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As a CEO, do I need to participate in team building activities for my company? If so, why?

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CEO's have a special role to play in team building.

Know how much leadership to offer and how much to let individuals grow on their own. Strike the right balance between specific and generic guidance so the unique individual traits of the workers come through in the business model and solutions to problems, system design and success of the firm are derived from the people running the enterprise and not from the leader. The result is teamwork.

The most successful organizations pair experienced personnel on a staff basis with junior ones as models. Each has individual assignments and reports to the boss but the senior party is the example in the process/experience-driven aspects of the job and is available to answer questions. The younger individual infuses the older one with energy and new ideas much like osmosis. The result is a hybrid of old and new that works and has been put together by a team. The approach works extremely well, imposes on no one, results in the young and old learning by observation, satisfaction and recognition for collective efforts and reduction in the boss’s work load. A win-win all around.

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  1. Because you are part of the team for in as much as they are there to help you.
  2. Being with the rest gives you an opportunity to see and learn more about them and yourself.
  3. If the company is investing in such an event ensure you are there to see the value being delivered.
  4. team building are an interesting place to see if you actually have a team in the first place or do you need to go back and start first by building a team before you go for another "Team building".
  5. This is a good place to get to people's levels! Just maybe your role has been a barrier that you can use this event as an opportunity to change how its passived, and also how well you can. Plus its a break for all of you and the office space and work...
  6. Remember you are also showing other people how to lead.

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Hello Alex, I think that CEO need to participate in team building activities for a company as well. Because as we know CEO play the biggest role in the company. So if you want to create a great team building you need to participated in the team building activities. I hope it can help you

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Why you don't want? how big is the company? the members know you and know how are you?

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Why you don't want? how big is the company? the members know you and know how are you?

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It is important for CEOs to be engaged in team building as it serves two primary purposes - first is to allow for a more engaged and cohesive company culture, and second is to better equip them for the role of leader.

Firstly, being involved in team building allows for a more engaged and cohesive company culture, as it creates a sense of belonging for all employees. This in turn helps foster a work environment that is conducive to productivity and effective teamwork.

Secondly, participating in team building activities also provides CEOs with an opportunity to build leadership skills. Through this process, they can learn how to lead effectively by developing both their interpersonal and management skills. This can be particularly important as they advance in their positions; they will likely be tasked with leading larger teams and delegating more responsibilities.

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It is critical to gel with your team in activities such as team building. For optimum output and energy creation within the team, the CEO becomes the glue that keeps the team together and alive.

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