Two men communicate during a team building activity.Event the simplest team building activities can have genuine business-linked benefits, for example encouraging good communication. Good communication requires clarity, appropriate detail and checks to ensure that what has been said has been understood.

The key to making a success of events with a business focus is to ensure that they remain enjoyable and that the learning isn’t laboured. People generally enjoy communicating and learning how to do things more effectively, so combined with fun activities it can be very powerful.