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 Our team of experienced facilitators lives it and breathes it through our workshops that have been honed and tested over many years, and our dedication to building communication and collaboration.
Team building, for us, is not simply about creating friendships with coworkers and having fun with your team. It is working to be more whole and better people. We work from those basic values to strengthen your team from the individual out. 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 Kenmore with Adventura?
We are the only company of our kind in the pacific northwest. Our facilitators receive classical training in experience-based learning and are the best in the business. Our clients receive exactly what they sign up for: straight forward team building from a seasoned team. 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 online assessments, powerpoint presentations or listicles, 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.
Why is Experienced-Based Learning Important for Team Building?
Practice and Mastery: Have you learned how to dance? Do you write amazing code? Can you proficiently play a musical instrument? How did you learn that skill? Through practice of course. 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. 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 do we get from the typical work-mode to entering practice-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 Crew of Team Builders NearKenmore, King County
We have high standards for our crew of team builders They are a highly skilled group, motivated to work with you toward achieving 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. Team members should share our values and be willing to communicate those values with our clients.
Are You In Need of Our Team Building Workshops?
We’ve worked with a wide variety of individuals and groups, and we believe that anyone and everyone would benefit from our workshops. We emphasize self discovery, improved communication, and collaboration. These are skills that transcend work into life.
Our typical team building events range from 25 – 40 participants. We’ve found that this is a good size for positive interaction. If you want to create an event for a larger group, definitely contact us and we’ll design a workshop around your business 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. It’s been almost universally found that team building should be required, not just encouraged.
Long term benefits of team building 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 break down barriers between individuals and can highlight different strengths, work styles, and problem solving approaches. 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. 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:
- Fostering a respectful workplace where individual strengths are appreciated.
- Strengthening open communication
- Encouraging productivity through a more positive workplace.
- Inspiring creativity by highlighting strengths
Some Feedback We Have Received
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 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 is a collaboration between our team and yours. Your team puts in the work. We are there to guide you.
We make it fun. It can be intense. Sometimes it’s relaxed. It can be 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. 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. It’s going to be hard work, but if are up for it, and ready to put in the effort, the results can be life changing.
We have the years and experience to believe in our process. This gives us the experience-based insight to believe in you.
Here Are Some of the Workshops 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.
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 offers an opportunity for each person to understand 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 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 comes in three variations.
We truly craft this workshop 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. 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 these 3-day retreats that participants can truly change their approach to communication and self discovery. The results can be powerful. Read more
Who Are We at 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 are here to support your corporate events, team building needs, and individualized adventures for friends and family. We seek simplicity and honesty in our work and we design and craft adventures with these values in mind.
Our team here at Adventura has adopted a lifestyle that is centered on the pursuit of happiness through outdoor activity, and 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. Our overwhelmingly positive feedback tells us we are achieving our goal.
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. You can have a turning point that increases creativity, dedication, morale and productivity. This logically, in turn, translates to better 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 look at yourselves and we will guide you to do better. You may expect to have improved 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’ve created this one-of-a-kind program for a reason. We believe in the value of team building and translating the skills that you learn from our program to every aspect 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 us now to find out about our workshops: call 1.866.981.8665, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Mission Statement
Adventura is dedicated to experiencing team dynamics, human behavior, and crafting experiences to explore what it takes to be a team.