Fun 60-minute team-building program

Fun 60-Minute Team-Building Program

When I first started as an experiential educator, one of the most powerful ways to learn was to emulate the program delivery models of some…

teambuilding with ballet dancers

Teambuilding in a Ballet School: A Case Study

The following article is a wonderful case study of what is possible when you combine play, fun and group games & activities in an unexpected…

Wrong Way Go Back sign to reflect that team-building is crap. Photo credit: Neonbrand

Team-Building is Crap

I spend a few minutes each day contributing to various educational blogs and social media platforms. In one post on TeachThought, a program provider from…

Group of people not a team-building program

This Is Not A Team-Building Program

A colleague, Jeffrey ‘Goose’ Gosnell, reported last week that he has chosen to stop using the term ‘team-building’ when speaking with prospective clients at his…

Fork in the road, choosing is an attitude

Choosing Is An Attitude

More and more I have come to the conclusion that one of the most powerful attributes of success for an individual or a group is…

Do team-building programs work, woman looking through magnifying glass. Credit Emiliano Vittoriosi

Does Team-Building Work? Show Me The Proof…

As a team-building group facilitator, this is a question I am often asked: do team-building programs work? I could point to dozens of examples which…

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Two Unlikely Team-Building Ideas

Here are two poor team-building ideas that get under my skin when a client is making decisions in regards to their forthcoming team retreat or…

New ice-breakers & team-building puzzles out now. Credit rawpixel

Team-Building Puzzles

Adding brain-teasers and puzzle-type activities into your team-building programs is a great way to vary the pace of your program, and, not to mention, provide…

TED Talks every team should see

Ten TED Talks Every Team Should See

What’s a TED talk, I hear you say? TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design and avid followers of this blog will know that I’m a…

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