The Importance Of Music For Work

As I got off the phone after a conversation with the CEO of a Fortune 100 company I was both surprised and pleased. Surprised that this busy executive would spend thirty minutes talking to me about songwriting, and pleased that he understood the importance of music in corporate life. Music is such an integral part of all of our lives. Most of us have favorite playlists or songs we turn to when we…

Leading A Team

My daughter just accepted a new opportunity and she’s really excited about it. She’s leading a team for a six month project that involves event planning, creativity, media and more; culminating in a large public event. Of all the candidates who interviewed to be part of this project team, my daughter was chosen to lead because she has a combination of necessary skill, self-motivation and clearly displays signs of being an alpha….

The Pain of Change Initiatives

Sometimes change initiatives are voluntary and sometimes they’re forced upon us. But either way they’re hard. I’m in the middle right now, of a change I initiated myself and even though it’s at my own doing, I’m stressed and off my game. My company is small and making change is hard – so I can only imagine and further empathize with the clients I work with who bring us in during their…

Positive Words That Begin With The Letter C

Confident, celebrate, contribute and, for us song writers, creative! Positive words beginning with the letter C leave a lot of options for use in your writings. Use them in a song, your next company email or even just your next passing conversation. The power of positivity cannot be overestimated. Inspire your team through example, encourage your staff, and find positive ways to communicate even when the message may be about change or…

Positive Words Beginning With The Letter B

Brilliant, bountiful, breathtaking and of course, best. Positive words beginning with the letter B are yours for the taking this week. Use them in a song, your next company email or even just your next passing conversation. You’ll be all the BETTER for it! The power of positivity cannot be overestimated. Inspire your team through example, encourage your staff, and find positive ways to communicate even when the message may be…

How To Ensure Positivity In Your Team Building Activities

Picture this: Your team building activities are just around the corner. Attendees are starting to discuss plans and agendas with each other. Anticipation is building for the “big day”. But this doesn’t guarantee anticipation is positive. When you picture your employees discussing your event, are they excited or groaning? Are they sharing memories of past team building activities gone wrong (or worse, gone nowhere with the most boring of activities?) Or are…

3 Personalities Your Company Culture Needs More Of Now!

Any healthy organization needs a lot of different personality types to create and support a dynamic company culture. However, some personality types are more influential and likely to contribute to the positive development of company culture than others. If you are looking to infuse more energy and positivity into your company culture, look for any of the three personality types when hiring your next new staff members. The Joiner Always…

Positive Words Beginning With The Letter A

The power of positivity cannot be overestimated. Inspire your team through example, encourage your staff, and find positive ways to communicate even when the message may be about change or improvement. -Kidbilly Music Words are the foundation of our ability to provide engaging and inspirational music team building activities. After all, what is the value of a song without words? This week, we are looking at positive and inspiration words…

3 Reasons Company Culture Is Not Just A Trendy Topic

Inevitably, just about any popular term that starts out as a relevant message or talking point becomes an overused buzzword. It loses meaning, becomes fodder for the content mill and is increasingly a point of ire and contention among those that simply don’t want their time wasted with unnecessary or unrelatable trends. If you follow business and management thought leadership, you might have recently come to the conclusion that company…

How To Create A Company You Love

It seems like every time you turn around, another list of “Most Loved Companies” or “Best Places To Work” is getting published. The usual suspects Google, Facebook, Apple, HubSpot, and others are always there–but those are monoliths we all know and love. It is easy to shrug off this measure of greatness as somewhat unattainable given the companies listed–yet in reality these companies were not always so large or so…

How To Inspire Leaders At Every Level

It isn’t a secret that leadership can (and should) be cultivated at every rung of the corporate ladder–in fact, leadership development at all stages is critical to the advancement of company goals and growth. Yet, often managers and human resources struggle to harness the abilities and leadership potential of its employees, especially at earlier stages of professional development. The downside of this potential problem can be a high employee attrition…