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 striving to become better and more whole people. These are the values we work from, strengthening your team from the individual out. Strengthening communication and working toward becoming a better person is essential for bettering 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 better, make better decisions, support one another and work towards being the best humans you can be.
Why Should You Choose Adventura Near Horizon Heights for Team Building?
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 what is important to you as a team, and we will help you achieve your team building goals.
We don’t offer powerpoint presentations, online assessments or listicles, just direct and pure interaction, communications, and exploration between humans.
We want to help your team improve, and we have a unique point of view to share with you. Our workshops are designed combining our knowledge of team building and what we know about your company and team. Our team is highly qualified and standing by to guide you and your team through one of our workshops.
Why is Experienced-Based Learning Important for Team Building?
Practice and Mastery: Have you learned how to dance? Do you know how to write amazing code? Do you know how to play an instrument well? How did you learn your skills? Through practice of course. It is not enough to have someone stand in front of you, telling you about a thing. Hearing does not equal seeing, seeing does not equal knowing, and know does not equal doing Applying knowledge to practice, this is our objective. 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 do we get from the typical work-mode to entering practice-mode? This question is central to making the most of time invested in team building. We help create this shift in focus. And we do it through experience-based learning.
Meet Our Crew of Team Builders NearHorizon Heights, King County
We hold our Team Building practitioners to a high standard. 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 team is committed to making a long term impact in a few days, or sometimes even hours.
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.
Who Needs 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.
We typically like to work with groups ranging from 25-40 people. 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 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 work builds respect and camaraderie, improves communication and morale, 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:
- Fostering a respectful workplace where individual strengths are appreciated.
- Strengthening interpersonal communication
- Encouraging productivity through a more positive workplace.
- Inspiring creativity by highlighting strengths
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 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. They are structured around what you and your team bring through the door with you. It is a collaboration between our team and yours. Your team puts in the work. We will be your guides.
It can be fun. Sometimes it can be intense. It can be relaxed. It can be 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. All we ask is that you arrive ready to take you experience seriously, and to be honest and open. We are ready 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 years and 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 teaches the fundamentals of a healthy team dynamic. We offer your team a look at the foundation of trust and communication.
This workshop takes a look at 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.
Healthy dialogue are encouraged in this workshop, through the use of activities, games, and sometimes climbing. We use laughter and fun as tools to guide participants toward a deeper level of learning and developing together.
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 comes in three variations.
This workshop is truly 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. We offer a journey into self-awareness and team dynamics, communication, and collaboration. 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. This can lead to powerful results. 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 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.
We’ve adopted a lifestyle, here at Adventura, that embraces the pursuit of happiness through outdoor adventures, 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. We’ve received overwhelmingly positive feedback from those we work with, and this tells us we are achieving our goals.
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. It can be the turning point you need to increase productivity, morale, dedication, and creativity. This logically, in turn, translates to better 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 and guide you to new levels of self awareness. 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 change how an individual approaches their life.
We had a reason for building this one-of-a-kind program. 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 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.
Our 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.