What is 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.” We know team building here at Adventura. 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 to be more whole and better 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. 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 Southwest Bellevue 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. 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 what we do, and have a unique point of view to share. 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: Do you know how to dance? Can you 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. Seeing is better than hearing, knowing is better than seeing, and doing is better than knowing. Our objective is to apply the knowledge to practice. Learning through experiential development of skills is embedded within all of us. Here at Adventura, we guide our clients through the transition from knowing to applying.
How to we enter practice-mode from our typical work-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 Practitioners of Team Building Near Southwest Bellevue, King County
We have high standards for our crew of team builders They are not camp counselors but are experienced, highly skilled and motivated to work with you to achieve your goals. The work we do is both demanding and rewarding. Our practitioners are required to make a long term impact in a short amount of time.
Typically we look for candidates with degrees in Organizational Psychology with an emphasis on experience-based learning. Our Team members should be committed to our values, and they should be able to communicate those to our clients.
Are You In Need of Our Team Building Workshops?
We have a lot of experience in this area, and our opinion is 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 transcend work into life.
Our typical team building events range from 25 – 40 participants. This seems to be the sweet spot for positive interaction. If you do have a larger group, be sure to contact us so we can create and event around your needs.
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!
Team Building in the Long Term
There has been an extensive amount of research done about the benefits of team building exercises. 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. Well conducted team building workshops can change the direction of a company 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 highlight different problem solving approaches, work styles, and different strengths and in doing so, it can break down barriers between individuals. 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. Our team building workshops give coworkers a healthy environment to practice problem solving and communication in real time.
Teaming building has lasting effects 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
We take deep pride in the work we do and the results we produce. Because of the interpersonal nature of our workshops, we receive daily feedback 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 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. Each is structures around what your team brings in the door with them. It is a collaboration between our team and yours. Your team is there for the work. We are there to be the guides.
It can be fun. Sometimes it can be intense. At times 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. 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. 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.
We have the 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
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.
This workshop dives into 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. 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. Laughter and fun are encouraged as we guide participants toward learning and developing at a deeper level.
The final goal is better communication, increased interactive creativity, 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 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. 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 the 3-day retreats that clients can truly learn new skills in communication and self discovery, and practice them. Results are powerful. Read more
What is 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 adventures, experiences, and memories that span an afternoon of fun to a full life-changing weekend.
We will support your corporate events, individualized adventures, and team building needs. We seek simplicity and honesty in our work and we design and craft adventures with these values 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. Our overwhelmingly positive feedback tells us we are achieving our goal.
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 the turning point you need to increase productivity, morale, dedication, and creativity. This logically, in turn, translates to better success for your business.
We will guide your toward defining 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 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 would love the chance to work with you. Call today to find out more about our programs: call 1.866.981.8665, or email: email@example.com.
Our Mission Statement
Adventura is dedicated to team dynamics, human behavior, and crafting experiences to explore what it takes to be a team.