A team retreat is something executives plan thinking that hot tubs and alcohol will solve their problems. Of course, you should plan for team bonding and fun during an offsite, but actual change can only manifest through hard work and mutual understanding. In this article Bud Caddell, founder of NOBL Collective, shares the Do’s and Don’ts for effective team offsites.
Sometimes the most serious work can be a matter of play. Once a team is formed, ongoing shared experiences continuously elevate its performance. They help to shape values, norms, and behaviors that allow people to get work done more efficiently and effectively.