Charlotte, NC –Carowinds Amusement Park

Carowinds Amusement Park:    A fun site to hold a teambuilding scavenger hunt outside Charlotte, NC   Event Description: A fun place for a corporate team building activity, Carowinds has it all:   thrill rides, family rides, great food, shows and a dinosaur area.    What’s not to like?!! History:    Opening in 1973, the […]

7 Reasons a Scavenger Hunt is a Better “Teambuilding” than an Escape Room

7 Reasons a Scavenger Hunt is a Better Teambuilding than an Escape Room     Before jumping into a comparison of Scavenger Hunts vs. Escape Rooms, let me clarify what teambuilding is.   In the Off-Site-Event world, you generally find three different types of programs:  Team Bonding, Team Building and Team Development, as follows. Team […]

5 Ways Your Brain is Hijacking Your Ability to Lead

5 Ways Your Brain is Hijacking Your Ability to Lead   While leading a recent teambuilding program, I found myself feeling a little muddled, foggy, and confused. My first question to myself was, “What did I have for lunch? Did I eat some gluten by mistake?” (I’m sensitive to wheat). “Nope, all I had was […]

Great TED Talk: “The Joyful Perplexing World of Puzzle Hunts”

Great TED Talk: “The Joyful Perplexing World of Puzzle Hunts”   As a teambuilding scavenger hunt creator, my job is to keep teams of 4-6 people stimulated, challenged and engaged for approximately half a day. Imagine, however, if you were on a team of 60, and your hunt lasted not 3 but 36 hours, with […]

New Podcast Appearance

Excited to be featured on Nancy Becher’s “When Pigs Fly podcast”:   https://www.spreaker.com/user/globalvoiceradio/ep-036-treasure-hunt-to-trust-with-dave- …     Learn the 5 components of trust and much more!

7 Ways to Minimize Competition in Teambuilding (While Maxing the FUN)

7 Ways to Minimize Competition in Teambuilding (While Maxing the FUN)     How many times have you heard a teambuilding participant say, “Yay, I can’t wait to compete.   You other teams, watch out; you are all going DOWN!”     Sounds fun, right?  Not necessarily.    Focusing on an “us-vs.-them” mentality – with all the […]

Team Bonding, Team Building, Team Development — What’s the Difference?

Team Bonding, Team Building, Team Development — What’s the Difference?       Do you know that Team bonding, Team building, and Team development are not the same thing?    Michelle Cummings does.  She’s the Founder and President of Training Wheels, a “Creative Resource for Building Teams”.   In this great article from her newsletter, Michelle deciphers […]

7 Ways to Mess Up a Teambuilding Scavenger Hunt

7 Ways to Mess Up a Teambuilding Scavenger Hunt       So you want to put on a scavenger hunt, huh? Well of course you do! Why wouldn’t you?!! Done right, a scavenger hunt is a superior way to build community, camaraderie and rapport in a fun, non-formal environment. Muck up your scavenger hunt, […]

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