Top 10 Reasons to Commit to Regular Team Building Activities

If you want to be part of the conversation when it comes to places with enviable corporate culture, unique team building events like Quiz This can take you there. 

It builds trust, mitigates conflict, encourages communication, and increases collaboration. Effective team building means more engaged employees, which is good for company culture with the added bonus of supporting productivity. Investing in a memorable and fun event that will bring your staff together, will also yield valuable returns in the long run.

  1. Networking & Socializing Increases Morale

Socializing and connecting with colleagues is one of the best ways to increase productivity whether it’s in-person, hybrid or remote offices. Not only does this increase morale within the office, but it also helps teams further adapt to a virtual work environment and increase the ease in which they work together.

  1. Team Building Breaks Down Barriers

Team building activities like trivia games help staff better understand each other by enabling a deeper understanding of strengths and weaknesses, appreciating different ways of thinking and how they prefer to approach a particular task or problem. Seeing co-workers in a different light during these activities allows staff to work together more seamlessly. 

  1. Discover Untapped Leadership

When placed in a more relaxed, informal and conversational setting, unexpected leaders can surface in your team. When everyone is at ease and playing to the best of their ability, it allows space and opportunity for players to demonstrate individual talents that strengthen the group.  Quiz This provides an opportunity for such skills and talents to be identified and to be further encouraged by peers and mentors! 

  1. Good Clean Cross Time Zone Fun

Corporate team building events can sometimes have a layer of awkwardness, leading some organizers to result to providing alcohol to smooth things out. This however can ostracize some who aim for a sober lifestyle. It also makes it difficult for all time zones to get in swing of things as it may be morning for some overseas teams. With Quiz This virtual trivia events, participants are watching and enjoying a hilarious and engaging interactive game show together, which removes the need for awkward small talk as they can all just jump into the game.

  1. Communication Breeds Collaboration 

An engaging team building activity like Quiz This gives companies the opportunity to create cross department teams, and connect them all to meet a trivia challenge together. Over the course of the virtual quiz and its various trivia rounds, they will need to communicate and collaborate on answers, giving each teammate a chance to show their strengths! 

  1. Connect Departments 

Depending on the size of your organization, you may have an entire admin team that has barely said more than a few words to the development team! Bring everyone together and mix them up to encourage cross functional collaboration. Help them appreciate one another and how they work to help bridge the gap and lead to a more successful and happier group of employees.

  1. Fire Up Some Friendly Competition 

Competition, when presented in a fun and positive manner, has been shown to increase productivity. When there is an incentive to win a team building quiz, even just for bragging rights,  it can add additional motivation to go the extra mile. Quiz This channels friendly competition in a way that will have your team engaged and laughing, all-the-while working towards a shared goal! 

  1. Enhance Company Culture

Creating a positive culture for your company is not only one of the best ways to retain existing staff, but also helps in attracting future talent!  To quote Tony Heisch – CEO of Zappos, “Have fun. The game is a lot more enjoyable when you’re trying to do more than make money.”

Scheduling regular team building events during office hours offers an opportunity for ALL members (who might not normally mix and mingle) to come together in a manner that is light hearted, collaborative and naturally promotes getting to know one another.

  1. Provide Something To Look Forward To

Give your team something fun to look forward to! This helps keep them motivated and on track during time sensitive projects or deadlines. It offers a light at the end of the tunnel, a reward for their dedication and hard work, which helps them to feel valued, especially when it’s a well planned and executed interactive game show  like Quiz This! 

  1. Build Team Spirit 

It’s important to celebrate successes and keep spirits high! Keeping staff engaged and motivated adds to their drive to excel in and outside of the workplace. Celebrating and congratulating employees through team building activities, such as Quiz This, promotes collaboration and a sense of collective pride. Go team go! 

Convinced? Book your next and greatest remote team event by reaching out to us! Say hello at bookings@quizthis.ca.

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