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”. Here at Adventura, we know team building. We live it and breathe it through our workshops that have been tested and honed over years by our team of experience facilitators, and our dedication to building collaboration and communication.
Team building, to us, is not just about making friends with your coworkers and having a good time with your team. It is working to be more whole and better people. These are the values we work from, strengthening your team from the individual out. In any relationship, being a better person, with stronger communication skills contributes to a stronger bond. It’s no different with interpersonal work relationships.
This is what we offer Our goal is not to be your friend. 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 Normandy Park 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. 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 online assessments, powerpoint presentations or listicles, just pure, direct interaction, communication, and exploration between humans.
We are passionate about team building and communication and we have a unique approach. Our experiences are designed keeping the needs of your team in mind, and combining those with our existing knowledge of team building. 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? Can you write amazing code? Can you proficiently play a musical instrument? How have you honed those skills? Through practice of course. You need more than someone instructing you on a thing. Hearing does not equal seeing, seeing does not equal knowing, and know does not equal doing Our objective is to apply the knowledge to practice. The process of developing skills via experience is embedded within us all. Here at Adventura, we 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. And we do it through experience-based learning.
Meet Our Crew of Team Builders NearNormandy Park, 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. Our work 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 should share our values and be willing to communicate those values with our clients.
Who Needs 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. 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 creates a very good balance 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!
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 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 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 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. By working together to complete a task, the multiplicity of skills within the team can be highlighted and acknowledged. Our workshops give participants a healthy place to practice communication and problem solving in real time.
Team Building has a lasting impact on:
- Creating a workplace that is respectful and where individual strengths are appreciated.
- Strengthening open communication
- Encouraging productivity in a positive work environment
- 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. 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’s a collaboration between our teams, Adventura’s and yours. You are there to do the work. We are there to be the guides.
We make it fun. Sometimes it is intense. Sometimes it’s 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. 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. And we’ve found that this gives us the experience based faith to believe in you.
Types of Team Building Workshops with Adventura
The Essentials Team Building Workshop
The title of this workshop tells you exactly what it is. 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 approach offers an environment where each person gets to personally experience how a healthy team helps the individual.
Activities, games, and sometimes climbing are used in the workshop to guide participants toward healthy dialogue. 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. Our True Colors workshop comes in three variations.
This workshop, in particular, is crafted around our clients. The experience can range from an overview of team building, offering some new skills and practices, 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 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
What is Adventura About?
Adventura is an experiential education company located in Woodinville, Washington that specializes in both team building and aerial course adventure. We create unique adventures, experiences, and memories that span an afternoon of fun to a full life-changing weekend.
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. Our overwhelmingly positive feedback tells us we are achieving our goal.
Contact Us Now With Your Team Building Questions
Giving your employees the tools they need to improve the dynamics of their teams can change the direction of your company. 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 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 might expect to leave this experience with improved company morale, but we’ve found that our workshops can cause 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 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 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.
The 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.