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The Importance of Teambuilding in 2022

It’s been a little over two years since COVID hit, and if you haven’t heard of COVID by now, you should get out more. When the pandemic began, we lost connection with a lot of people, and for many of us it meant we were isolated in our houses, or maybe cooped up with family….

8 Benefits of Outdoor Team-Building Activities for Teens

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It is no secret that team-building group activities for teens can be very beneficial to group success and personal development. From building bonds and teaching participants how to work together to develop shared goals, grow leadership skills and improving communication skills, we love outdoor team-building activities for more reasons than one.  Especially in teens, these activities can help…

How to Select Proper Team Building Activities

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Outdoor team building activities are a great way to facilitate bonding with your team members, reduce employee stress, bring together remote teams, and give them the chance to get to know one another outside of work or school. When it comes to improving team dynamics or organizing a team building program, most managers, corporate event…

Refreshing Mountain Staff Bio for Joel Brown

Joel Brown is the Activities Overseer and Teambuilding Coordinator at Refreshing Mountain. His job, as in his title, is to oversee that all activities are scheduled accordingly and can run, to check for available staff for said activities and to make sure everything in the activities run smoothly. He trains and motivates the staff and…

Best Indoor Activities for Large Groups

Whether you have a group of ten or one hundred, it can be interesting trying to find some games that work for everyone (or, at least, most people). If it’s a rainy day or dreary outside, some of those recreational activities may require a little more creativity if you weren’t planning on the weather change….

How to Have Better Fellowship with Your Coworkers

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Connection. Teamwork. Fellowship. Those words—and words similar—have significance when it comes to developing a strong team. Are those words that describe you and your team? How can your group connect on a deeper level other than work projects? At Refreshing Mountain, I have had the privilege and opportunity to connect and develop friendships with many…

My First Escape Room Experience – Refreshing Mountain’s “Funding the Dream” Room

My first time doing an Escape Room was at Refreshing Mountain! I didn’t know what to expect going into it, because I had never done an escape room before. I thought that it would be one of those experiences where the leaders take charge, and no one else has anything to do. However, it was…

Choosing a Corporate Teambuilding Event

Teambuilding is like a sandwich – lots of options without a clear definition for its content (Ham? Reuben? Bologna?).  Sandwiches are also delicious; though that’s beside the point of this post.   Choosing a corporate teambuilding event begins by understanding the intended outcome of events.  The intended outcome should be the starting point of any event…

Trust at Work: What Trust Can Do for the Workplace

There’s nothing quite like a good Trust Fall to establish discomfort and raise insecurities in a team.  (Not familiar with the Trust Fall?  There are some YouTube videos or Google images that could catch you up.)  Though often associated with team building, Trust Falls have become an outdated and rarely used element for building trust…

Employee Wellness 101: Defining and Integrating the Buzzword

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Google is a worldwide name: founded in 1998, the company has become one of the most profitable and fastest growing search engines in the world.  Google has also held the #1 slot in Fortune’s “Best Places to Work” eight of the last eleven years. How does Google accomplish these two noteworthy titles?  This company titan…