11 Of the Most Interesting Activities for Your Upcoming Corporate Team Outing

The best way for you to maximize the performance of your employees and build real team spirit is corporate activities with bespoke creative team building events.

Babe Ruth, the famous Baseball player said that

“The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.”

What he said in the context of baseball can be applied anywhere, especially in corporate settings.

It is very important that organizations pay close attention to the teams that work for them. It can also be said that these teams form the basic foundation of the organizational structure. Hence, it is imperative that organizations take measures to see that their teams are strong, co-operative and dynamic. Building a stronger team becomes your goal here. You need to plan the corporate team outing which brings pleasure and interesting, at the same time, helps in achieving the common goal. Look at the 11 of the most interesting team building activities for your upcoming corporate team outing.

Help your teams to relax in a calm environment during corporate team outing

‘Stress’, ‘Pressure’, ‘deadline’, ‘Quality’, ‘Escalation’, ‘bugs’…

Sound familiar? These are the terms that raise the blood pressure, conflicts, issues, risks and productivity problems in the work environment. The stress induced by the routine issues, unless addressed, will increase the problems and the cycle goes on and on.

If you want to take the team to get rid of stress, then planning your corporate team outing in a resort like a place is the best choice. Plan yoga and meditation based activities that take their stress out, kindle a fresh thought process that results in upgraded efficiency.

Kindle ‘wildness’ that results in ‘positive aggression’ through Jungle Safari

The positive aggression is critical in order to survive and sustain in any job nowadays. Being pro-active is seen as the important, not only at the leadership levels but also in the lower and entry levels. Due to the global level challenges, everyone needs to be alert, aware of what is happening around and be proactive.

Have you noticed the wildlife and the nature of animals living there? They always stay alert, keep an eye on everything happening around them, and, most importantly pro-active because of a threat they may face from any direction. A jungle safari will kindle such ‘wildness’ which in turn triggers ‘positive aggression’ so that your teams become proactive.

Bring out the child and improve the lateral thinking in your team; take them to theme parks

Have you noticed how children, especially when happy, react in tough situations? They come up with some innovative solutions through ‘out of the box’ thinking. That is because of the lateral thinking ability every child has naturally which is triggered best when they are happy. You can bring similar impact in your team by pulling out the child in them.

What better place can offer such opportunity than in theme parks? Let your team run through roller coaster rides and participate in fun games to shine at work.

Boost your team’s bonding as they get to relish playing water based adventure sports

Water sports can be total fun and enjoyment. How about Kayaking or water rafting that rushes the excitement into its peak? Further, studies show as you exercise, the body releases endorphins, the happy hormones, which make you joyful. So, these outings will add to satisfaction and will be a welcome break from sitting around in a chair for long hours staring at the laptops.

As your teams’ relish playing water sports, enjoy looking at the bonding they build with each other through your well planned corporate team outing.

Refresh the blood flow and, so innovative thoughts by exposing your team to Nature walks

The bird sanctuaries and reserves are abundant in India that provides an opportunity to learn how important to save energy sources and our nature. Nature walks with guidance, if can be arranged, will change the outlook of your team towards our mother earth. This understanding broadens the perspective further and the teams develop interest further for deeper learning.

When the need to deeper learning is triggered, it automatically improves the listening and analysing skills. Nature walk, more than strengthening the breathing and physical fitness, does a lot good to mental health.

How about your teams having the enchanting time at the night camps?

If you want to embrace your roots, a nature-based night camp is a way to go. “To walk in nature is to witness a thousand miracles,” says Mary Davis, an Irish social entrepreneur. In general terms, when do we call something as the miracle? When something happens where we believed it can’t happen, right? Aren’t the teams undergoing such situations in their work life as well?

Having an enchanting time at the night camps triggers the risk taking and managing ability in a team. When the team is ready to take risks, and manage well as well, the miracles cannot be stopped.

Celebrate the success of your team by toasting in vineyards

Beginning the tour looking at the vineyards, bounty of beauty in form of grapes hanging from vines, learning various stories behind each type, walking through the live production units can be unforgettable, fun and exciting.

It doesn’t stop only at learning the making process, you also get to taste varieties of wine. No need to think twice if you are looking at an interesting activity for your upcoming corporate team outing.

Get your team out of bricks, lounge in rain forests, the perfect activity for your hard-working team

Sitting by and even bathing in rivers and lakes, simply exploring the wild together with your team and then ending the day by sleeping underneath a beautiful night sky, unaffected by pollution. Isn’t it feeling wonderful just while imagining? Rain by default and naturally elevates the energy levels and freshness.

Now, how about a team outing, totally out of bricks and motors, lounging in the rain forests to refresh your team from escalations, bug fixings, excel sheets, automation, and whatnot. A visit to the rain forest will help in bringing back the energy levels at a high altitude.

Time for ‘sharks and mermaids’ from your teams to come out & play in blue lagoons

“Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it”

– Lao Tzu.

The water based team building activities strengthen the individual performance and so results in improved productivity. How does it happen? Say, for example, an activity done in the water, even a paddle boat experience which is categorised as low impact resistance water based activity helps in building focused mind, balancing ability and stability which is necessary to bring in stability. When paddled as a pair, it needs communication and collaboration between the two, so that they can reach the port on time without struggling much.

Any water based activities when done together, promote teamwork and trust. Playing and relaxing together is a great way to bond and blue lagoons are the perfect place to do all of the above.

Give legs a work, it activates the brains; Get your teams out cycling & trekking

One of the most effective ways to upsurge collaboration and cooperation among colleagues is to have an interesting corporate team outing. Have you realised why strenuous activities like trekking and cycling bring in calmness and warmth in our physic? Even after hours of involving in such activities, amidst physically tired, you feel energetic and enthusiastic. When the muscles work in rhythm, it induces positivity. When you are positive, you ignore the troubles and focus only on the solutions or results. Such focus further releases more happy thoughts and results in contentment & achievement.

Imagine such impact in a team environment. When a team is working with a shared vision, if energised through cycling or trekking like activities, there is no end to success and growth.

Elevate the adrenaline rush in your team through sky based adventure activities for your upcoming corporate team outing

Did you know the adrenaline rush create excessive energy for a long time to come? Plan an adventure based corporate team outing. You will reap huge benefits when your teams get back to work. The best way to encourage the risk-taking abilities in your team is to indulge them in adventure based corporate team building outing. Paragliding not only gives them a thrilling experience but also brings in inner peace.

You take a back seat, let the sky be their boss!

These corporate team outings plays a very crucial role in team building. Within the organization, What the teams know about each other might be restricted to just their job. Trebound team organizes corporate team outing that leads your team to feel a sense of freedom, which will further motivate them to try new things and improve on their strengths.

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