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.
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. These are the basic values we are committed to, working from the individual, outward. 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 want to help you understand yourselves better, improve decision making skills, support each other, and become better humans.
Why is Adventura Your Pick for Team Building Near Edmonds?
We are the only company of our kind in the pacific northwest. Our facilitators are classically trained in the art of experience-based learning, and are second to none. As one of our clients, you’ll receive exactly what you signed up, a straightforward team building event, conducted by our experienced facilitators. 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 powerpoint presentations, online assessments or listicles, just direct and pure interaction, communications, 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: Have you learned how to dance? Can you write amazing code? Can you proficiently play a musical instrument? How have you honed those skills? It has taken hands on practice. It isn’t sufficient to just be told a thing. Seeing is better than hearing, knowing is better than seeing, and doing is better than knowing. 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. Our goal here at Adventura is to guide our clients through 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 are here to create this shift in focus. We utilize experience-based learning to do this.
Meet Our Practitioners of Team Building Near Edmonds, Snohomish County
We have high expectations for our Team Building practitioners. They are a highly skilled group, motivated to work with you toward achieving your goals. Our work 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 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 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.
These are the types of teams and companies that have benefited most 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 have been many studies done in the last ten years, spanning 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. Whole companies can shift direction when team building is skillfully utilized. 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 coworkers appreciate the value of what others bring to the team. Completing a task can highlight the multiplicity of skills in a workplace. Our workshops give participants a healthy place to practice communication and problem solving in real time.
Teaming building can have a lasting impact on:
- Fostering a respectful workplace where individual strengths are appreciated.
- Strengthening interpersonal communication skills
- Encouraging productivity in a positive work environment
- Featuring 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 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 to Expect From Our Team Building Workshops in Snohomish County, WA
It would be difficult to share what exactly happens in one of our workshops, because each one is a little different. They are structured around what you and your team bring through the door with you. It is a collaboration between our team and yours. You are there to do the work. We are there to guide you.
It can be fun. Sometimes it is intense. At times it’s relaxed. Sometimes it is eye-opening. Your experience is up to you.The experience you have is entirely up to you. You will be as successful as you come in prepared to be. We ask that you arrive ready to take the workshop seriously, and to be open and honest. 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
The title of this workshop tells you exactly what it is. It offers insights on the fundamentals of healthy team dynamics. 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. This approach offers an environment where each person gets to personally experience how a healthy team helps 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 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
Four colors, seventeen questions, and one day to change everything. Our True Colors workshop is available 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. The workshop is a journey into team dynamics, self-awareness, collaboration, and communication. The 3-day retreat focuses 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. 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 memories, experiences, and adventures that span from a single afternoon to a life- changing weekend retreat.
We support your team building needs, corporate events, and individualized adventures for family and friends. Our values are simplicity and honesty in our work and we craft all of our adventures with this in mind.
Here at Adventura, we’ve adopted a lifestyle centered on the pursuit of happiness through outdoor activity, with a commitment to experiential learning. We share a passion for engaging every-single-human and creating a one-of-a-kind experience and connection with our customers. The overwhelmingly positive feedback we’ve received tells us that we are achieving our goals.
Contact Us and We’ll Answer All of 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 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 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 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 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 us now to find out about our workshops: call 1.866.981.8665, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Mission Statement
Adventura is dedicated to crafting experiences that offer a solid look at team dynamics, human behavior, and a healthy exploration of what it takes to be a team.