Remote Team Building – importance and activities

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Team building is not only elementary in the current pandemic situation, but too often neglected. (Virtual) Team building is of great importance for outstanding cooperation and the achievement of goals within any team. On the bright side, there are a number of different ways to strengthen the team, even when working from the home office. 

Team building events strengthen the group’s cooperation and motivation. As teams had to move to the home office from one day to the next, there is still a lot of catching up to do in terms of communicating properly within companies and being successful together, even remotely. Remote-workers are still uncertain and face major challenges – which is why cohesion and the definition of goals and strategies are all the more important. 

Central problems in remote work: Social contacts in everyday working life are missing and isolation increases in the home office. Furthermore, people are also restricted with private contacts due to the measures taken to contain the pandemic. 

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Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

Michael Jordan

(Virtual) Team Building Activities

Here are some recommendations for remote team building activities:

  • Drawing and guessing game (e.g.t Skibbl.io)
  • Among Us for up to ten players
  • „Show and Tell“
  • Quiz à la „Who Wants to Be a Millionaire“ (in teams)
  • Virtual coffee breaks