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How to Host an Orientation Day Scavenger Hunt for New Hires

Orientation day can be a deal-breaker for your new employees. How this day goes can tell them if they made the right...

How to Make the Most of Your Next Team Building Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger hunts are great fun. They have been since we were kids, searching through the briars and the brambles for those elusive goodies...

How to Finally Make Your Office Parties Fun This Year

Office holiday parties can be one of two things. They can be boring and painful for everyone involved. Or, they can be...

When Is Team Building Said To Be Successful?

When Is Team Building Said To Be Successful?

May 22, 2018

Over time, managers have recognized the value of its employees. As such, they are focusing on ways through which they can keep their workforce happy and satisfied at all times. One of the means through which they are accomplishing this is team building – one of the hottest trends in the world of business. In […]

How to Boost Your Health and Wellness While at Work

How to Boost Your Health and Wellness While at Work

May 7, 2018

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle while at work is important to your overall health and well-being. If you have a job that requires you to sit in front of the computer for long periods of time, confront unhealthy snacks and foods on a daily basis, or are not lucky enough to work at a place that […]

Client Showcases – Bond Like Never Before

Client Showcases – Bond Like Never Before

Apr 25, 2018

At Strayboots, we are not only about making your team building easier, but we are here to make it BETTER! This time we want to show you some team building facts. Learn from these clients on how to make it right. How to make your employees shine. How to improve your leadership skills. How to […]

5 Tips for Improving Your Company’s Workplace Environment

5 Tips for Improving Your Company’s Workplace Environment

Apr 18, 2018

Finding the right employees to hire for your company is difficult enough as it is. Once you’ve accomplished that, you want to make sure that they are as productive as possible. If the work environment is poor, it’s going to make it difficult for your employees to be productive – no matter how highly qualified […]

What’s Your Leadership Style?

What’s Your Leadership Style?

Apr 9, 2018

As the leader of a team, your group looks to you and relies on you for guidance and motivation. While there is no right or wrong way to do this, it’s important to be able to identify where you fall on the spectrum of leadership. Being familiar with your strengths and weaknesses can only make […]

4 Team Building Myths to Bust

4 Team Building Myths to Bust

Apr 2, 2018

Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither are the best companies. That’s why incorporating team building into work culture is important, despite the stigma attached to it. Here we’ve busted some of the team building myths that keep companies from reaching their potential. (All photos are taken from our REAL team building events, so […]

How to Manage a New Employee’s First Day

How to Manage a New Employee’s First Day

Mar 15, 2018

It is important to manage a new employee’s first day well and do everything you can to ensure that person gets a good first impression of the workplace. The first day should be a balance of organizational, administrative, and social elements, but not be packed with meetings. Don’t leave the newcomer alone for long periods; […]

Working as a Team: 3 Essential Skills You Need For Building the Best Team

Working as a Team: 3 Essential Skills You Need For Building the Best Team

Mar 7, 2018

Teamwork is essential for almost every job and career imaginable. The ability to work as part of a team is one of the most valuable skills an employer will look for when hiring new employees, so it’s worth taking the time to develop the skills you will need for effective teamwork. Whether you’re looking for […]

Where Engagement is Most Important in the Employee Lifecycle

Where Engagement is Most Important in the Employee Lifecycle

Feb 28, 2018

Hope you’ve come across the Employee Lifecycle Roadmap for Employee Engagement by The Social Workplace. If not, definitely take a look at this slideshare presentation. Here’s the abridged version of the roadmap. To summarize, there are 6 stages in the employee lifecycle. Attraction: How employees talk about your company to others. The more engaged they […]

The New Science of Teambuilding

The New Science of Teambuilding

Feb 21, 2018

(hint: it’s all about that face time) At MIT’s Human Dynamics Laboratory, researchers are beginning to uncover the mysterious factors that set high-performing teams apart. The good news is that these dynamics are observable, quantifiable, and measurable. And, what’s more, teams can learn them. Here are the factors that the researchers identified as characteristics of […]

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