What is 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, 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. 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 at Adventura. 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 Leschi?
Adventura is unique in the pacific northwest. Our facilitators are second to none in the art of experience-based learning. 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 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 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 team is highly qualified and standing by to guide you and your team through one of our workshops.
How is Experienced-Based Learning Useful for Team Building?
Practice and Mastery: Have you learned how to dance? Can you write amazing code? Can you sit down and proficiently play a musical instrument? How did you learn that skill? 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. To be able to apply the knowledge in practice, that is our objective. The process of experientially developing 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 excel at creating this shift of focus. And we do it through experience-based learning.
Meet Our Crew of Team Builders NearLeschi, King County
We have high standards for our crew of team builders They are not camp counselors but are experienced, highly skilled and motivated to work with you to achieve your goals. The work that we do 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. Our Team members should be committed to our values, and they should be able to communicate those to 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 spend time improving communication, self discovery, 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 seems to be the sweet spot 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 has been an extensive amount of research done about the benefits of team building exercises. across most of the research, it has been found that team building should not just be encouraged by businesses, 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 team building skills the way we do at Adventura can have a long term, positive impact on all areas of life.
Team building can break down barriers between individuals and can highlight different strengths, work styles, and problem solving approaches. 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 team building workshops give coworkers a healthy environment to practice problem solving and communication in real time.
Teaming building has lasting effects on:
- Creating a workplace where respect and individual strengths are appreciated.
- Strengthening open communication
- Encouraging productivity through a more positive workplace.
- Highlighting strengths to inspire creativity
Some Feedback We Have Received
The work we do and the results we achieve give us great pride We receives lots of real time feedback, due to the interpersonal nature of our events. 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 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’s a collaboration between our teams, Adventura’s and yours. Your team is there for the work. We are there to be the guides.
It’s fun. Sometimes it can be intense. At times it’s relaxed. It can be eye-opening. What your experience will be is up to you. You will be as successful as you come in prepared to be. What we ask is that you arrive open and honest, and ready to take your experience seriously. 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. This gives us the experience-based insight to believe in you.
Types of Team Building Workshops with Adventura
The Essentials Team Building Workshop
This workshop does just what its title indicates. It teaches the fundamentals of a healthy team dynamic. 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, 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.
Activities, games, and sometimes climbing are used in the workshop to guide participants toward healthy dialogue. We use laughter and fun as tools to guide participants toward a deeper level of learning and developing together.
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
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. Experiences can range from an afternoon overview of team building, all the way to a three day deep dive. What we offer is a journey toward self-awareness and team dynamics, collaboration, and communication. Our 3-day retreat hones in focus on skill development and implementation, knowledge and practice. It is during our three-day retreats that clients can put in true dedication to self discovery and changing their approach to communication. The results can be 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 adventures, experiences, and memories that span an afternoon of fun to a full life-changing weekend.
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.
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 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 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 really see yourselves and we will guide you to improve. You may expect to have improved company morale, but we’ve found that our workshops can have 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’ll give us the opportunity 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 team dynamics, human behavior, and crafting experiences to explore what it takes to be a team.