Remote Team Building Activities

Remote Team Building Activities

One challenge that remote virtual teams face is not knowing exactly what is being done by other members outside the office. Meetings do not always have to be boring and long with only one person speaking. This is especially important when working on remote teams. Being on a Zoom or Microsoft Teams call for hours can be exhausting. Below are some virtual remote team-building activities that can make meetings more fun!

Tour of Office Activities

• Bring spouse to workday
• Local tour office
• Tour of co-working space
• Bring your pet to work day

Virtual Icebreaker Questions
1.Do you love working from home or would you rather be in the office? Is there a balance of
both that you like best?
2.What’s the hardest part about working virtually for you? The easiest?
3.Do you have a dedicated office space at home?
4.Show us your office space!
5.Where do you work most frequently from at home? Your office? Your kitchen table? The
backyard? Your bed?
6.Be honest, how often do you work from bed?
7.What did you eat for breakfast?
8.What does your morning routine look like when working from home?
9.What’s your number one tip for combating distractions when working from home?
10.How do you stay productive and motivated working virtually?

Questions Before Meetings ( Have team members answer one of these questions before the meeting. Everyone can answer the same question. )
• What you need to know about working with me!
• I spend the majority of my time
• The hardest part of my job
• What I wish people understood about my job
• The best way to support me
• What I’m most proud of is

Home Scavenger Hunt. Who can locate these items the fastest? 5 points
each

  1. Baby pics
  2. Bottle of wine
  3. Hand sanitizer
  4. Car keys
  5. Something you cannot live without
  6. High school or college diploma
  7. Favorite mug
  8. Candle
  9. Amazon box
  10. Screwdrive
  11. Something that someone else made for you
  12. Something you’ve owned since high school
  13. Cell phone charger

Chris N. Cheetham-West, MBA is an author, international speaker, trainer, and Founder of LR Training Solutions. Formerly, he served in a position at Google where he worked in the area of marketing key products. He worked on a team with 100 virtual employees where he learned the importance of communicating with remote team members. This experience gave him valuable knowledge and strategies in communicating virtually with teams. He is one of the virtual teamwork speakers that can tranform your team to top producers. Team building is crucial in any remote environment.  As a remote & hybrid teams expert, Chris helps teams save time and focus on what matters by using the latest and best tools online. He provides training ideas for remote employees and leaders. His career has taken him to 48 US states. he also conducted presentations to teams in Germany, France, Netherlands, and Canada (Ontario, Quebec). He was voted as one of the top 50 Black Entrepreneurs & professionals in Texas list by D-Mars in 2020 for his corporate training company.  Contact him to be a keynote speaker or session presenter for an event or for advice on remote team management and virtual teams leadership.  He can be a virtual keynote speaker or in-person presenter on supervising remote employees. Chris is one of the business people and keynote speakers who can touch on metaverse and other topics that can impact team collaboration.  He has shared the stage with famous business speakers over the past years.  Chris is one of the virtual motivational speakers who is a certified virtual presenter through E- Speakers. Chris is one of the team-building keynote speakers who take time to make the presentation custom to the audience.  LR Training Solutions was selected as one of the 100 recipients of a grant from the Comcast Rise Investment fund. He is based in the USA. He is a certified virtual speaker and presenter. This lets customers know that the remote presentation will professional with good equipment. The best way to contact is through email Chris (at) Chrisnwest.com

Chris N. West
Chris N. Cheetham-West is an international speaker, marketing expert, and President of LR Training. Formerly, he served in a position at Google where he worked in the area of marketing key products. Chris helps teams save time and focus on what matters by using the latest tools online. His career has taken him to 45 US states.