It's Tom Heck with your April 16, 2007 edition of the TeachMeTeamwork.com Teamwork Ideas e-Newsletter.
On Thursday this week I'm leading a TeleSeminar on "extending team boundaries" and I've had several people writing in asking questions about this topic. One person who works in a public school understood how extending boundaries works in the for profit arena but wanted to know if it's possible to extend boundaries in a school setting. The answer is a resounding YES and the results are amazing when the school community (teachers, administrators, support staff, students, parents, community members, etc.) learn the value of extending one's boundaries. It will literally transform the school.
Look for a post later this week where I'll be sharing an audio interview with a company president who extended boundaries organizationally and reaped the rewards.
By far, the number one tool requested by teamwork coaches, facilitators, and trainers is lead-it-yourself teambuilding games. And it’s no wonder! Teambuilding games help people “get it." Now, for a limited time, lots of free great products when you order my most requested 3-CD training bundle. CLICK HERE for details
Does your team have healthy boundaries? When your team sets healthier boundaries you’ll see these benefits: Trust increases, People respect you and your team more, Fear diminishes significantly, The team grows (evolves,advances) faster. On the flip side - - Teams with weak boundaries experience a plethora of problems including... CLICK HERE to read more
New Teambuilding Games
- Toobeez Robot Writer -- Write on!
- Stilts River -- Get your team from here to there
- Channels -- Transport the marbles from here to there
- Trolleys with Duct Tape -- Teambuilding with duct tape
- The Maze -- Portable and very team oriented
A fantastic new book is out by Chris Cavert, Sam Sikes, and Faith Evans entitled "The More The Merrier -- Lead Playful Activities With Large Groups". I consider this book a MUST HAVE for anyone leading teambuilding games. I discuss the book with master teambuilding games leader Chris Cavert. CLICK HERE to access the audio.
Are you looking for a way to communicate the benefits of teamwork in a fun and unique way? Take a look at our NEW t-shirt design. These shirts are hot off the printing press and ready to ship. CLICK HERE
Other Posts of Interest
- Join My Team -- Are you a fit for my team?
- Teams In Trouble LIVE in Boston -- A train the trainer event
- Guest Bloggers of TeachMeTeamwork.com -- Are you ready?
- BYOBW -- A race I want to participate in next year.
- Throw out your TV -- So you want more time?
- Teamwork and Piano Playing -- Big hands required
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