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Why Columbus Sparks Creativity

Research shows that the company you keep plays a large role in your ability to think creatively. Luckily for central Ohioans, Columbus is one of the top cities in the country in terms of sparking creativity. As a creative meeting…

The Staggering Importance of Team Culture

Organizational culture. What is it and why does it matter so much?  One of my favorite team culture descriptions comes from Richard Perrin: “Organizational Culture is the sum of values and rituals which serve as ‘glue’ to integrate the members of…

How to Spark Positivity in Your Team

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Does work, your team, or your work environment feel tired and a bit like “Groundhog Day”? Does every meeting bring on a sense of Déjà vu, and dread? Regardless of where you work or what you do, if the default…

How to Know When It’s Time for a Team Retreat

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When it comes to off-site team retreats, there are typically two kinds of people: those that love them and those that don’t. Despite this polarization, retreats can play a huge part in both the short and long-term success of your…

How Meeting Facilitation Can Help Three Common Team Problems

Over the past 18 years, we have hosted thousands of meetings with teams of every shape, size, and dysfunction you can imagine. We’ve witnessed too many teams dragged down by baggage they didn’t even know they were carrying. That’s why…

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Here you'll find ideas, tips, and techniques to help make your next offsite your best meeting yet.We've learned a lot during the 15,000+ meetings we've hosted, and we never stop learning (and sharing) because meetings and teams are always evolving. Be sure to leave comments and join the conversation!