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”. We know team building here at Adventura. 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 working to be more whole and better people. These are the basic values we are committed to, working from the individual, outward. 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 at Adventura. We are not here to be your friends. 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 Seattle with Adventura?
Adventura is the only company of its kind in the pacific northwest. Our facilitators receive classical training in experience-based learning and are the best in the business. 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 your team building priorities, and we will help you achieve your 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 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.
Why is Experienced-Based Learning Important for Team Building?
Practice and Mastery: Have you learned how to dance? Do you know how to write amazing code? Do you know how to play an instrument well? How did you learn your skills? Through practice of course. It isn’t sufficient to just be told a thing. Hearing does not equal seeing, seeing does not equal knowing, and know does not equal doing Applying knowledge to practice, this is our objective. The process of developing skills via experience is embedded within us all. Here at Adventura, we actively work to provide people with the transition from knowing to applying.
How to we make the jump from typical work-mode to 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. We use experience-based learning to do it.
Meet Our Practitioners of Team Building Near Seattle, King County
We hold our Team Building practitioners to a high standard. They are a highly skilled group, motivated to work with you toward achieving your goals. The work that we do is demanding but rewarding. Our team is committed to making a long term impact in a few days, or sometimes even hours.
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.
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. We emphasize self discovery, improved communication, and collaboration. 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. 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!
Team Building in the Long Term
There has been an extensive amount of studies done on 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 of team building are clear. Well conducted team building workshops can change the direction of a company 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 highlight different strengths, problem solving approaches, and work styles, and can break down barriers between individuals. It can create an atmosphere of appreciate by revealing what each team member contributes to their workplace. 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:
- Fostering a respectful workplace where individual strengths are appreciated.
- Strengthening interpersonal communication
- Encouraging productivity in a positive work environment
- Featuring strengths to inspire creativity.
Feedback on our Team Building Workshops
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 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. 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 guide you.
It can be fun. Sometimes it can be intense. At times it’s relaxed. Sometimes it is eye-opening. What your experience will be is up to you. You will only be as successful as you are 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.
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 bring your team together to create a 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, adventure and a collaboration to help individuals discover what works in creating a team. In this approach, each person is given to opportunity to experience exactly how a healthy team can help the individual.
This workshop utilizes activities, games, and sometimes climbing in order to guide participants towards a 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
Seventeen questions, four colors, and a day to change everything. Our True Colors workshop is available 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. 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 the 3-day retreats that clients can truly learn new skills in communication and self discovery, and practice them. This can lead to powerful results. 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 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.
We’ve adopted a lifestyle, here at Adventura, that embraces the pursuit of happiness through outdoor adventures, with a commitment to experiential learning. Our passion is engaging every single human to create a one-of-a-kind experience for 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. It can be the turning point you need to increase productivity, morale, dedication, and creativity. This logically, in turn, translates to better success for your business.
We want to help you define what team building means to you and your team. We want to give you a positive experience in our team building workshops 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 have the potential to change an approach to life.
We had a reason for building this one-of-a-kind program. 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. 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.