What is Team Building About?
“Team Building” has become a catch phrase; an excuse for a day of team mini golf or ping pong tournaments, or general “morale events”. We know team building here at Adventura. We live it and breathe it with our team of experienced facilitators, our workshops that have been tested and honed over many years, and our dedication to building collaboration and communication.
For us, team building is not simply about making friends with your 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. Being a better person, with stronger communication, is essential for strengthening any relationship. It’s no different with interpersonal work relationships.
This is what we do. We are not here to be your friends. 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 Team Building Near Allentown with Adventura?
Adventura is unique in the pacific northwest. Our facilitators receive classical training in experience-based learning and are the best in the business. As our client, you will receive just what you have signed up for: straight forward team building from an experienced team. We will help you define what you want to achieve through your team building events, and we will help you reach those goals.
We don’t offer listicles or power points, no online assessments, just pure, direct interaction, communication, and exploration between humans.
We are passionate about team building and communication and we have a unique approach. Our team building experiences are designed combining our knowledge with the needs of your team. Our experienced facilitators are ready to guide you and your team through one of our team building experiences.
Why is Experienced-Based Learning Important for Team Building?
Practice and Mastery: Do you know how to dance? Can you write amazing code? Can you proficiently play a musical instrument? How did you learn that skill? It has taken hands on practice. It isn’t sufficient to just be told a thing. Hearing is not as good as seeing, seeing is not as good as knowing, and knowing is not as good as doing. To be able to apply the knowledge in practice, that is our objective. The process of developing skills via experience is embedded within us all. Here at Adventura, we actively work to provide people with the transition from knowing to applying.
How do we get from the typical work-mode to entering practice-mode? This questions is key in how we make the most of team building time investment We excel at creating this shift of focus. We use experience-based learning to do it.
Meet Our Practitioners of Team Building Near Allentown, King County
We have high standards for our crew of team builders They are a highly skilled group, motivated to work with you toward achieving your goals. The work that we do is demanding but 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 should share our values and be willing to communicate those values with our clients.
Do You Need Team Building?
We have a lot of experience in this area, and our opinion is that anyone and everyone would be able to find value in our workshops. We emphasize self discovery, improved communication, and collaboration. These are skills that are completely transferable from work to life.
Our typical team building events range from 25 – 40 participants. We’ve found that this is a good size for positive interaction. However, if you have a larger group or business, be sure to contact us so we can design an individualized event around your business, that will make everyone happy.
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!
How Can Team Building Help you Long Term?
There has been an extensive amount of research done about the benefits of team building exercises. across most of the research, it has been found that team building should not just be encouraged by businesses, it should be required.
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 work builds respect and camaraderie, improves communication and morale, and encourages productivity. Building the kind of skills we offer in our workshops can have long term, positive impacts on every area 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. By working together to complete a task, the multiplicity of skills within the team can be highlighted and acknowledged. Our workshops give participants a healthy place to practice communication and problem solving in real time.
Teaming building has lasting effects on:
- Creating a workplace where respect and individual strengths are appreciated.
- Strengthening interpersonal communication
- Encouraging a positive work environment where productivity is a natural result.
- Highlighting strengths to inspire creativity
Some of our Favorite Feedback From Team Building Workshops
We take deep pride in the work we do and the results we produce. Because of the interpersonal nature of our workshops, we receive daily feedback These are some of the comments that have stuck with us:
“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 to Expect From Our Team Building Workshops in King County, WA
It would be difficult to share what exactly happens in one of our workshops, because each one is a little different. Each is structures around what your team brings in the door with them. It’s a collaboration between our teams, Adventura’s and yours. You are there to do the work. We are there to be the guides.
We make it fun. It can be intense. At times it’s relaxed. It can be eye-opening. What your experience will be is up to you. Your success is dependant on how prepared you are to succeed. What we ask is that you arrive open and honest, and ready to take your experience seriously. We are ready to meet you where you are. It’s going to be hard work, but if are up for it, and ready to put in the effort, the results can be life changing.
Our experience has led us to believe in our process. And we’ve found that this gives us the experience based faith to believe in you.
Types of Team Building Events We Offer
The Essentials Team Building Workshop
This workshop does just what its title indicates. 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 dives into the question of “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.
Activities, games, and sometimes climbing are used in the workshop to guide participants toward healthy dialogue. Fun and laughter is encouraged as we take participants toward a deeper level of learning and developing together.
The goal of this workshop is to communicate the ability to work together as a team and to encourage interactive creativity. Read more
The True Colors Team Building Workshop
Seventeen questions, four colors, and a day to change everything. Our True Colors workshop comes in three variations.
This workshop is truly crafted around our clients. Experiences can range from an afternoon overview of team building, all the way to a three day deep dive. What we offer is a journey toward self-awareness and team dynamics, collaboration, and communication. Our 3-day retreat hones in focus on skill development and implementation, knowledge and practice. It is during the 3-day retreats that clients can truly learn new skills in communication and self discovery, and practice them. The results can be powerful. Read more
Who Are We at Adventura?
Adventura is an experiential education company located in Woodinville, Washington that specializes in both team building and aerial course adventure. We create unique experiences, adventures and memories that range from a single afternoon of fun, to a life-changing weekend workshop.
We will support your corporate events, individualized adventures, and team building needs. Our values are simplicity and honesty in our work and we craft all of our adventures with this in mind.
We’ve adopted a lifestyle, here at Adventura, that embraces the pursuit of happiness through outdoor adventures, with a commitment to experiential learning. Our passion is engaging every single human to create a one-of-a-kind experience for our customers. Our overwhelmingly positive feedback tells us we are achieving our goal.
Contact Us and We’ll Answer 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 a turning point toward increased dedication, productivity, employee morale, and creativity. These positive changes, in turn, translate to more success for your business.
We want to help you define what team building means to you and your team. We want to give you a positive experience in our team building workshops that you may not have expected. We will push you to look at yourselves and we will guide you to do better. You might expect to leave this experience with improved company morale, but we’ve found that our workshops can cause a deeper change. They can change how an individual approaches their life.
We’ve created this one-of-a-kind program for a reason. 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 us now to find out about our workshops: call 1.866.981.8665, or email: email@example.com
The Mission Statement
Adventura is dedicated to team dynamics, human behavior, and crafting experiences to explore what it takes to be a team.