Minneapolis — Mall of America

A great place to hold a team building exercise in Minneapolis Event Description: the largest mall in the United States and the twelfth largest in the world, the Mall of America (MOA) almost defies description.  Nicknamed (at various times) “The Megamall”, “Sprawl of America”, or “Hugedale”, the Mall of America…

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Saint Paul – Science Museum of Minnesota

A hands-on place to hold a team building exercise in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area. Event Description: A fun place for a corporate team building event, the Science Museum of Minnesota has something for kids and adults of all ages.Saint Paul’s dazzling science museum has been delighting visitors since 1907. With…

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  My Communication Style–and a Boat Crash in Costa Rica   A wise man once told me, “You are you wherever you go.” Little did I know how true that might be– until disaster struck. It’s 2001, a warm muggy day in southwest Costa Rica. My travel partner, Donna, and…

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Teamwork and the Golden State Warriors

Love this article about teamwork and the Golden State Warriors. My own thoughts: It’s so easy for people to lose their engagement when a member of a team. It’s up to the leader/coach to get everyone involved, and to build the sense of “ownership”. A leader’s job is *not* to…

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Buena Vista Winery — Sonoma

A wine-derful place to hold a team building event in the Sonoma Wine Country Event Description: Founded in 1857 by Agoston Haraszthy, Buena Vista is California’s first premium winery; it’s also one of the interesting places in the entire wine country. Where else can you blend wines yourself, take a…

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Lake Arrowhead Village

A beautiful place to hold a corporate team building event at Lake Arrowhead Event Description: Nestled in the scenic San Bernadino mountains, Lake Arrowhead Village features the charm of a Swiss chalet village, while offering all the modern amenities you could want:  specialty shops, restaurants, convenience stores, etc.  It even…

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How to Make the Most of Activities for Team Building

Whether you’re talking about activities for team building or any sort of in-office collaborative work, few things can be more damaging to group interactions than a toxic personality.  You know the sort of people: Constantly self-aggrandizing. Always finger-pointing to dodge blame. Endlessly negative towards the contributions of others. Full of…

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Nashville — Downtown

A perfect site for a team building exercise in Nashville   Event Description: An exciting neighborhood for your next corporate team-building event, Nashville is a modern city with a traditional feeling, home to great food, museums and, of course, country music in all its forms. Location History:  Founded as Fort…

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