What is 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. 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, to us, is not just about making friends with your coworkers and having a good time with your team. It is working toward bettering ourselves and becoming more whole people. These are the basic values we are committed to, working from the individual, outward. Strengthening communication and working toward becoming a better person is essential for bettering any relationship It’s no different with interpersonal work relationships.
This is what we offer at Adventura. 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 is Adventura Your Pick for Team Building Near North Queen Anne?
Adventura is the only company of its kind in the pacific northwest. Our facilitators are second to none in the art of experience-based learning. As our client, you will receive just what you have signed up for: straight forward team building from an experienced team. 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 want to help your team improve, and we have a unique point of view to share with you. Our experiences are designed keeping the needs of your team in mind, and combining those with our existing knowledge of team building. 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? Do you know how to write amazing code? Can you proficiently play a musical instrument? How have you honed those skills? Through Hands-on practice. It is not enough to have someone stand in front of you, telling you about 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 excel at creating this shift of focus. We utilize experience-based learning to do this.
Meet Our Team Building Crew serving North Queen Anne, 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.
What we look for in our candidates is a degree in Organizational Psychology, with time spent on experience-based learning. Team members are expected to share our values, and to communicate those values to our clients.
Are You In Need of Our Team Building Workshops?
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 are completely transferable from work to life.
Our typical team building events range from 25 – 40 participants. 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.
In our experience, these are the types of teams and companies that most benefit 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 from Team Building 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. 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 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 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
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 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. 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 puts in the work. We will be your guides.
We make it fun. It can be intense. Sometimes it’s relaxed. It has the potential to 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. We ask that you arrive ready to take the workshop seriously, and to be open and honest. 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 Events We Offer
The Essentials Team Building Workshop
The title of this workshop tells you exactly what it is. It teaches the fundamentals of a healthy team dynamic. We bring your team together to create a foundation of trust and communication.
This workshop dives into 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.
Healthy dialogue are encouraged in this workshop, through the use of activities, games, and sometimes climbing. 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. We have three variations of our True Colors workshop.
This workshop is truly 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. The workshop is a journey into team dynamics, self-awareness, collaboration, and communication. Our 3-day retreat gives participants an all encompassing experience in 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?
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. we craft our adventures around our values of simplicity and honesty.
Here at Adventura, we’ve adopted a lifestyle centered on the pursuit of happiness through outdoor activity, 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. We’ve received overwhelmingly positive feedback from those we work with, and this tells us we are achieving our goals.
Contact Us and We’ll Answer All of 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. These positive changes, in turn, translate to more 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 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’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. We have a passion for growth and communication and we want to share those with you right now.
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.
Adventura is dedicated to team dynamics, human behavior, and crafting experiences to explore what it takes to be a team.