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How To Get Out Of Unnecessary Meetings

It’s happened again, you’ve been called in for another round table meeting/ unnecessary coffee/ future planning session that will take hours out of your day and achieve less than you could have  with a couple of emails. Now we’re not saying all meetings are fruitless, we think getting your team together to discuss their projectsMore

By | May 12, 2017
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How to set S.M.A.R.T goals

At Great Race we believe in dreaming big and thinking outside the square, how else would we be running a business where we get to be the Masters of Fun? We are not alone in wanting to keep improving our lives, business and service to others and if you’re reading this blog, you’re looking forMore

By | May 5, 2017
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How to survive an event crisis

Last month we received an urgent phone call from a company who was in the middle of a conference. The business who was booked to host their afternoon team building activity had just notified them that they had gotten the date wrong and was unable to deliver. The event manager was stressed to the least,More

By | April 14, 2017
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Unique Team building that doesn’t feel like team building!

Remember when your parents would tell you and your siblings that you were going to play an awesome new game which was called “Whoever can get ready for bed the fastest wins!” and without even thinking about it you’d spring in to action to get in to your pajamas, brush your teeth, and jump inMore

By | April 7, 2017
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Do we have to do another team building event?

Team Building can be boring, exposing, laborious, stressful and seemingly completely useless to the everyday running of your business. There is not only the financial cost but the emotional cost of having rally the people in your office and convince them that this will be worth their time. All cynicism aside there is often theMore

By | March 24, 2017
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Understanding how Myers Briggs Personality Type indicators can help your team succeed

The understanding that members of your team have fundamentally different strengths and weaknesses is key to achieving your team’s goals. Whilst your manager (or yourself) may be a boisterous leader capable of inspiring results and pushing individuals to break through new ground, this does not mean the quieter more reserved team mates do not bringMore

By | March 17, 2017

6 Fun Themes for your Corporate Christmas Party

We love Christmas at Great Race HQ as it is our busiest (and most wonderful) time of the year! A question we are always getting asked is ‘should I theme my Christmas event and if so- WHAT?’ It’s not 100% necessary in order to have an awesome event but it really can add to theMore

By | February 21, 2017
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How Team Building Strengthens Relationships At Work

There’s a reason why corporate group activities are called “team building events”. Besides having an absolute blast, team building events are specifically designed to make groups of people work together, learn from each other, and combine every member’s strengths in order to achieve something as one cohesive unit. In this post, we’re going to outlineMore

By | November 7, 2016

Fun Is A Serious Business!

It’s time to take fun seriously! The success of a workplace or business should not be measured on global domination or a killer profit and loss margin. Unless of cause you are looking to get in and out quickly, build it up then sell it off retiring to your private island hidden somewhere in theMore

By | July 17, 2016

Ensure Everyone Has A Great Time During A Team Building Event

Organising a team building event can be a tricky task. You may have to make peace with the fact that not everyone is going to love everything that you arrange. However, that shouldn’t deter you from trying! In this post we’re going to look at some of the ways you can ensure everyone in yourMore

By | July 15, 2016