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10 Adventurous Team Building Activities and How They Can Help You

team building to motivate your staff

Having the ability to work well as part of a team, to take charge of a situation and be able to delegate work are all desirable characteristics for employers. Plus, a happy team is also a productive team, so team communication training can be a worthwhile investment.

If you’re just looking for a fun away day for the an office annual get together then our choice of outdoor team building activities could be of interest. Here at Call of the Wild, we do things a little differently. Here are a few of the adventurous activities that you can choose between when booking team communication training with us:

Personal Development Gurus Spill the Beans

Jim RohnDo you have lofty goals and aim high when it comes to career success? Well, sometimes you have to make mistakes along the way in order to learn, but what if you could start your journey with a step up?

There are a number of personal development gurus out there who have revealed their stories in order to help others.

Here is a selection of some of their best advice:

Designing Your Own Company Wellness Programme

health, wellbeing and wellness programmesWant to improve the health, happiness and motivation of your staff or colleagues? Then why not introduce a company wellness program?

What is a Wellness Programme?

A wellness program is a set of actions put in place by a company to improve its employees’ health and happiness. This is an ongoing system which is continually developed to ensure the company is the best employer it can be.

Top Tips for Maintaining Your Professional Development Resolution

Top tips on maintainign your CPD resolutions in 2017Back in January we suggested the idea of a fresh start for the New Year in our post ‘5 Self Improvement New Year’s Resolution Ideas’. But, of those of you who made a promise to yourself, how many people have kept these resolutions?

Here we do the math and take a look at the percentage of people who are likely to have kept their resolution, as well as providing top tips for maintaining your progress to meet your annual goal.

5 Challenges Facing Housing Associations in 2017

Managing safelyThese are our thoughts on the 5 main challenges facing Housing Associations in 2017. These have been collated from our experience of working with a large number of Housing Associations over the last 12 months and discussing with them what they feel their biggest challenges will be this year and what can be done to address them.

The Apprenticeship Levy – A Quick Reference Guide

How to Set Achievable Personal Development GoalsUnravelling the Jargon – What Does it Mean For You

On the 6th April 2017 the apprenticeship levy will be introduced by the UK Government. This will change the way the Government funds apprenticeships in England. So what will this mean to you and what actions are required of you if you wish to benefit from the funding. Read our summary and quick reference guide.

How to Set Achievable Personal Development Goals

How to Set Achievable Personal Development Goals Setting yourself achievable short term objectives and long term goals can provide you with a vision of prosperity and motivation to work towards a better future. It encourages you to expand your knowledge, improve your skills and to become a better employee.

Not only will setting and meeting these goals give you a sense of achievement, but it will improve your self-confidence and show your boss you’re organised and enthusiastic.

5 Self Improvement New Year’s Resolution Ideas

staff motivation trainingEven if you’re pretty awesome, nobody is perfect and everyone has room to grow, develop and become a better person.

With the New Year having just begun, now is the ideal time to set yourself goals and objectives for the year ahead. No we don’t mean stop smoking or reduce the amount you drink (although this is a good resolution to make), but to make achievable aims that will benefit your professional life.

Improve the Health and Wellbeing of Your Staff in 2017

Green ClassroomResearch shows that being in work is generally good for people’s health and wellbeing. Case studies indicate that helping employees to improve or manage their health can result in increased attendance and performance. The CIPD’s Absence Management Annual Survey report 2010 estimates that, on average, UK employees are absent from work 7.7 days per year.  Corporate wellbeing therefore cannot be underestimated.

Call of the Wild Sponsor Young Archer Alice Reynolds

Alice reynoldsWe are proud to announce our sponsorship of Alice Reynolds, a talented 17 years old archery champion from Swansea in Wales. In 2016 Alice won a gold medal in the European Archery Championship in Valencia.

Not only did Alice Reynolds of Pontardawe win a gold medal but she set a new record in the Young Adult category.