Why a Treasure Hunt is Great for Team Building

Posted: Sep 26 2017

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Your employees need a break every now and then, allowing them to clear their minds and start afresh - ready to take on anything. Whether this is by taking annual leave, finishing early once a month or spending more time bonding with their team, this is essential to ensure employees are happy in the workplace.

You can help this along, too! By taking your team outside of the normal work environment and taking part in team building events in Scotland, your employees will be raring to go when they get back to their desks for days, weeks and months to come.

All management teams recognise the importance of a strong team; it is vital for any organisation. A team building event is highly beneficial in bringing the best out of employees for a number of reasons. First and foremost, however, it is a great way of enhancing an employees skill set of working within and as part of a high-performing team.

In order to take your team outside of the usual working environment, there is no better activity than a treasure hunt - a favourite team building event for businesses based in Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Keep reading for the key reasons why so many teams like yours have benefited from team building events like this, week in, week out, year after year.

Bring out Leadership Skills

Every team needs a competent leader who can drive their group towards success while making sure everyone participates and gets involved. It is a job that comes with responsibility, and the best leaders are those that take to it naturally.

In a game like this, every team member needs to have their own area of responsibility. This will give them the chance to test the waters in terms of leadership skills and come into their own. 

Great For Communication and Social Interaction

Team building events in Scotland are planned by our team of experts in order for participants to enjoy themselves, and come away with a better understanding of not only their own skills but their colleagues, too.

A team needs to communicate with each other, discuss possible solutions and exchange ideas. On our treasure hunts, colleagues are asked to work together to achieve a common goal - acting as a catalyst in helping the subordinates and superiors break the ice and appreciate each other as a team all while having fun. 

Increases Creativity

Treasure hunts require the team to think outside of the box as well as part of a team. Clues may be are related, they may be bogus to throw you off the scent - either way, the team needs to think smart to reach the finish line. This not only promotes creativity within the team, but it also encourages those who may not be as vocal within the workplace to come forward with their own ideas.

Problem Solving

A treasure hunt is not always as simple as it sounds. A team could face several challenges before reaching the end point, throwing teams into difficult situations and giving a practical lesson in problem-solving to overcome the challenges faced. 

As our treasure hunts are designed to encourage participants to think outside of the box, your team will be encouraged to approach adversity and setbacks in a way that they may not have considered previously.

Boosting Morale

As well as improving communication, our team building events in Scotland are great at boosting morale. If you have noticed a slide in results and that your team is suffering from a lack of motivation, taking the time to step away from what may have become a negative environment can make the world of difference.

Booking Your Team Building Event in Scotland

If you would like more information on how you can book a treasure hunt or any of our other team building events, please get in contact with Team Challenge Company by calling 03300 04 09 03 today.

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