Off site meetings: The secret sauce to enhance engagement

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The McGregor Leadership Team offsite yields surprising and powerful benefits


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As the world of work grows more distributed and flexible, offsites are becoming an essential tool to foster company culture and team building. While often thought of as a nice-to-have, offsites are now taking over as a key opportunity for colleagues to get together in person. In fact, the popularity of offsites has nearly doubled as the primary reason for a trip since before the global pandemic!

Whether your company works on-site, remotely, or in a hybrid format, chances are that not all members of the team have been able to get to know each other as well as they would like. Offsites are a way for everyone on the team to connect in meaningful ways beyond their daily tasks. Particularly for your remote-first teams, they’re a great opportunity for them to take their relationship out of the metaverse and into the real world.

Through things like team-building activities, employees are able to break out of their shells and develop a sense of camaraderie together. Whether that’s through an organized team-building exercise like a scavenger hunt or something more spontaneous like after-work drinks, taking the team out of a professional setting will help them get to know each other on a more personal level.

Sometimes a change of scenery makes all the difference.