ARTICLE SHARE: Why Experiential Learning Should be Part of Your Employee Training

Why is experiential learning so effective? Forbes has the answers. 1. Learning by Doing: It’s the best way to improve. Inevitably, we learn by trying things, making mistakes, then doing better the next time. 2. Colleague Bonding and Collaboration: Teams learn how to work together. Communication lines that never existed before have [...]

2018-02-14T17:22:37+00:00February 14th, 2018|Blog Post|

ARTICLE SHARE: Why Leadership Development Isn’t Developing Leaders

Harvard Business Review examines what factors really develop good leaders (and it doesn’t happen through classroom curricula). Their research shows leadership skills transfer to the workplace when they're taught experientially. The key is to create experiences that build emotional circuits through trying and working through new problems so that when [...]

2018-02-12T23:57:39+00:00February 12th, 2018|Blog Post|

ARTICLE SHARE: The Secrets of Great Teamwork

Harvard Business Review digs into the fundamentals behind successful teamwork: a compelling direction, a strong structure, and a supportive context. CBST simulates these pillars of collaboration through its team building challenges in outdoor and indoor settings. Explore our team building challenges here, and learn more about the pillars of teamwork.

2018-02-12T23:59:32+00:00February 7th, 2018|Blog Post|

ARTICLE SHARE: Putting People First | Leading in an Era of Constant Transformation

A summary of a  TED talk by Jim Hemerling—the discussion centers around a people-first approach to leadership: "Sustainable change and transformation requires inclusive leadership that inspires through purpose, develops people and builds a culture of continuous learning." CBST adventures takes the people-first approach by designing community impact events, team-building adventures and [...]

2018-02-01T20:55:21+00:00January 27th, 2018|Blog Post|

ARTICLE SHARE: The New Science of Building Great Teams

In this study by Harvard Business Review, researchers prove communication to be the single most telling predictor of a team’s success. “Not only that, but it is as significant as all the other factors—individual intelligence, personality, skill, and the substance of discussions—combined”. When put to the test, researchers correctly predicted [...]

2018-02-01T20:56:05+00:00January 26th, 2018|Blog Post|

ARTICLE SHARE: There’s No Easy Way to Say This, But Your Employees Hate Your Team-Building Ideas

In this article by Entrepreneur, the myth of traditional team-building being effective is debunked. While a trust-fall can be fun once-in-a-while, this arena is in need of innovation and fresh ideas. Let’s get people excited again: “Effective team-building can build lasting bonds and even workplace friendships. It can re-energize employees [...]

2018-02-01T22:04:19+00:00January 18th, 2018|Blog Post|