Session: The Future of Team Building: Connecting through Purpose and Fun
Engaging employees and creating strong teams is more critical now then ever before. According to a study from Morgan Stanley, companies that are better at retaining employees outperform others by 25%. So how do you keep employees and create an engaging team atmosphere when distance, politics, and culture can divide? Especially in a remote or hybrid environment? Top ways teams can connect are having a shared purpose, a commitment to doing good together and celebrations of creativity, innovation and effort. Come learn about some unique ways to foster team unity and create a culture of fun, kindness and collaboration. A culture where everyone can thrive.
- How to build purpose and connection into your team (and company) culture
- Fun team building games that work for remote or hybrid teams as well as in person
- The value of incorporating social impact into team building
- Tools and resources that help create an atmosphere of collaboration and purpose
Susi Burke's personal mission is to shine a light on people, organizations and systems that promote diversity of thought and opportunity for all, seeking always to have a positive, meaningful impact on the world. She is excited to spend a lifetime learning, tackling new challenges and connecting ideas in new and interesting ways. After 30+ years in the tech industry, name a tech job and Susi has probably done it - from Software Engineer to Director of Product. She has a passion for advancing diversity in tech believing that more diversity in thought will lead to better products, more opportunity for underserved populations and in short, a better world.
Susi is Chief Impact Officer and Strategic Advisor at Phin. Phin's purpose is to be a force for positive change by helping companies weave social impact into their DNA. She also works as an advisor at other social good startups and nonprofits including Kikori, an ed-tech company that puts the heart and fun in education through experiential education and team building.