Ann Arbor — teambuilding scavenger hunt

A fun site to hold a team building scavenger hunt in Ann Arbor   Event Description: An appealing site for a corporate team building event, Ann Arbor is the sixth largest city in Michigan and the home of the University of Michigan.  A bustling downtown of elegant shops and restaurants,…

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“Incredible” Teamwork

“Incredible” Teambuilding   The summer movie season is upon us, and the first big blockbuster has landed: The Incredibles 2. Although I enjoyed the new film in a lot of ways, I2 has nothing on its predecessor, The Incredibles (2004). The sequel was a perfectly swell action film, albeit a…

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The Four Traits of Warrior Teamwork

The Four Traits of Warrior Teamwork If you had to pick four traits for your work team to embody, what would they be?  Collaboration, perhaps?  Cooperation? Communication?  Surprisingly, when Steve Kerr addressed his group of 14 men before a morning meeting, he omitted many of the traditional team characteristics, instead asking his group to…

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Minneapolis — Mall of America teambuilding scavenger hunt

A great place to hold a team building scavenger hunt 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…

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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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Lake Arrowhead Village teambuilding scavenger hunt

A beautiful place to hold a corporate team building scavenger hunt 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…

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