Scavenger Hunts without Adrenaline

Tuesday, May 5, 2009 by Dave Blum Although my business is creating business team building games and corporate scavenger hunts, my wife, Jen, and I have a private passion for treasure hunts as well.   One of our most cherished traditions — on a date roughly equidistant between our two birthdays — is to hold…

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Business Team building Games: Should We Award Prizes?

Monday, May 4, 2009 by Dave Blum It seems like whenever I’m talking on the phone with prospective client about my company’s corporate scavenger hunts, the same question inevitably arises: “Should we give prizes and awards?” I think the better question should be: “Should we encourage or dis-encourage the release…

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Team building online–Smart Mobs

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 by Dave Blum In case you somehow missed it, I want to urge you to go out to your nearest newstand and pick up a copy of this month’s Wired Magazine.  It’s called “The Mystery Issue” and includes article after article about puzzles, magic, clues, codes–you name…

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Trust and Teambuilding–Who has your back?

Monday, April 27, 2009 by Dave Blum I watch a lot of sci-fi, and inevitably there’s a scene where the hero, preparing to rush into a laser fight, turns to his right-hand man (or woman, or droid) and says, “You cover me”.  Think Han Solo and Chewbacca. This seems, to me, to be…

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Trust and Teambuilding–Who has your back?

Monday, April 27, 2009 by Dave Blum I watch a lot of sci-fi, and inevitably there’s a scene where the hero, preparing to rush into a laser fight, turns to his right-hand man (or woman, or droid) and says, “You cover me”.  Think Han Solo and Chewbacca. This seems, to me, to be…

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Trust, Team Building, and Survivor…

Friday, April 24, 2009 by Dave Blum Team building is happening all over the world; you’ve got your corporate team building Atlanta, your corporate team building Dallas, your corporate team building Boston, your corporate team building Los Angeles…So why not team building:  Tocantins, Brazil?  Because that’s where the TV show,…

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