Executive Oasis

International Team Building by Executive Oasis International, Toronto

Survive, Thrive, & Grow Even in the Midst of Turbulence

International Team Building

Recent changes in the global geo-political landscape and the economic fallout from COVID-19 have ushered in a era of uncertainty, change, and turbulence.

  • re-chart your course in the face of changing business realities
  • win support for shifts in corporate direction and structure
  • achieve greater harmony and integration between their personal and work lives.

For over 20 years, Executive Oasis International, a Toronto team building and management consulting firm, has helped rapidly changing organizations from 19 countries:

We are Pleased to Offer Virtual Team Building.

Global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Hub

We specialize in bespoke team building custom-crafted to meet your organization’s specific needs.

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Virtual - Jamaica

Virtual Team Building

Are you an executive struggling to lead your team virtually during the pandemic?

Managing “Zoomed-out” virtual teams can be overwhelming, confusing, and chaotic when work/life compartmentalization is no longer possible.

Virtual work is creating new challenges for executives including:

  • retaining your existing client base
  • supporting your clients & team & in the midst of trauma
  • accommodating asynchronous communication styles across multiple platforms

Executive Oasis International is pleased to unveil our suite of experiential virtual team building to address these challenges.

Our Flagship Programme:

Japan – Mountain Team Building

Custom Crafted, Bespoke Team Building

Need a custom curated business simulation, executive retreat, or team building?

Many of our team building simulations began as off-the-beaten-track executive retreats to inspire discerning clients.

Our owner, Anne Thornley-Brown, specialized in instructional design for many years so we have the capability to design and create custom curated experiences to fit your specifications.

Give us your:

  • dream experience
  • objectives
  • timeframe
  • budget

We’ll do the rest.

Your dream…our design. A winning combination.

Banking & Financial – Clients

Our Approach to Team Building Retreats

While our team building is fun, when appropriate, it is fun with a propose. Our aim is to help you boost team and business performance.
Our step by step approach guides you through the process of building and retain a cohesive team.

Pre:

During Team Building

Post

Canada International

Against the backdrop of the changing seasons, Canada offers a range of activities and experiences to engage corporate teams.

Our Flagship Programmes:

Activities: firestarter challenge, orienteering, GPS challenge, horse riding, polo

Winter Activities: snowshoeing, dogsledding, skiing, broomball

Country Profile – Jamaica Team Building

Jamaica Team Building

As companies around the world recognize the need to foster innovation, Jamaica is the perfect place to unleash team creativity.

Our Flagship Programmes:

Activities: GPS challenge, horse riding, polo, mountain biking, rafting, music production

Black Gold Quest – Dubai Team Building

Middle East Team Building

The Middle East is the ideal setting to explore the “future forward” themes of transformation & innovation,

Our Flagship Programmes:

Oman CYO

Oman Team Building

Oman has preserved historical architecture while modernizing. It’s the perfect destination to explore preserving your legacy while pivoting your business.

Our Flagship Programme:

Singapore CYO

Singapore Team Building

East meets west in Singapore making it an ideal setting to chart your course to succeed in a global marketplace.

Our Flagship Programme:

Malaysia CYO

Malaysia Team Building

From pulsating, urban Kuala Lumpur to Taman Negara’s rainforests, the jungles of Endau Rompin, Cameron & Genting Highlands, or frozen in time Melaka, Malaysia is synonymous with biodiversity.

Our Flagship Programmes:

USA – Team Building Retreats

USA Team Building

Variety is the spice of life in the USA where your team can experience wilderness or winter adventures in The Poconos, Vermont or New York, beach escapades in Florida, or desert getaways in Colorado or Nevada.

Our Flagship Programmes:

Europe – Team Building Retreats

Europe Team Building

Europe’s rich history will underscore your selected themes and help you achieve your objectives.

Our Flagship Programmes:

  • The BMW Experience
Latin America International

Latin America Team Building

In close proximity to North America, Latin America opens up a world of possibilities close to home. From team building in a tropical setting to desert team building in a secluded oasis, many of our most popular business team building simulations find new life in Latin America.

Our clients in Canada have also used our services to reward their teams in Latin America.

…unclear missions, inconsistent social norms, low common identity, unclear roles, and unstable membership — are the recipe for team disasters. They result in inefficient, often unproductive, teams full of disconnected, sometimes disgruntled, members.
With the pandemic, we are seeing warning signs of these disasters.

Harvard Business Review

What our Clients Say About Us

Global

Winnifred Wong Siew Peng, Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)

Visexecutaries helped me to get down to apply marketing and strategy tools to a real-life experience in a competitive environment.

Winnifred Wong Siew Peng
Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)

Ihab Hinnawi, CEO, Batelco Jordan

Core messages I heard clearly: It’s important to look at all information in order to make decisions in a very competitive market and during uncertainty.

Ihab Hinnawi
Batelco Jordan , CEO

Ian Lum You, Vice-President, Sales, Dial Corporation (Toronto)

This was terrific team building, surpassed my expectations and provided an entirely new experience.

Ian Lum You,
Vice-President, Sales, Dial Corporation (Toronto)

Phillip Brown Executive Manager, Human Resources & OD National Bank of Dominica

Repeat Customer – 2 engagements It was an excellent investment. Not only did she connect with the group immediately, but she also had them fully engaged to the very end. I would certainly hire Anne again.

Phillip Brown Director
Executive Manager, Human Resources & OD National Bank of Dominica

Erik Fenna CIO at P&N Bank Australia

Anne has an excellent grasp on marketing strategy, including the benefits and potential pitfalls associated with utilizing social networking as part of a marketing platform.

Erik Fenna
CIO, P&N Bank Australia

Noreen Stegman VP Product and Marketing Sittercity (Chicago)

Just working through the issues was very helpful. I think we cleared up a lot of confusion.

Noreen Stegman
VP Product and Marketing, Sittercity (Chicago)

Mark Wakefield, Vice President, Xerox Canada

…provided a great opportunity for teambuilding in a fun and semi-completive environment. It is very professionally organized.

Mark Wakefield
Vice President, Xerox Canada

Maurice Benatar, Vice President Business Development & Marketing, Mayhew (Toronto)

Anne organized a cooking event, meeting, and dinner…. She totally nailed the venue choices, presented interesting options, and was instrumental in helping making the event a success. Anne brings unique event ideas and a professional approach to event planning.

Maurice Benatar
Vice President Business Development & Marketing, Mayhew (Toronto)

Marc C. A. Berwald, Director, Learning & Development, Bell Mobility (Toronto)

Creativity and innovation are Anne’s trademarks. Her writing, design, facilitation and accelerated learning skills enable her to become involved in many initiatives including writing and designing presentations and speeches for members of the executive team.

Marc C. A. Berwald
Director, Learning & Development, Bell Mobility (Toronto)

Alberto Cavallo, Former Director, Groups & Events, Burj Al Arab

I am impressed about your destination knowledge of Dubai & Abu Dhabi! I’m living in Dubai since over 6 years and since 2009 Director of Groups & Events at Burj Al Arab. Trust me when I tell you that not many expats can keep up with you. Congrats!

Alberto Cavallo
Former Director, Groups & Events, Burj Al Arab

Stage Managing the Executive Team

Discussion with sponsoring executive or decision maker to uncover:

  • uncover your business needs and challenges
  • clarify and pinpoint measurable objectives

Preparing Participants

  • Participant Profiles to give all participants input and
  • Mini Learning Styles surveys to help form groups *

* = HBDI inventories, emotional intelligence (EQ) assessment instruments, or 360° feedback tools also available.

Logistics

  • assistance with location scouting and venue selection (optional)
  • preparation checklist & letter for participants

During Team Building

  • Executive briefing to get “buy in” from all team members (we will provide presentation material
  • Team Briefing by Facilitator
  • Simulation
  • facilitated exercises, cases, projects
  • recreational challenges to underscore theme (optional)
  • Full Debriefing
  • Business Application exercises
  • Your business agenda items (optional)

Post

  • Masterminds to help with application
  • Cross-functional teams to implement change
  • Follow up consulting or teambuilding sessions
  • Measurement of result & comparison with objectives