Team Building in Washington DC

During the third week of March we covered a lot of musical territory with our team building programs. I was in London helping a client create songs about the work they do while Tony nominated songwriter, Lauren Lucas, led a team building Washington DC program for us. Along with our always in demand songwriter-facilitator Rusty Tabor, Lauren led the Marriott revenue management team through a fun large group session. Team…

2014 Team Building Activities in Chicago

For any of you who’s turn it is to plan your company’s team building program, there’s no place like the Windy City. Here are some great 2014 Team Building Activities in Chicago. They’re all indoor team building activities, so you can come to Chicago before the spring thaw…it does look like it’s going to be a cold winter. One of my foundational requirements for any team building program is fun….

Corporate Team Building Events in New York City

We recently led a corporate team building event at one of the Abigail Kirsch Catering locations in New York. Of all their locations, Pier 60 is my personal favorite for corporate team building events in New York City. Pier 60 overlooks the Hudson River. In fact it’s right on the river with spectacular views. I travel the US and the world facilitating my team building with music program. And I…

Team Building Ideas For Large Teams

It’s hard to find great team building ideas for large teams. There are lots of choices available for small groups. But when you begin to look for a team building event that keeps everyone together in a large session, it’s hard to find programs that engage, that are fun and offer meaningful experience. The most common of team building ideas for large teams is the scavenger hunt. But I’m not…

Challenges In Corporate Team Building

“I hate team building!” That’s a comment I often hear and one of the foremost challenges in corporate team building. Other challenges in corporate team building relate to the activities themselves. But before you consider the activities you have to get past the I hate team building factor. Most people hate team building because they’ve been forced into uncomfortable activities or have simply been bored to death. Team building should…

Activities For Team Building For Your Company

Activities for team building for your company fall into two overarching categories. Team building that you hire and team building activities you can do yourself. The link you just skipped over is a great article containing ideas you can facilitate yourself without leaving the office. I also some have some fun DIY ideas in my own Activities For Team Building For Your Company. You can research team building games on…

Washington DC Team Building

Last week I had the pleasure of working with a large medical association, leading them through their Washington DC team building activity. The group was made up of a high performing team that plans meetings and events for one of the largest associations out there. Pardon the pun, but my task was to provide the team with a tune-up. Our group songwriting process enables teams to recharge, and diffuse tension…

5 Group Activities Using Music

Music, the common denominator for many of us, is a great way to engage your team. The possibilities for group activities using music are as endless as your imagination. Team building continues to be important for success and using music as a team building exercise can be very powerful. Music has the ability to help working groups break through the hierarchical corporate setup that often inhibits great teamwork. Group Activities Using…

Team Building Activities

My assignment for today is general and I don’t like that. Team Building Activities is a broad term, almost too broad to elicit the kind of thought and emotion that inspires creative process. So I thought I’d take today’s blog assignment of ‘team building activities’ and use the challenge to show how we create team building songs with our clients. Creative Inspiration and Team Building Activities Our passion here at…

The Team Building Presentation You Want and Need

If you’ve landed on this page, you’re probably searching for a team building presentation. But stop, wait! I don’t think you should be looking for a team building presentation. A presentation implies a person delivering content to you, talking at you, rather than collaborating. Team building shouldn’t work that way. The Team Building Presentation You Don’t Want Have you ever had to sit through a colleague’s presentation that went sort…

Songs And Activities That Teach Team Building

While my company’s team building programs are a great catalyst for change we’re honest about something very important. A one-day team building program won’t change your corporate culture for the long run. To make a change last you need to integrate songs and activities that teach team building into your ongoing business culture. Songs And Activities Here’s a good summary of differences between facilitated team building and activities you can…