"In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” - Charles Darwin
Most of us have heard and subscribe to the adage that “two heads are better than one,” but even in world that is bursting with communication technology, 39% of surveyed employees believe that people in their own organization don’t collaborate enough. There are plenty of reasons that make true collaboration a challenge - individual egos, different personality and management styles - but studies consistently support the necessity of collaboration and teamwork in the workplace. So how do you bring your team together?
By engaging in unique team-building activities like The Seventh Room, coworkers are given the opportunity to rely on each other in an environment that is both supportive and competitive. These elements are crucial to forming collaborative relationships among teams - in the workplace or otherwise. Austin, Texas now has over a dozen escape game companies operating throughout the city, each offering a unique way for co-workers to work together as a team.
Benefits of The Seventh Room for Team Building
At The Seventh Room, we make puzzles come to life for corporate team building events and executive leadership activities. We provide an innovative experience from which businesses of every type, size and dynamic can benefit. So how exactly does this experience bring your team together?
The Seventh Room gives everyone an opportunity to shine
As you might have guessed from our name, The Seventh Room offers a handful of different rooms that play to a variety of strengths in different ways. The analytical members of the group will find likely find the knowledge-based challenges in the Library room appealing while those who are more charismatic will hold court in the Theater. By offering challenges that require a wide variety of skills and talents, The Seventh Room develops respect among team members when they can each can contribute in their own way.
The Seventh Room builds camaraderie in the spirit of competition
Unlike other escape games in Austin, The Seventh Room does not impose a pass-or-fail objective on the final experience. Rather than “trapping” players in a room and challenging them to escape, The Seventh Room offers a currency system - Clue Balls - that allows players to compete against other teams from their group, and measure their success by their own merit.
The Seventh Room adapts to each team dynamic
Each room at The Seventh Room is hosted by a professionally trained improv actor who, in addition to providing loads of hilarious entertainment, is capable of recognizing when teams need a little extra help, when some players need more encouragement than others, and offer puzzles that will match the skills and personality of the team.
Interactive team-building experiences build respect, creativity and problem solving among co-workers. By puzzling with The Seventh Room for your next corporate team building event, you’re investing in the productivity, efficiency and morale of your team.
Book a team building event with The Seventh Room today.