Forbes Coaches Council – Expert Panel
Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on
leadership development & careers.
The idea behind team-building exercises is to help employees become more in-tune with each other’s strengths and weaknesses. By sharing experiences, members of a team should be
able to operate like a well-oiled machine, specifically under pressure.
Sadly, many team-building exercises don’t work that well because the teams feel as though they’re just going through the paces. There’s not enough engagement to actually create a connection. Developing that connection is the whole purpose of team building, so any exercise that doesn’t is a waste of the company’s resources.
Fourteen members of Forbes Coaches Council examine some of the critical components a team-building practice should have if it intends to impart the right kind of mindset on the