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 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.
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. These are the values we work from, strengthening your team from the individual out. In any relationship, being a better person, with stronger communication skills contributes to a stronger bond. This is the same when considering work relationships.
This is what we do. Our goal is not to be your friend. We are here to help you understand yourselves more, make stronger decisions, support each other, and work toward being your best self.
Why Should You Choose Adventura Near Ballard for Team Building?
Adventura is unique in the pacific northwest. Our facilitators are second to none in the art of experience-based learning. Our clients receive exactly what they sign up for: straight forward team building from a seasoned team. We will help you define what is important to you as a team, and we will help you achieve your team building 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 what we do, and have a unique point of view to share. 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.
How is Experienced-Based Learning Useful for Team Building?
It is all about practice and mastery: Can you dance? Can you write amazing code? Can you proficiently play a musical instrument? How have you honed those skills? Through Hands-on practice. It is not enough to have someone stand in front of you, telling you about a thing. Seeing is better than hearing, knowing is better than seeing, and doing is better than knowing. Our objective is to apply the knowledge to practice. The process of experientially developing skills is embedded within all of us. Here at Adventura, we guide our clients through the transition from knowing to applying.
How to we enter practice-mode from our typical work-mode? This questions is key in how we make the most of team building time investment We are here to create this shift in focus. We utilize experience-based learning to do this.
Meet Our Team Building Crew serving Ballard, King County
We have high standards for our crew of team builders 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.
Typically we look for candidates with degrees in Organizational Psychology with an emphasis on experience-based learning. Our Team members should be committed to our values, and they should be able to communicate those 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. Our emphasis is on self discovery, improving communication, and cooperation. These are skills that are completely transferable from work to life.
We tend to work well with groups of 25-40. We’ve found that this is a good size 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 studies done on the benefits of team building. Across most of these it has been found that team building work should not just be encouraged, 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 kind of development improves morale and communication, builds respect and camaraderie, 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 highlight different problem solving approaches, work styles, and different strengths and in doing so, it can break down barriers between individuals. It can help foster appreciation between people who didn’t previously understand each other. Completing a task can highlight the multiplicity of skills in a workplace. 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 in a positive work environment
- Highlighting strengths to inspire creativity
Some of our Favorite Feedback From Team Building Workshops
We take great pride in our work and our results Because what we do is on such an interpersonal level, we receive daily feedback on our work. 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?
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 is a collaboration between our team and yours. You are there to do the work. We are there to be the guides.
We make it fun. It can be intense. It can be relaxed. Sometimes it is eye-opening. What your experience will be is up to you. Your success is dependant on how prepared you are to succeed. All we ask is that you arrive ready to take you experience seriously, and to be honest and open. We promise to meet you where you are. What we want to do is hard work, but if you’re ready to put in the effort, and are up for it, the results can change your life.
We have the experience to believe in our process Because of this, we have the experience-based faith to believe in your.
Types of Team Building Workshops with Adventura
The Essentials Team Building Workshop
This workshop is exactly what it claims: the essentials. It teaches the fundamentals of a healthy team dynamic. We bring your team together to create a foundation of trust and communication.
This workshop dives into the question of “What is important to a team and what is essential to YOUR team.” We use humor, adventure and a collaboration to help individuals discover what works in creating a team. In this approach, each person is given to opportunity to experience exactly how a healthy team can help the individual.
This workshop utilizes activities, games, and sometimes climbing in order to guide participants towards a healthy dialogue. Laughter and fun are encouraged as we guide participants toward learning and developing at a deeper level.
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
One day to change everything using only four colors and seventeen questions. Our True Colors workshop is available in three variations.
This workshop, in particular, is crafted around our clients. Your experience could range from one day of team building exercises, all the way to a three day deep dive of self exploration. What we offer is a journey toward self-awareness and team dynamics, collaboration, and communication. The 3-day retreat focuses 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. This can lead to powerful results. 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 craft our adventures around our values of simplicity and honesty.
Here at Adventura, we’ve adopted a lifestyle centered on the pursuit of happiness through outdoor activity, with a commitment to experiential learning. We want to create a one-of-a-kind experience for our customers and engage each of them. The overwhelmingly positive feedback we’ve received tells us that we are achieving our goals.
Contact Us Now With Your Team Building Questions
You can change the direction of your company by giving your employees the tools to build a more positive environment. It can be the turning point you need to increase productivity, morale, dedication, and creativity. These positive changes, in turn, translate to more 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 really see yourselves and we will guide you to improve. You may go into this experience expecting to improve company morale, but we’ve found that our workshops can have a deeper change. They can even change how an individual approaches life.
We had a reason for building this one-of-a-kind program. We believe that team building has value and we believe that you can translate the skills you learn in our workshops to every area of your life. Interpersonal growth and communication are our passions and we want to share those with you today.
We hope that you will give us a chance to work together. call 1.866.981.8665, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org today to find out more about our events and workshops.
Adventura is dedicated to experiencing team dynamics, human behavior, and crafting experiences to explore what it takes to be a team.