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Why Team building sometimes has a poor reputation

When you tell someone you are going to be taking part in some team building activities you will usually get one of two responses. One of these will be showing interest and asking about the activities and another will be a worried look on their face. So why do you sometimes get the second response, […]

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Building a New team? How to get it right first time

There comes a time for most companies when they have to put together a new team from scratch. This is an important time for a company because the difference between getting it right first time and having to make changes can be a huge amount of money. When you are setting up a new team […]

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The 5 W’s of Event planning

If you are planning an event there are many things you need to consider. These things generally fall under one of 5 categories. These categories all begin with the letter W and this makes up the 5 W’s of event planning. These 5 W’s are Why, Where, When, Who and What. Why is the event […]

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Top 6 summer team building events

Summer is still well and truly with us and so far this year it’s been one of the best for a number of years.  The good news is the good weather should hopefully continue into September with temperatures in the high teens and low 20’s forecast which is perfect weather for outdoor team building with […]

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A Look Back at 2012

This time last year the whole nation was still gripped with Olympic fever. Olympic fever is something that comes around once every 4 years and the whole country spends many hours watching lots of sports they didn’t know anything about just a few weeks before. In 2012 this fever was magnified as the Olympics were […]

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Understanding the potential issues within your teams

The first thing you need to do to be able to start correcting issues within your teams is to understand what the issues are.  Patrick Lencioni is an American writer on business management with a specific focus on team management. He lists the following as the five biggest dysfunctions for teams: Team members don’t trust […]

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The Trials & Tribulations of Choosing a Venue – Making It (Relatively) Easy

If you’ve ever booked a venue for a party or a meeting you’ll know that there are a number of different factors that come into play as to why you make your choice of venue. For some, it’s down to a personal preference; they’ve been to the venue before for another event, they like the […]

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Ten Tips for Effective Delegation

Delegation can help your team in a number of ways including freeing up your time as a manager or leader to concentrate on other tasks. Another benefit is you help develop your team members and encourage them to develop new skills and grow as an employee. This has multiple benefits to it as the employee […]

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Picker Institute Europe event feedback

In July 2013 we ran a Crystal Collection event for the Picker Institute Europe and we received this feedback after the event: I hoped the event would be good fun, a bit silly and successful in bringing everyone together. We have quite a diverse and often cynical employee population, so I wasn’t sure if everyone […]

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The ultimate summer events music playlist

The summer is well and truly underway at the moment and this year it’s baking hot.  We’re just a few days away from most of the Country’s schools breaking up for summer, Most of the Universities and Colleges have already finished until the next academic year and many streets have a distinct smell of BBQ’s […]

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