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Talking About Chocolate

Just posted a short but insightful video with interviews and opinions from recent participants in the Chocolate Therapy Team Building Exercise. The video ‘Chocolate Talk’ was made during a highly positive, high-energy installment of this popular team building activity. The teams at this event proved outstanding achievement in working together, collective brainstorming and group problem-solving....
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CLASSIC TEAM BUILDING GAMES

Just officially added the Classic Team Building Games and Challenges Program to our catalog. This is a very exciting series of ‘mini-games’, led by professional team building experts, combined into a very energetic event. It is like an ‘Olympics’ of team building games! This is so flexible and can fill any time-slot, from 90 minutes...
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MOVIES IN MANHATTAN

With all of the moviemaking team building activities we are producing these days, a common real estate phrase comes to mind (one that happily applies to moviemaking also): Location, Location, Location! We have run (and can run) our various filmmaking team programs in any location but it is fun to consider the distinct advantages and unique qualities...
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LIGHTNING FAST UPLOAD

A quick overview and highlights video showcasing the new Lightning Fast Video Challenge is now online. This short film introduces this very fast-paced team building exercise and includes clips from various teams’ own projects. This film should give a good sense of the speed and intensity of a corporate team building activity that combines some quick-thinking team...
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MOVIEMAKING TEAM BUILDING IN FOCUS

I believe that team building exercises are a perfect match for the dynamics and excitement of the movie making business and this is why I was inspired to write a brief article about the topic. There is so much that Hollywood (and filmmaking in general) can lend to the experiential team building industry that the...
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HOLLYWOOD HITS THE ‘HOOD

We just came back from a fun promotional edition of the new Big Box Office team building game at a great community church center in the Northeast area of Philadelphia. The event was a great change of pace for the participants and a lot of valuable program testing occurred. Big Box Office is a new team building...
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WHAT DOES A SQUID DO WITH TEAM BUILDING?

Philly Hops now has a presence on the informational network, Squidoo, in the site’s ‘business’ section. This new resource includes convenient at-a-glance listings of all Team Building activities offered by the company (sorted in helpful categories), video links and much more....
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BRAINSTORMING GAMES

I have been thinking a lot of about structured brainstorming games (as I have talked a bit about in a past article) and may publish a book of my favorite ones. I notice I use such games, not only in team building exercises (as actual activities or simply as warm-ups to bigger activities) but also...
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OLD CITY LOOKS TASTY

We’ve been running the Food For Thought team building game for a while now, which concentrates on various historic and delicious aspects of Philadelphia (though versions for other cities may certainly debut). Now we have started a new fun-packed version that deals solely with the famous Olde City section of Philadelphia. There is so much food-related...
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TEAM BUILDING TO THE TEST

Wrote a quick article recently about the curious world of game testing as it applies to Team Building Games. I find the process fascinating and hope to provide more insights into Team Building Game development (and testing) as time goes on....
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