Team Building: Work Together, Play Together

If you follow us on any of our social media channels, you have likely seen a few posts about our company outings. These team building exercises have become a big part of our company culture, and for good reason: when we take the time to learn, play and experience things together, we become a stronger team. We communicate better and we work better together, which ultimately helps us to better serve our clients.

We take turns planning our outings, and each one brings a little something of its planner’s personality to the experience. Over the years, we’ve amassed quite a variety of team building outings.

Some were business related

  • Bron-Shoe Company tour
  • Graeter’s Ice Cream tour
  • Parade of Homes tour
  • American Whistle Factory tour
  • Radio One open house
  •         Business card and stationery printing at Igloo Letterpress

Some served to spark our creativity

  • Glass blowing
  • Ceramic plate painting
  • Monet exhibit
  • Cultural Arts Center tour
  • Ballet Met rehearsal
  • Pulitzer Prize-wining photo exhibit
  • Warhol exhibit
  • Carravagio exhibit
  • T-shirt making at Outfit Good

Some were purpose-minded

  • Making lunch for families at Ronald McDonald House
  • Pilot Dogs, Inc. tour
  • Volunteer time at Ohio State LIFE sports camp
  • Assembling and painting furniture at The Furniture Bank

Some were educational

  • Fencing lesson
  • Post office processing tour
  • Anthony Thomas Candy tour
  • Mansfield Reformatory tour
  • Joseph Cross Medical Center tour at Columbus Zoo
  • Rumpke recycling plant tour
  • Watershed Distillery tour

And some team building outings were just plain fun

  • Circle S Farms Pumpkin Patch
  • Go-cart racing
  • Magic Mountain
  • Franklin Park Conservatory butterfly exhibit
  • Candle making
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Bowling
  • Columbus Clippers game
  • Murder mystery game
  • Hocking Hills zip-lining
  • Thurman restaurant
  • Ohio Stadium tour
  • Bluejackets game

Blown glass ornamentsLocal distillery team building tour

Assembling and painting furniture

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feel free to take some of these ideas back to your office for your next team building event, and if you have any ideas for what we can do next, we’d love to hear them!

Jason Janoski

Jason Janoski

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