Strength Deployment Inventory

Being Together, Without Being Together

By Upward Enterprises / June 4, 2013 /

Communication is a key element we teach on our ropes course. Face to face interaction is dwindling as we filter our communication through technology. Team building requires us to put down the cell phones and talk to one another, to think, and share ideas face to face to solve problems. The greatest chance of success in…

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Team Building Should be Every Day, Not Just a Once a Year Event

By Upward Enterprises / April 9, 2013 /

Most of the groups that come out to our ropes course for team building, we only see once a year. As great as we are of facilitating a team building event, I always encourage our groups to come out for a series of events. Why? Because team building should not be once a year event.…

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Why Everyone Should Experience the Strength Deployment Inventory

By Upward Enterprises / December 11, 2012 /

As the leader of team building adventure programs in the Washington DC metro area, UEI is pleased to introduce our latest tool that can be incorporated into your team development programs, Strength Deployment Inventory® (SDI) . The SDI empowers people in their relationships at work getting individuals to understand how and why people react the way they do in different circumstances. So…

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Heading into the Winter… Team Building Indoors

By Upward Enterprises / December 4, 2012 /

Team building can happen anywhere. You don’t need come outdoors to our ropes course. Take a look at this cool indoor team building exercise. Upward Enterprises can run an indoor team building program at your facility or at your conference facility at the Claggett Center. This is a great solution for running programs throughout the…

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Is There an “I” in Team?

By Upward Enterprises / September 14, 2012 /

A new book came out this July entitled, “There Is an I in Team: What Elite Athletes and Coaches Really Know About High Performance.” Written by Mark de Rond, a Professor at the University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School, this book explores the opposite of the oft heard saying “there’s no I in team” which is defined as individual…

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