Should They Stay Or Should They Go?

Most managers face a number of tricky situations in the workplace on a daily basis – one of the toughest is having to decide whether to fire an under-performing team member or not. If you’re faced with this task, here are 5 considerations to ease the decision: 1.       Does good past performance justify a weak Read more…

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We Say ‘Balls’ To Team Meetings

Here at Team Building London we are always trying to promote creativity within the workplace, so thought it would be worth highlighting a company on the right track! Pearlfisher, in Hammersmith, West London created a meeting environment reminiscent of a children’s ball play area – only this is for around 30 adults. The reason for Read more…

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How To Overcome The Networking Nightmare

There are always a large number of networking events throughout the year and sometimes your boss may pass you an invitation, suggesting you go along to one. Networking is not for everyone, but in this blog we will look at how you might be able to look at networking differently. Entering a room of strangers Read more…

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3 New Year’s Resolutions For Your Office

We often set ourselves resolutions at the start of the New Year – some of us fail and some are still going strong, but as personal resolutions fade, we have put together three ideas to help improve office life. 1.       Better conversations, less meetings Formal meetings on a Friday and a Monday should be banned. Read more…

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Stress Could Be Good For Your Staff

Employees may well be familiar with workplace stress. A growing number of businesses have decided to recognise it, making them better equipped to tackle it. But, it is also true that a little stress at work can actually be good for you and your productivity if you handle it properly. According to the Health and Read more…

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4 Reasons Why Most Meetings Fail

Meetings can be extremely productive, but on the other hand there are a number of reasons why a meeting might achieve little or nothing at all. Meetings like this aren’t uncommon, but what makes a meeting “fail”? Here are 4 reasons why your meetings might be failing to reach their potential: Loss of Focus It Read more…

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5 Tips To Make Your Christmas Party Memorable For The Right Reasons

The annual Christmas party is often seen as a chance to let a year’s worth of tension out in one go. This could be a member of staff enjoying the Mulled Wine a bit too much or it could be an argument amongst members of staff who haven’t always seen eye to eye throughout the Read more…

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Team Building Exercises Can Help Relieve Stress

Complaints of work related stress are common and constantly on the rise. The latest report from the Labour Force Survey (LFS) shows that 40% of the total cases of stress (1,073,000), were work related. A little stress can help push people to achieve, but too much stress can be damaging and have detrimental effects, not Read more…

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Motivate Your Team In 5 Simple Steps

Motivating your team can have a big impact on performance and the general atmosphere in the workplace. So, we have created 5 simple steps to follow that will give your team a boost and increase overall productivity. 1. Share positive news During meetings, or around the office during conversation, share information about strategic moves and Read more…

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10 Ways To Change Your Day

It’s easy to form habits and spend most of the working week doing the same thing each day. Change is energising, so instead of taking the London Tube, eating the same foods and wearing the same clothes, why not make a few alterations to your daily routine? Here are 10 ways to transform your day: Read more…

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