Fisherman’s Wharf

One of Our San Francisco Team Building Events       Venue Description: Your Dr. Clue corporate teambuilding exercise in Fisherman’s Wharf moves from the classy shops of red-brick Ghirardelli Square down the wharf to the lively attractions of touristyPier 39. Neighborhood History: It all started with Harry Meiggs. Picking up…

Downtown Financial District

A San Francisco Team Building Event     Location Description: If your office or meeting hotel is downtown, this is the corporate teambuilding hunt for you! Neighborhood History: Built on the husks of old Gold Rush ships, the Financial District – the money capital of the west coast — has…

Chinatown/North Beach “Foodie Hunt”

Are you Hungry For Fun, Adventure AND Fine Dining? Event Description:  During this full-day foodie/hunt hybrid extravaganza, you’ll spend the MORNING sleuthing out clues in two of San Francisco’s most exotic and enticing neighborhoods:  Chinatown & North Beach.  But here’s the delicious twist:   the clues all lead to traditional…

California Academy of Sciences

A Great San Francisco Team Building Event for Rainy Days Location Description:  With its state-of-the-art aquarium and planetarium, its natural history museum, 4-story rainforest, 3D theater, two restaurants, and roof terrace, the Academy takes its place among the greatest natural history museums in the world.  An ideal hunt location for…

Is there a difference between Formal vs. Informal Learning?

There’s  a lot of talk these days about “formal” vs. “informal learning”.   Time and again, managers in every industry are asking, “How can I leverage this whole ‘social media’ thing?  That’s informal learning, right?” Not exactly, according to Lance Dublin of Dublin Consulting, who spoke last night in San Francisco…

Watch Out For Employee Stagnation

Some years back, I was working part time at an insurance brokerage — as a “word processor”.  No, I wasn’t a computer myself (although it seemed like it sometimes).  But back in the day, people were so unfamiliar with MS Word and other word processing programs that they hired people…

Is it possible to be “authentic” at work? (part 2)

Is authenticity at work even possible?  I think it is–but I’m not talking about “blasting” people, cussing them out, calling them names and then saying, “Oh, I’m just speaking my truth…take it or leave it.” Here’s one model for how to be “respectfully authentic at work”: 1)      Check in with…