healthy team helps the individual.
Healthy dialogue are encouraged in this workshop, through the use of activities, games, and sometimes climbing. We use laughter and fun as tools to guide participants toward a deeper level of learning and developing together.
The final goal is better communication, increased interactive creativity, and the ability to work together as a team. Read more
The True Colors Team Building Workshop
Four colors, seventeen questions, and one day to change everything. We have three variations of our True Colors workshop.
This workshop is truly crafted around our clients. The experience can range from an overview of team building, offering some new skills and practices, all the way to a three day deep dive. The workshop is a journey into team dynamics, self-awareness, collaboration, and communication. Our 3-day retreat hones in focus on skill development and implementation, knowledge and practice. It is during these 3-day retreats that participants can truly change their approach to communication and self discovery. Results are powerful. Read more
What is Adventura About?
Adventura is an experiential education company located in Woodinville, Washington that specializes in both team building and aerial course adventure. We create unique adventures, experiences, and memories that span an afternoon of fun to a full life-changing weekend.
We are here to support your corporate events, team building needs, and individualized adventures for friends and family. We seek simplicity and honesty in our work and we design and craft adventures with these values in mind.
Our team here at Adventura has adopted a lifestyle that is centered on the pursuit of happiness through outdoor activity, and a commitment to experiential learning. We want to create a one-of-a-kind experience for our customers and engage each of them. We’ve received overwhelmingly positive feedback from those we work with, and this tells us we are achieving our goals.
Contact Us with All of Your Team Building Questions
Giving your employees the tools they need to improve the dynamics of their teams can change the direction of your company. It can be the turning point you need to increase productivity, morale, dedication, and creativity. This logically, in turn, translates to better success for your business.
We will guide your toward defining what team building means to you and your team. We want you to have a positive experience in our workshops with lasting effects that you may not have expected. We will push you to look at yourselves and we will guide you to do better. You may expect to have improved company morale, but we’ve found that our workshops can have a deeper change. They have the potential to change an approach to life.
We had a reason for building this one-of-a-kind program. We believe in the value of developing team building skills, and we believe that you can take the skills you learn in our workshops and translate them into other all areas of your life. Interpersonal growth and communication are our passions and we want to share those with you today.
We would love the chance to work with you. call 1.866.981.8665, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org today to find out more about our events and workshops.
The Mission Statement
Adventura is dedicated to team dynamics, human behavior, and crafting experiences to explore what it takes to be a team.