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Improv as a Team Building Exercise

As a Fool whose job is it to focus on Collaboration, I’m constantly looking at new ways to get people working together in a fun, creative setting.  One big success I’ve had over the years is through teaching workshops in improvisational comedy. It might sound a bit crazy, teaching the Finance team how to bray […]

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Foolapalooza Game

The Great Foolapalooza Hunt (Part 2)

So the idea was approved, albeit with some concern, naturally. Would people really want to spend two to three hours solving puzzles? When the plan was announced, a common response was, “Do I really have to do this scavenger thing?” (I knew it wasn’t really anything like a scavenger hunt, but there was really no […]

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Foolapalooza team figuring out a puzzle

The Great Foolapalooza Hunt (Part 1)

My very first task as the newly appointed chief collaboration Fool was to run a big team-building event at our annual company meeting – what we loving call “Foolapalooza”. This came as no surprise to me. In fact, it was my idea. For a long time, I’ve been a fan of real-world treasure hunts. The […]

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Collaboration Leadership

My name is Todd, and I write games for a bunch of Fools. Sounds cool … but what’s your real job? Well, actually that is my real job. For the past year and a half, my job at the Fool has been to foster collaboration among our employees. As we continue to grow, the need […]

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