What is 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”. 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.
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. Being a better person, with stronger communication, is essential for strengthening any relationship. This is the same when considering work relationships.
This is what we offer We are not here to be your friends. We are here to help you understand yourselves more, make stronger decisions, support each other, and work toward being your best self.
Why Team Building Near Enumclaw with Adventura?
Adventura is unique in the pacific northwest. Our facilitators are classically trained in the art of experience-based learning, and are second to none. 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 what we do, and have a unique point of view to share. Our workshops are designed combining our knowledge of team building and what we know about your company and team. 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?
It is all about practice and mastery: Can you dance? Can you write amazing code? Do you know how to play an instrument well? How have you honed those skills? 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. Our objective is to apply the knowledge to practice. Learning through experiential development of 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 help create this shift in focus. And we do it through experience-based learning.
Meet Our Team Building Crew serving Enumclaw, King County
We have high expectations for our Team Building practitioners. 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 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. Team members are expected to share our values, and to communicate those values to our clients.
Do You Need 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 spend time improving communication, self discovery, and collaboration. These are skills that our clients take with them into their work and lives.
We tend to work well with groups of 25-40. 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.
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!
How Can Team Building Help you 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.
Long term benefits of team building are clear. Well conducted team building workshops can change the direction of a company 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 highlight different strengths, problem solving approaches, and work styles, and can break down barriers between individuals. It can help coworkers appreciate the value of what others bring to the team. The multiplicity of skills within a team can be highlighted and acknowledged by working together to complete a task. Our team building workshops give coworkers a healthy environment to practice problem solving and communication in real time.
Team Building has a lasting impact 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 Feedback We Have Received
We take deep pride in the work we do and the results we produce. We receives lots of real time feedback, due to the interpersonal nature of our events. This is some of the feedback that keeps us doing what we’re doing:
“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
We would not be able to share exactly what happens in one of our workshops, because each one unfolds differently. 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 is there for the work. We are there to be the guides.
It’s 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. What we ask is that you arrive open and honest, and ready to take your experience seriously. We promise to 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 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
This workshop is exactly what it claims: the essentials. It hits on the fundamentals of healthy team dynamics. We offer an overview and an in-depth dive into the foundation of communication and trust.
Our Essentials workshop explores the question of “What is important to a team and what is essential to YOUR team.” We use humor, collaboration, and adventure to help our clients discover what works when they create a team. This offers an opportunity for each person to understand how a healthy team can help the individual.
Healthy dialogue are encouraged in this workshop, through the use of activities, games, and sometimes climbing. Laughter and fun are encouraged as we guide participants toward learning and developing at a deeper level.
Our final goal is increased interactive creativity, better communication, 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. Experiences can range from an afternoon overview of team building, all the way to a three day deep dive. We offer a journey into self-awareness and team dynamics, communication, and collaboration. 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. The results can be powerful. Read more
What is 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 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. 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 with 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. 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 help you 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 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’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. We have a passion for growth and communication and we want to share those with you right now.
We hope that you’ll give us the opportunity to work together. Call today to find out more about our programs: call 1.866.981.8665, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adventura is dedicated to team dynamics, human behavior, and crafting experiences to explore what it takes to be a team.