Entries by Rob Jackson

How Self Acceptance Can Make Bonding Exercises Fun

It’s holiday season! Time for the obligatory office parties, happy hours, gift exchanges, and other torturous bonding exercises. Oh the horror! If bonding exercises feel more like bondage to you, maybe it’s time to take a moment for some serious reflection and self-evaluation. No! There’s nothing wrong with you. But there may be something going […]

Building a Team On a Foundation of Charity

Like any other kind of construction, building a team requires careful planning, a well drafted blueprint, and available expertise in a variety of disciplines to assure success. The raison d’etre for building a team within a corporation should be reflected in the company’s mission statement. Whether you sell goods or services or both–whatever your business–the clarity […]

Tis the Season for Bonding Exercises

The upcoming holidays are a marathon of glad tidings and bonding exercises, both personal and professional: gift exchanges; office parties; school pageants and concerts; collegiate and professional football tailgating parties; feasts, fun, family, and charitable donations.

The Importance of Team Building: It’s Foundational

The degree to which your company recognizes the importance of team building is in direct proportion to management’s commitment to humanizing the company’s mission.  If the only thing you’re focused on is dollar signs, then frankly, your company is flying blind and you’ll eventually crash.

Team Activities That Spread Holiday Cheer

During the holidays nothing can boost morale like charitable team activities. It might surprise you to learn that among Millennials–many of whom are just a few years away from receiving their last fashion dolls and action figures–the holidays are as stressful to them as to their parents.

Successful Team Giving Makes For Successful Team Building

What does successful team building mean to you? Kudos for you from your CEO? A big promotion? A new penthouse-level office? A bigger company car? An even bigger expense account? When you close your eyes and think about your company, if all you envision are bigger and bigger paychecks, and personal perks, you may need to […]

Radical New Ideas for Team Building in the New Millennium

  Every day in offices all across America, ideas for team building are undergoing an extreme makeover. The Millennial generation is larger than any other group in the labor force; and by 2030, they’ll completely dominate it at a whopping 75 percent! And Millennials promise to be every bit as formidable as their Baby Boomer […]