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.” 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 at Adventura. Our intention is not to be your friend. 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 Team Building Near Mount Baker with Adventura?
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. 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 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 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.
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 proficiently play a musical instrument? How did you learn your skills? Through 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. 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 help create this shift in focus. And we do it through experience-based learning.
Meet Our Crew of Team Builders NearMount Baker, King County
We have high standards for our crew of team builders They aren’t camp counselors, they are skilled and motivated to help you define and achieve your goals. The work that we do 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.
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. Our emphasis is on self discovery, improving communication, and cooperation. These are skills that are completely transferable from work to life.
We tend to work well with groups of 25-40. This seems to be the sweet spot 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.
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!
Long Term Benefits of Team Building
There has been an extensive amount of research done about the benefits of team building exercises. 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. Whole companies can shift direction when team building is skillfully utilized. This kind of work improves communication and morale, builds camaraderie and respect, 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. The multiplicity of skills within a team can be highlighted and acknowledged by working together to complete a task. Team building workshops allow coworkers to experience problem solving and communication in real time and in a healthy way.
Team Building has a lasting impact on:
- Creating a workplace that is respectful and where individual strengths are appreciated.
- Strengthening interpersonal communication
- Encouraging productivity through a more positive workplace.
- Inspiring creativity by highlighting strengths
Feedback on our Team Building Workshops
The work we do and the results we achieve give us great pride Because what we do is on such an interpersonal level, we receive daily feedback on our work. 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
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’s a collaboration between your team and our facilitators. You are there to do the work. We will be your guides.
It’s fun. Sometimes it can be intense. Sometimes it’s relaxed. It can be eye-opening. What your experience will be is up to you. Your success is dependant on how prepared you are to succeed. We ask that you arrive ready to take the workshop seriously, and to be open and honest. 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 experience to believe in our process Because of this, we have the experience-based faith to believe in your.
Here Are Some of the Workshops We Offer
The Essentials Team Building Workshop
This workshop is exactly what it claims: the essentials. It teaches the fundamentals of a healthy team dynamic. We offer your team a look at the foundation of trust and communication.
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. In this approach, each person is given to opportunity to experience exactly 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
Four colors, seventeen questions, and one day to change everything. Our True Colors workshop is available in three variations.
We truly craft this workshop 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 these 3-day retreats that participants can truly change their approach to communication and self discovery. This can lead to powerful results. 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 memories, experiences, and adventures that span from a single afternoon to a life- changing weekend retreat.
We will support your corporate events, individualized adventures, and team building needs. 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 want to create a one-of-a-kind experience for our customers and engage each of them. We’ve received overwhelmingly positive feedback from those we work with, and this tells us we are achieving our goals.
Contact Us Now With Your Team Building Questions
Giving your employees tools to build more positive team dynamics can change the direction of a company. It can be a turning point toward increased dedication, productivity, employee morale, and creativity. This logically, in turn, translates to better 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 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 built our a 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. We have passion for interpersonal growth and we want to share that with you today.
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.
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.