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MOTIVATIONAL ACTIVITIES: FAQS


Table of Contents


  1. Why Motivational Activities?
  2. Top Occasions for conducting Motivational Activities
  3. How to make your off-site evening memorable
  4. Top CSR Motivational Activities
  5. Best Motivational Activities for a healthy lifestyle
  6. Top Motivational Activities on Collaboration
  7. Frequency of Motivational Activities
  8. Best Venue for Motivational Activities
  9. The Thought Bulb – helping you keep your employees motivated

Why Motivational Activities?


Motivation was one of the most over used and abused words of the previous decade. Nonetheless, its absence in anyone’s life is the most felt and is the most wanted by Corporate professionals in most of the organizations.

A previous employee of Amazon made a shocking revelation some time ago stating that: “Nearly every person I worked with, I saw cry at their desk,” and the same was published in a famous new daily. Don’t let this happen at workplace. Take the motivation scale up with best motivational activities.


Top Occasions for conducting Motivational Activities


  1. Sales offsite: Employer and employees are mutually dependent; hence, the onus is on the employer to conduct motivational activities in sales meets. We can conduct refreshing motivational activities like Firewalk Challenge, where the participants walk on a firebed and Hercules challenge, where participants take a journey of 3 stages to strengthen their minds.

  2. Town House: Town House meetings are conducted in companies to retrospect and discuss future business goals. These meetings can be followed by motivational activities for employees to boost their morale. During a Town house meeting conduct a personality test for all attendees. These tests bring out the personality strengths and shortcomings.

  3. Off-site: Occasional getaways from the maddening environment can be a real spirit booster for employees. An outbound training event with can rejuvenate the dampened minds of sales folks. You could take them to a spot which has a lot of scope to conduct activities like Laughter challenge, 5K run for those who are amateur marathoners, etc.

  4. Conference Engagement: Business conferences and meetings lead to boredom when conducted in a mundane way. We can make a difference to the meetings by conducting corporate indoor games which are a great relief from boredom.

  5. Office Engagement Activities: With the changing era, there has been a paradigm shift in the way businesses are conducted. Pot luck is an apt motivational activity for employees, who cook varied delicacies and share them with their peers and superiors.

How to make your off-site evening memorable


Quarter ending meetings and conferences become engaging with outbound training. Employees feel troubled to come out openly about their grievances in Office environment. Corporate training companies in India revolutionized motivational activities in the last decade. Some of these intriguing events are:


  1. Fire walk Challenge: One of the best motivational activities for employees is a fire walk challenge. Under the supervision of a certified expert, employees are segregated as teams to participate here. The participants will overcome their psychological blocks and walk on a specially designed fire bed.

  2. Hercules Challenge: Hercules Challenge is an activity that challenges the mental limits of participants. Segregated into 3 stages of Board break, Glass walk and Rod bending; this challenge is a unique outbound training activity for the participants to experience their inner power. They are trained to condition their brains initially to attempt the challenge.

  3. Top CSR Motivational Activities


    1. Wonder Robo Challenge: Wonder Robo Challenge is a challenge in real sense, where participants build fully working Robos with sensors, motors and gears needed to assemble. This is taken up after the teams have a brainstorming session on how to go about the process.

    2. Bicycle Challenge: Building a bicycle is an activity where participants work in teams to assemble bicycle parts like chains, brakes and lights. Teams communicate within to ensure that all are in line with the challenge. At the end, they are ready with the bicycles built.

    3. Social Elf Challenge: Social Elf challenge is aimed at designing school bags and shoes for the underprivileged kids, every employee feels motivated instantly. Teams gather assorted material to design unique bags and shoes with interesting themes. Before the event ends, the judges are given a presentation of how the work was carried out.

    4. Best Motivational Activities for a healthy lifestyle


      Best Motivational Activities for employees to inspire in initiating a healthy association.


      1. Laughter Yoga: Laughter Yoga is aimed at activating the 72,000 nerves of a human body through Meditation, Pranayamam, Yoga Nidra, and Soul Gazing. After the participants go through the above stages of this activity, they experience its therapeutic benefits with a sense of transformation in their bodies and minds with an inclination towards spirituality and yogic understanding by collaborating with teams.

      2. Meditation: Meditation is a misinterpreted subject by many. It is a consummation of mind and soul that transcends the mundane human beliefs and limitations. A meditation expert can be hired to train the employees on how and when to meditate, regularly. Any employee, who experiences enlightenment through meditation, needs no external intervention for motivation.

      3. Traditional Yoga: The ancient art of Yoga underwent a lot of changes by experts from different quarters like Corporates, Spiritual Gurus, Sports experts, etc., but the beauty and essence of stayed intact. The Yoga, if practiced regularly can help employees achieve traits like concentration, emotional stability, health and motivation.

      4. Desk Yoga: For sales people and those who spend most of their prime time at desks, the most motivating activity is practicing desk Yoga. This can be practiced within a cubicle or workstation by standing, sitting and bending in various postures. The focus in desk yoga is on your breathing patterns, stretching your arms & legs, de-stressing your waist and many more.

      5. Top Motivational Activities on Collaboration


        1. Million Pixels Challenge: Employees realize the significance of collaboration when they are made to undertake a huge task that needs team work. In Million pixels challenge participants are provided with an image on a canvass; and they need to paint it initially. Later, all the other such painted works of different canvasses are brought together to form a giant picture.

        2. Pyramid Challenge: Organizations always invest efforts in endorsing the importance of team work, collaboration, visionary thoughts and motivation. One such effort is conducting a Pyramid challenge where participants are given a task to design and color their individual theme based pyramids. They need to cut the material provided precisely, estimate the resources needed and build a structure quickly. Later, all these pyramids are brought together to form a giant pyramid.

        3. Frequency of Motivational Activities


          Motivation too is short-lived like hunger, thirst, sleep and any other human desires. Employees need to be motivated frequently to stay free from stress. It is impossible to conduct motivational sessions regularly but can be conducted every quarter. Nonetheless, if these exercises are carried out frequently, the employees will feel energetic to pursue their daily work goals.


          Best Venue for Motivational Activities


          1. Office Training Room: A vision board in an Office training room is the best way to have a motivational activity indoors regularly. Employees can take turns to write motivational messages and quotes on the board every day.

          2. Cafeteria: Employees tend to unwind in cafeterias most of the time and hence, that is the ideal spot to have some engaging activities like cooking challenge where they team up with peers to cook some interesting delicacies and have them tasted by their bosses and other teams.

          3. Office Terrace: The favorite hideaways for many employees are the terraces of their Offices. They tend to go there to discuss their grievances or pain points with their friends and close peers, many times. So, they can be motivated to engage into some fun activities like food carnivals, karaoke, puppet shows, etc.

          4. Work Bay Area: Another favorite spot of employees to engage in fun activities is work bay area. Though they work here, they can make merry too by indulging in activities like employees’ day where all of them come to Office dressed in ethnic wear and have fun.

          5. Hotel/Resort: Outdoor events are refreshing but need a lot of planning and budget. It is meaningful to invest in planning engaging programs for employees as contented employees are more loyal and dedicated to their organizations.

          6. Club: Many organizations enroll themselves in golf clubs, snooker clubs, sports academies and local corporate clubs. These are meant for their employees to chill out at the expense of the company.

          7. Every venue has its own advantages and disadvantages but can be engaged by appropriate planning and resources. There are ways to engage employees and keep them motivated to avoid the cost of losing them due to frivolous slippages and investing in recruitment again.


            The Thought Bulb – helping you keep your employees motivated


            Employees are the most important asset of any organization and a key factor behind its success. It is imperative to keep them motivated and fire burning in their bellies to get the best results. It is for this reason companies plan and organize a variety of motivational activities for employees to ensure their continued enthusiasm.

            Many times, it has been seen that despite hoping otherwise, the motivation levels of the employees reach a low point, which in turn catch on like a bad case of the flu. Even if you have complete faith in your company and what you are aiming to achieve, without your employees sharing the same enthusiasm, you will not get anywhere. It may result in decreased revenue, unsatisfactory customer service, poor performance, and spiraling brand reputation. To avoid such a scenario and to ensure your company achieving full potential, it is important to plan some motivational activities for employees.

            The Thought Bulb, a leading corporate training company plans and delivers results-oriented motivational activities for employees that brings a remarkable change in their attitude towards their jobs. They feel re-energized and raring to go once again. These activities are planned in such a way that it increases the motivational level and productivity of the teams. It has been repeatedly proved that where monetary benefits and perks fail, motivational activities for employees do the magic.

            As a forward-looking Corporate Training Company in India, The Thought Bulb has always worked hard on some inspirational work that helps employees come out of their dull and dreary existence and start working towards achieving organizational goals with renewed vigour and tenacity.

            Backed with extensive experience and expertise in this niche, they have helped many organizations achieve objectives and results which seemed to be difficult. We understand the significance of an engaged workforce and how that drive within them can help them surpass their goals.

            It is significant to understand that positive and negative attitudes can be highly contagious. Thus, the organizations need an enthusiastic and motivating work culture that allows employees to see their workplace in a positive light. At Thought Bulb, we can give additional support with well-curated and planned motivational activities that keep employees in high spirits.

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