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Can Leaders and Teams Learn From Gold Medal Teams?

London remembers what it was like to host the world’s biggest sporting event in the summer of 2012, but Sochi has been in the spotlight this year hosting the Winter Olympic and Paralympic games. But, there is a great deal that leaders can learn from the teams from this event. We have three things these Read more…

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Are Junior Teams Better Than Senior Ones?

London’s population is predicted to hit 10 million by 2031, with increased migration to the capital due to the long term employment opportunities. On the plus side, when employing new staff you will have a wider spectrum of candidates to choose from. But how do you build the most effective team for your business? London Read more…

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10 Tips To Create A Positive Work Environment

23 per cent of Londoners work over 45 hours a week, compared with 19 per cent in the rest of the country, so it is even more important that the working environment is a positive one to keep productivity high. We have created a list of ten tips to help create a positive working environment: Read more…

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Make It Fun And It’ll Get Done

In any given year in London, we spend around 2,300 hours at work. So, why not have some fun whilst we’re there? Thomas Edison, inventor of the light bulb, once said: “I never did a day’s work in my life. It was all fun.” Interestingly, the video below demonstrates how commuters chose to take the Read more…

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Make Time For A Slow Conversation

We know that a lot of people live life at a fast rate, craving fast food, fast transport and fast broadband. With the advancement of technology and social media, we are able to communicate much quicker, much further afield and much easier but this could be threatening the depth of our conversations. From the moment Read more…

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8 Tips For Using Humour In The Workplace

Work, for many, is serious business where we need to meet targets, meet project deadlines and to ensure we do our job correctly. A lot of managers argue that humour can distract their team from the job in hand, but a quote we at Team Building London are reminded of is, “Just because the work Read more…

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10 New Year’s Resolutions For Team Leaders

January is known as the month of New Year’s resolutions where business owners and team leaders look to turn those bad habits into good. If you are leader or manager in a London business, it is time to consider what small changes could make a huge difference in the workplace. Many of these resolutions may Read more…

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5 Ways To Boost Your Team’s Creativity

London is the central hub for business in the UK.  This makes it difficult for a company to stand out from competitors in the same industry.  That said one way is to improve a workforce’s creativity because better ideas could help to put a business above its competitors. With this in mind we have created Read more…

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3 Reasons Why Good London Staff Could Quit In January

According to XpertHR, London has a voluntary resignation rate of approximately 11% per year. So with time to reflect over the Christmas period, it could be likely that some of your smartest colleagues return to your London office considering a switch of jobs. We explain the most common reasons those people may want a change Read more…

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Top 5 Team Leader Tips Learnt From Bees

In 2012, there were thought to be too many bees in London according to the London Beekeepers Association so we, at Team Building London, thought it would be good to look at what makes them such so successful in our city . We discovered that their success was down to team work so here are Read more…

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