Tag Archives: Team Building

Why investing in team building makes sense

Investing in team building

Investing in team building

Any business or organisation that employs two or more staff members effectively has created a team. A team can be seen as a group of individuals that work together towards a common goal or vision and who share in its rewards. The collective sum of the strengths and weaknesses determine the successes or failures of any team. In order to succeed as a team, putting in effort in developing the very core strengths and skills of each team member is indispensable as is identifying and resolving the weaknesses and shortcomings of each member.

Building a ‘winning’ team is the primary purpose and focus of team building and thus investing in it makes sense as it will define the level of success, in practically every area, of a business or organisation.

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Lessons from Rugby #RWC2015 – Lesson 4

#RWC2015 Lesson 4

#RWC2015 Lesson 4

The Rugby World Cup 2015 is turning out to be one of the best ever. The Namibian rugby team is doing us all proud in showing their fighting spirit in taking on the bigger nations.

Continuing our series of articles on what we can learn from Rugby World Cup 205 and how to apply it to the world of leadership and sport. The lesson after round 3 of the world cup: Rugby, like business is not romantic

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If you’re not looking for it…

If you’re not looking for it

If you’re not looking for it

The positivity ratio is a concept in positive psychology suggesting that a ratio of positive to negative emotions distinguishes “flourishing” people from “languishing” people.

The ratio was proposed by Marcial Losada and psychologist Barbara Fredrickson, who identified a ratio of positive to negative affect of exactly 2.9013 as separating flourishing from languishing individuals in a 2005 paper in American Psychologist. This means that in order for any person or team to flourish we need to have about 3 to 1 positive versus negative experiences.

We recently discussed the positivity ratios suggested by Barbara Fredrickson in a few training sessions.

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Team Building with Improved Team Dynamics (Full Day)

Team Dynamics

Team Dynamics

Capacity Trust offers full day team building using the MBTI to facilitate the growth of the team and to improve team dynamics. This workshop commences with the same content as the half-day team building workshop. The second part of the MBTI program is customized depending on what the team needs and the key issues they are currently facing.

It is also an opportunity for team members to share insights and personal strategies that they are already working on and are committed to implementing. Prior to the workshop the Capacity Trust team surveys the team members and managers to identify the particular challenges the team is facing.

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Team Building with Improved Team Dynamics (Half Day)

Team Dynamics

Team Dynamics

Team building is essential to the health and functioning of any team. At Capacity Trust we offer innovative team building solutions that is built on understanding team dynamics which creates skills that are transferable to the workplace.

So often team building is seen as just a bit of fun and the potential impact of knowing and understanding your team members better is wasted.

We offer full day and half-day MBTI Team Building, Team Dynamics and Effectiveness Workshop.

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