Motivation at work

Motivation at work

Abraham Maslow was an academic working in the field of Psychology and became well known for his work on the Hierarchy of Needs model in 1943. This theory still remains valid today for understanding and utilizing human motivation in various contexts. Maslow’s...
Teamwork theory: from forming to performing

Teamwork theory: from forming to performing

Have you ever found yourself in a team in which you felt a total stranger? Or in a team where you felt unheard? Maybe a team in which shortcomings where more than the actual achievements? Many of us out there shared at some point these feelings and often the answer...
Gamifying employees engagement

Gamifying employees engagement

Why employees engagement? There is extensive scientific literature on the relationship between employees engagement and companies’ results. The higher the engagement, the higher the results: the higher the results, the higher the profits.  With this linear...
Group building or Team building?

Group building or Team building?

Spot the difference: Team activities or Group activities?  At Barcelona Ambassadors, we’re often asked whether there is any difference between team building activities and group building activities. Are they just different words for the same thing, or do they function...
How the learning curve can affect our performance?

How the learning curve can affect our performance?

How many times you found yourself in a situation when you joined a new team or got a new job and were extremely motivated to do your best and wanted to get noticed for your great performance, yet you just did not know how? How many times you found yourself in a...
High-performing teams

High-performing teams

What do high performing teams have that others don’t? Teams are the key to creating more committed, productive and sustainable companies, but some are more effective than others. One of the most important researches on this topic was conducted by Marcial Losada and...