A wine-derful place to hold a team building scavenger hunt in the Sonoma Wine Valley Event Description: A lively yet laid-back town, with shops, restaurants, public art and historic signage, Sonoma offers ample locales for tasting the local grapes while doing your corporate teambuilding program. Location History: Home to indigenous…Details
Here’s a rebus (picture puzzle) I just created, indicating a famous world location. Can you solve it?
We all know the fall out from intra-team squabbling: a break in trust, team members taking sides, and a huge ebb in productivity — to name just a few results. Alas, wherever human beings are present, arguments are bound to happen; we all have egos. Fighting is unfortunate, but it’s…Details
There’s a nice article in Inc. magazine (March 2012) called: “Out of Sight, Top of Mind: How to keep a business on track when top performers are scattered across the map” The author (Jason Fried) provides some great tips for creating and maintaining virtual teams. To summarize: 1) Working virtually…Details
Just about every business has a mission statement — but how many have a mission statement poster that has been viewed online more than 50 million times and translated into 12 languages? That business would be Holstee, a NY-based company selling eco-friendly clothing and accessories. Check out their unique mission…Details
I’ve been reading a lovely little book of late, called “When Things Fall Apart”, by Pema Chodron. If you’re unfamiliar with Chodron (nee Deirdre Blomfield-Brown), she’s a world-renowned teacher and writer living up in Nova Scotia, Canada. Although her books tend to revolve around Tibetan Buddhism, I find that her…Details
I ran across this quote recently, from the English author and critic Samuel Johnson: “People need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed”. How true! By the time people reach adulthood, they’ve probably heard pretty much everything they need to know in order to succeed…Details
The world’s first MINDFULNESS SCAVENGER HUNT! When you think of a treasure hunt, you probably think: winners, losers, & prizes. In short, a treasure hunt needs to be competitive, fast-paced, and full of adrenaline, right??? In fact, there’s NO reason a hunt has to be fast…Details