The Purpose of Team Building
The idea of “team building” has become a company catch phrase for team mini golf, ping pong, or “morale events.” Here at Adventura, we know 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, to us, is not just about making friends with your coworkers and having a good time with your team. It is striving to become better and more whole people. These are the basic values we are committed to, working from the individual, outward. In any relationship, being a better person, with stronger communication skills contributes to a stronger bond. This is no different in interpersonal work relationships.
This is what we offer Our goal is not to be your friend. We want to help you understand yourselves better, improve decision making skills, support each other, and become better humans.
Why Team Building Near Eastgate with Adventura?
We are the only company of our kind 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 your team building priorities, and we will help you achieve your 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 experiences are designed keeping the needs of your team in mind, and combining those with our existing knowledge of team building. 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 did you learn your skills? Through practice of course. You need more than someone instructing you on a thing. Hearing is not as good as seeing, seeing is not as good as knowing, and knowing is not as good as doing. Our objective is to apply the knowledge to practice. Learning through experiential development of skills is embedded within all of us. Our goal here at Adventura is to guide our clients through the transition from knowing to applying.
How to we enter practice-mode from our typical work-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 NearEastgate, King County
We hold our Team Building practitioners to a high standard. They are not camp counselors but are experienced, highly skilled and motivated to work with you to achieve your goals. Our work is demanding but rewarding. Our practitioners seek 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. Our Team members should be committed to our values, and they should be able to communicate those to our clients.
Are You In Need of Our Team Building Workshops?
We have worked with a lot of individuals and teams, and we’re confident 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 our clients take with them into their work and lives.
Our typical team building events range from 25 – 40 participants. This creates a very good balance 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 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.
The long term benefits 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. Developing skills in team building, the way we do at Adventura, can have long term, positive impacts on every area of life.
Team building can highlight different strengths, problem solving approaches, and work styles, and can break down barriers between individuals. 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. 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 where respect and individual strengths are appreciated.
- Strengthening interpersonal communication skills
- Encouraging a positive work environment where productivity is a natural result.
- Highlighting strengths to inspire creativity
Feedback on our Team Building Workshops
We take deep pride in the work we do and the results we produce. Because what we do is on such an interpersonal level, we receive daily feedback on our work. 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 Can You Expect From Our Team Building Workshops in King County, WA?
It would be impossible to tell you exactly what happens at our team building workshops because every experience is a little different. Each is structures around what your team brings in the door with them. It’s a collaboration between your team and our facilitators. Your team puts in the work. We are there to be the guides.
It’s fun. It can be intense. Sometimes it’s relaxed. It has the potential to be eye-opening. What your experience will be is 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.
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 offers an opportunity for each person to understand how a healthy team can help the individual.
Activities, games, and sometimes climbing are used in the workshop to guide participants toward 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
Seventeen questions, four colors, and a 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 gives participants an all encompassing experience in 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. Results are powerful. Read more
Who Are We at Adventura?
Adventura is an experiential based education company that is located in Washington that specializes in aerial course adventures and team building. We are an experiential education company located in Woodinville Washington and that specializes in aerial course adventures and team building events. We create unique experiences, adventures and memories that range from a single afternoon of fun, to a life-changing weekend workshop.
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. You can have a turning point that increases creativity, dedication, morale and productivity. These positive changes can have a direct impact of the success for your company.
We want to work with you to help define what team building means to you and your team. We want our workshops to have a long term impact on your life and work that you may not have expected. We will push you to look at yourselves and we will guide you to do better. You may go into this experience expecting to improve 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 built our a one-of-a-kind program for a reason. 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 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.
Adventura is dedicated to experiencing team dynamics, human behavior, and crafting experiences to explore what it takes to be a team.