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Corporate Team Building

In any business, organisation or charity team; culture is key! Culture determines employee happiness, wellbeing and ultimately effectiveness. Culture ties people together and so making it right can lead to a better more cohesive team.

One of the best tools for team-building is completing a virtual challenge! We’ve worked with all sizes of businesses and all of whom have found that challenges improve communication, liven spirits and bring teams together.

Building a team virtually?

Working in a small, growing business ourselves we’ve experienced the difficulty of keeping up enthusiasm, especially whilst people are working from home. We regularly use our own bespoke challenges to engage team members, encourage competition and collaboration between employees.

Team Building ideas

During your virtual challenge you can run events, either online or (if safe) in-person to help boost engagement and build cohesion between your team members even more. You should be aiming to get the most out of your virtual challenge! We’ve listed some of our favourite team building events and ideas below:

 

Quizzes

Giveaways

Raffles

Group chats!

Use the online dashboard to see where teams are along the route

 

If you want any more information or advice on how to improve team-building virtually, get in touch: [email protected]!

 

Corporate Virtual Challenges

Corporate Virtual Challenges

How to fundraise for a corporate virtual challenge

 

Corporate challenges are a fantastic way to promote employee wellness, increase team cohesiveness and businesses corporate image. We have vast experience in providing corporate virtual challenges and most commonly the challenges are completed in order to raise money for a charity. Some of our past clients include Capital One, Mind in Mid Herts and Brewin Dolphin.

 

Step One:  Choose a challenge!

 

The biggest step is getting in contact with your virtual challenge provider. You’ll be able to have a call or a Zoom to go over a potential route, all the services your provider can give you and any extra support you might need during your challenge.

 

 

 

Step Two: Choose a Charity

Many corporate challenges fundraise for one or multiple charities. These are usually closely aligned to a company’s overall mission or perhaps are based locally to the business. Make sure to create a JustGiving page for donations to include in any challenge marketing and emails.

 

Step Three: Connect to your Challenge

When starting a new challenge on Myles you can integrate your JustGiving page directly into the app in the set up phase. This will show your fundraising progress within the app and help you drive engagement and more donations. 

 

Step Four: Promote your event 

People follow people! You can utilise the sharing function on the Myles app to get as many people involved as possible. Continuous updates on your challenge will also:

  • Increase donations
  • Inspire competition
  • Increase engagement with challenge

 

Recommended marketing for your virtual corporate challenge:

Pre-event emails to boost signups

Social media marketing – i.e. posting on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn

Fundraising stands – have a stand in the office with employees encouraging other to sign up and donate to the cause.

 

Step Five: Hit your goal

The best part! Challenges can be anywhere between a 1 day event to a virtual 3 month group effort. This is a great opportunity to get the most out of your fundraise. You can boast about it on social media and on emails with links to your JustGiving page. When you’ve finished your challenge make sure to thank your sponsors and donors too!