For Millennials, team bonding is all about engagement. By the year 2020, half the American workforce will consist of whiz kids born between the 1980s and the late 1990s. And forgive the play on words, but Millennials also have the advantage of 2020 hindsight. They watched their parents clamber and creep up the corporate ladder, grasping […]
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What is executive presence? It’s your personal book cover–the visage you use to draw people in beyond the table of contents of your life. And while judging a book by its cover may be unfair, we know that we all do it every day–so why not yield to the idea of sprucing your “cover” up. […]
Are you and your colleagues hungry for some really awesome team building activities? Are you feeling empty contemplating another holiday-as-usual? Do you have a craving to do something that will really make a difference in the lives of some of your neighbors? Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could fill that void in your hearts by filling […]
To millennials the best team building events are designed to have a major economic impact and make a major social statement. Case in point: Millennials have been virtually priced out of the great American dream of the big house and the big cars. Many of them leave college to face adult life with the crippling […]
In the minds of some people, the best team activities are those in which adrenaline junkies coax their teammates to complete a daunting challenge–you know, just for the thrill of it.
The best team bonding ideas should mirror the company’s mission statement–sort of like an old school dot-matrix printer. Remember those? Slowly but surely an image was revealed dot-by-dot, line-by-line.The completion of the“big picture” was dependent on each dot.
Leadership is an art, but the finished product may seem as abstract as Picasso’s Guernica–profound, impactful, overpowering, and quite frankly, hard for some people to understand. Like other art forms, leadership is an expression of the artist’s world view. An x-ray of his heart. An open letter to the world declaring his values, passions, and […]
Improve All Forms of Communication to Maximize Soft Skills
Pharmaceuticals is a rewarding career, but there’s constant pressure, and stress is common. Your employees face tough challenges every day, and without strong teamwork in place, they’re not reaching their potential.
In America’s dynamic new multi-generational workplace, leadership team building is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. There are more than 75 million Millennials aged 18 to 34; and just under 74 million Baby Boomers aged 51 to 69. The new kids on the block are also the heavyweights; and they’re throwing their weight around and making their […]