Benefits for your business
At face value you might say that sport and work are two polar opposite domains; Sport is a weekend activity with your friends, and work is, well, work.
You’d be forgiven if you didn’t place sport and business in the same category, however, the two are mutually beneficial in the way that physical activity is healthy for you or me, physical activity is healthy for a business.
The introduction of an office sporting event or sports team is an excellent way to break down the 9-to-5 workday grind and help employees exercise who can’t find the time in their busy work schedule. Workplace exercise can improve mood and enthusiasm in employees, leading to increased workplace productivity for a business.
Sport is a powerful fuel source for having your team firing on all cylinders. It breaks down barriers, promotes teamwork and communication, and helps create a sense of belonging and trust between employees.
Workplace sport can be a powerful motivator for employees to be their best. Healthy competition encourages teamwork and collaboration, challenges employees to succeed and rewards higher performance
The key for business owners is to manage this competition in a way that is constructive and positive for employees and the business itself.