What Are Good Team Building Exercises?

a fun team building exercise in a recording studio

What are good team building exercises? Do they exist? Why does team building always seem to suck? If you’ve been asking these questions then I hope I can help you find a better way to gather your team for something that’s actually fun and productive. Maybe you’ve landed here because your team is feeling a bit disconnected. Perhaps you’re trying to fill the time allotted for team building during your…

Creative Team Building Activities To Jump Start Your Team

Are you burned out on run-of-the-mill team events? Let’s assume you searched out this article because you’re hoping to find some creative team building activities. I get it! It’s hard to find great team programs.  Perhaps you’ve been traumatized by a mildly injurious trust fall. Maybe you revealed an awkward secret during two truths and a lie on that last company retreat. Could be you were just bored out of…

Fun Fall Activities in Nashville

Live music in Nashville, TN

It’s been quite a busy year here at Kidbilly Music! We’ve facilitated Team Building Through Song® programs with groups from all over the globe. From Nashville to cities far and wide, we’ve been rocking and rolling all year. With summer winding to a close and autumn approaching, this seems like the perfect time to press pause for a moment to highlight some awesome fall activities in Nashville.  Why press pause…

Why You Need Team Building Activities for Stress Relief At Work

It’s no secret that stress is an inevitable part of daily life in a fast paced corporate environment. With deadlines, problems to solve, and team dynamics to manage, things can get mega stressful pretty darn quickly. Believe it or not, certain specialized types of team building activities have been proven by real life scientists to reduce stress levels for you and your team. There are various types of team building…

A Guide To Chicago Team Building Programs

Hit songwriter Dave Hiltebrand leads IRI Worldwide through a songwriting session and performance

Every city has a unique personality that influences what it offers to both tourists and its local community. Ever since we began leading Chicago team building programs, I’ve had the pleasure of connecting with other remarkable team building facilitators who excel in their respective fields. They offer a wide range of activities from exhilarating trapeze programs to adventurous sailing excursions and more. Here’s a guide featuring some of my personal…

10 Unique Ideas for Your Annual Conference 

A group meditating at their annual conference

Planning an annual conference that stands out requires innovative ideas to engage and inspire your attendees. In this blog post, we explore 10 unique activities that will take your programming to the next level.  From immersive virtual reality experiences to multi-sensory sessions, here’s a range of creative concepts designed to enhance networking, foster innovation and create meaningful shared moments. Do you want to infuse your conference with excitement, engagement and…

6 Fun CSR Team Building Activities That Give Back To Community

Animals being rescued as part of a CSR team building program

In today’s business landscape, companies understand the importance of giving back to the community as a fundamental responsibility. It goes beyond simple obligation; it’s an opportunity to demonstrate genuine care and actively participate within your community. In this article, we’ll explore six intriguing corporate social responsibility, a/k/a CSR team building activities that are not only fun, but give back to your community. CSR Team Building Makes A Difference Are you…

The Best Ways To Build An Effective Team 

the ingredients to building effective teams

Whether you lead a small company or are part of a large organization, the foundation to success is great teamwork. Teams are made up of individual relationships that together form a whole. With every group, interpersonal dynamics ebb and flow. Knowing how to build an effective team, or tune up an existing team, is vital to high performance and success.  Leadership, trust, communication, and collaboration are four core building blocks…

Why Your Events Need Professional Keynote Speakers

A professional keynote speaker engaging an audience

Have you ever been to a corporate event that left you feeling bored and uninterested? Let’s face it – many corporate events can be lackluster without the right kind of speakers to liven things up. That’s where professional keynote speakers come in. As experts in their field, they are skilled at delivering engaging and informative presentations that leave a lasting impact on their audience.  Advantages Of Hiring a Professional Keynote…

7 Team Building Activities That Don’t Suck 

Team building can quite frankly, seriously suck! Everyone is tired of doing trust falls that don’t actually build trust, and attending boring presentations that definitely aren’t getting anyone motivated to participate. But there are team building activities that don’t suck. Working together doesn’t have to be dull or lame!  Workshopping skills and having fun can co-exist. The goal of team building is to create a strong bond between members, and…

Team Building Activities for Creative Thinking

painting as a team building activity to boost creative thinking

Are you sitting at home telling yourself that you don’t have a creative bone in your body? You’re not alone. Only 10% of adults identify as create. But 96% of four year olds identify as creative. As children, we use creativity to figure out how the world works. We learn how to paint, draw, play music, and build things, all the while developing creative-thinking skills.  Creative thinking skills are the…