The Purpose of Team Building
The term “team building” has become a catch phrase over time; an excuse for team mini golf, ping pong, or the general “morale event”. 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. It’s no different with interpersonal work relationships.
This is what we do. 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 Team Building Near North Beach with Adventura?
Adventura is unique in the pacific northwest. Our facilitators receive classical training in experience-based learning and are the best in the business. 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 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 want to help your team improve, and we have a unique point of view to share with you. 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: Do you know how to dance? Do you write amazing code? Do you know how to play an instrument well? How did you learn your skills? It has taken hands on practice. 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 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. Here at Adventura, we guide our clients through the transition from knowing to applying.
How to we make the jump from typical work-mode to practice-mode? This question is central to making the most of time invested in team building. We are here to create this shift in focus. We utilize experience-based learning to do this.
Meet Our Team Building Crew serving North Beach, King County
We hold our Team Building practitioners to a high standard. 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.
We look for candidates that have degrees in Organizational Psychology and experience-based learning. Our Team members should be committed to our values, and they should be able to communicate those to our clients.
Who Needs 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. We spend time improving communication, self discovery, 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. 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.
These are the types of teams and companies that have benefited most 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.
Long term benefits from 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.
Teaming building can have a lasting impact on:
- Fostering a respectful workplace where individual strengths are appreciated.
- Strengthening open communication
- Encouraging productivity in a positive work environment
- Inspiring creativity by highlighting strengths
Some of our Favorite Feedback From 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 the comments that have stuck with us:
“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?
We would not be able to share exactly what happens in one of our workshops, because each one unfolds differently. 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.
It can be fun. It can be intense. At times it’s 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. What we ask is that you arrive open and honest, and ready to take your experience seriously. We will 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.
Our experience has led us 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 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 utilize collaboration, humor, and adventure to help folks find out 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. Fun and laughter is encouraged as we take participants toward a deeper level of learning and developing together.
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
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. The 3-day retreat focuses on 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. Results are 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 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.
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. Our passion is engaging every single human to create a one-of-a-kind experience for our customers. The overwhelmingly positive feedback we’ve received tells us that 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. 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 want to work with you to help 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 really see yourselves and we will guide you to improve. 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’ve created this one-of-a-kind program for a reason. 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. We have passion for interpersonal growth and we want to share that with you today.
We would love the chance to work with you. Call today to find out more about our programs: call 1.866.981.8665, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.