Forward-thinking, proactive leaders and organizations use team building as a vital tool to improve the functioning of their workplaces. When we practice effective team building we improve the morale and productivity in our workplaces. Here are ten key benefits team building produces for your workplace.

1. Reduced conflict.
2. More employee collaboration.
3. Less power and turf struggles.
4. Increased empathy and understanding.
5. Greater sense of a common goal.
6. People feel important and valued.
7. Leaders spend less time correcting negative team behaviors.
8. Better communication.
9. Egos don't get in the way as much.
10. Upbeat work environment.

What would your workplace look like if you enjoyed these ten benefits? There's no magic secret to building great teams, it just takes a commitment from leadership and the time do it so it takes hold. How will you implement team building in your workplace so you can enjoy these benefits?

Take care,

The Self-Awareness Guy.

Author's Bio: 

Guy Farmer helps proactive leaders and organizations practice deeper, long-term team building. Visit him online at