At its core, team building is designed to bring an organisation and the teams within it together, working harmoniously towards a common goal. With the excess of the seasonal holiday now firmly behind you, returning to work in January can feel quite tiresome for many employees.
For many, over-indulgence during the Christmas and New Year break can leave staff members feeling more sluggish and lethargic than usual, with the grey, cold and often rainy weather certainly not helping to lift the mood within the workplace. January can feel longer than other months, too, because many businesses are paid early before Christmas – all of this combined can leave your team flagging a little more than usual as a result. If this sounds familiar, then it could be that you have some January blues to beat before you can really kick the year off as you mean to go on.
Ways You Can Beat the Blues
Much like the lull that comes at the end of summer, January and the middle of winter can make it feel like the much-needed sunshine and respite from the colder weather are almost too far away. If you are looking for ways to motivate your team to get through January with a smile and a vigour for the new year, then keep reading. We have some top tips to help inspire your team to get back to their best.