Team Building

Whether you choose an indoor or outdoor location we tailor the events and talks to the specific needs of your team.

The pressure of work, deadlines and interpersonal conflict can cause employees and managers to react negatively toward each other. And when those reactions are emotionally charged, they can serve to sabotage teamwork. Your team members are intelligent and capable, but are they emotionally intelligent?

All corporate team building interventions are facilitated by Biddy White assisted by two or more others, when necessary. Biddy is a facilitator who breathes new life into the teams with her enlightening perspective, humorous observations of human nature and practical action steps to be taken to motivate teams back into action. Our teambuilding presentations are informative, inspirational and invigorating and are guaranteed to bring about the desired outcome.

Mtunzini Forest Team Building Venue

Impact Mentorship has an impressive team building venue situated in the Umlalazi Nature Reserve at Mtunzini, on the North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal. An hour's drive from Durban.

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The purpose built apparatus, low ropes, cables and platforms are permanent fixtures set in the splendour of this tranquil and peaceful forest, only five-minute walk from the beach. Nature trails through the dune forest and mangrove swamps uncover many natural treasures. The sound of the sea can be heard in the distance from the serenity of the chalets.

  • The Windmill
  • The Long Walk to Freedom
  • Balancing Beams
  • The Bridge
  • The Whale Watcher

Motivational Teambuilding can be incorporated into events

A Quick Guide to 16 (MBTI) Personality Types

This quick guide to the 16 MBTI personality types is for those who want to maximize the performance of their team. It is a guide to help everyone enjoy the process of self-discovery by identifying their personality type and recognizing their strengths and weaknesses. It helps to create a multidimensional awareness of ones contributions to a team and to give participants the tools to understand the talents, contributions and perspectives of others.

Understanding Stress Burnout, Life Balance

How poor stress management influences your thinking, behaviour, anger and the associated illnesses we experience.

Responsibility and Accountability

An honest and open talk on the blame culture that develops in many companies. Dealing with repeated counter-productive behaviour.

Change

The 4 stages of change in group development. Attitudes toward on-going change and the characteristics of each personality type. Understanding the power of change.

Anger and Conflict

Recognizing how anger and conflict affects our bodies, our minds and our behaviour and the financial effect it has on a business. How to control our own emotions when faced with other peoples' anger. Understanding what conflict is and how it can escalate.

The Benefits of Setting Goals

Living without goals is like going on a trip without a destination. If you no vision there can be no discipline. Goal setting is an essential requirement for success in life. It is almost unbelievable what people can do when they discover how their values define their goals. Once these are adjusted, synchronized and aligned to all seven areas of your life you will finally receive some tangible results.

The Four Pillars of Respect

Manners. Language. Honouring the Rules. Appreciating Differences.

Amongst The Most Popular Fun Team Learning Events:

Icebreaker

Short exercises to bring about fun and camaraderie

Canoes on the Lagoon

We have several canoes that we use on the Umlalazi River, not only teaching a life skill, namely paddling, but also useful tool to promote trust.

The Blind Man's Walk

Both trust and communication are necessary to bond a team. Through Communication, Consideration, Encouragement, Reassurance, explaining and describing, comes the ability to take control and the capacity to 'listen'.

The Siege Weapon

This requires the construction of a "middle-ages" war weapon from provided poles and ropes. A competition then to see which team has the most stable and effective weapon in firing a missile the farthest. A very competitive spirit prevails in this amusing and fully participative exercise.

Orienteering and Treasure Hunt

The art of finding your way with a map and a compass. This is usually carried out on a game ranch but can be run very successfully in the suburbs!

The Big Picture

Working in small teams, the group is given access to all the tools and equipment they need to create a masterpiece. Each team will work on a separate part of the piece, requiring communication, co-operation and exchange of ideas and information throughout the session. We start with an exercise focusing on communication and creativity before an introduction to the range of materials and media available. Teams have to use artistic and creative skills to produce their part of the artwork, as well as communicating and negotiating with the other teams to put the finished product together. At the end of the session the finished product is displayed.

Scavenger Hunt

This is no ordinary scavenger hunt with a laundry list of items you need to run around and grab then try to beat everyone else back to base. Nope, this is a team building scavenger hunt extraordinaire!

Mystery Murder

One of the most rewarding and ingenious and amusing team builds you will ever attend. This is not the conventional mystery murder that you can buy over the internet but a story written especially for your team. It removes 'masks, generates camaraderie and bonds a team like never before. See www.spinechillers.co.za.

The Giant Foosball

This is incredibility popular. The players are tied to ropes so that they can only move sideways and perhaps a little forwards. Remember those soccer games you used to get in the cafes.... Foosball is not only great fun, but gets across an important message on the importance of teamwork too.

Team Painting

A remarkable insight into Emotional Intelligence and personality types. Great fun!

  • Laser Paint Ball
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting
  • Motorised Scooters
  • Riverboat On The Lagoon
  • The Clay Project
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  • "Biddy White's training and development programs are the best I've experienced. I first attended one of Biddy's courses in 2001, and since then have taken every opportunity to use her services again and again. She has a unique talent for identifying the important personal development issues and opportunities..." Director Purple Communications Annette Ellis

  • "Biddy has assisted during various team interventions conducted for a number of years. The team sessions conducted consisted of various team exercises focused on key issues identified prior to the session. The work was planned and executed to deliver the desired end result. As a consultant Biddy connects very easily with team members and can relate learning in a language that is understood..." HR Business Partner Superintendent at BHP Billiton Anneeke Kleinhans

  • "Biddy White hit this mine like a tsunami. It started as a small wave on the horizon; it grew, swept over us all. It washed away our fears, inhibitions and pre-empted expectations. It taught us how to wade through the few difficult things. Once the storm was over we were left with a positive, clear and fresh outlook; ready for a new beginnings." Exxaro Coal PG Boshoff

  • "Biddy is truely an loveable and inspirational leader. I have no hesitation in recommending her to any manager/ CEO who wishes to improve productivity through team building or mentoring staff. She has limitless energy which she uses in identifying and breaking down barriers to productivity created by dysfunctional human interactions. A value cannot be placed on her services ." Senior Manager at eThekwini Pollution & Environment Branch Chris Fennemore

  • "I have gained a lot from "Presentation skills" training, the best course ever. I would like to thank the organization and the Presenter Biddy White for such a fruitful, interesting and beneficial course. It will help me greatly and has improved my self confidence tremendously." BHP Billiton Skhumbuzo Ntuli

  • "The most meaningful and practical training I have ever attended. It is so empowering and it's beyond your imagination. I strongly recommend this course to everyone." Exxaro Coal Mar-Mari Snyman

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