Author: Rebecca Tilley
She brings enthusiasm, 20+ years of team development facilitation and an interest in growing with our client teams to her roles as Managing Director and workshop facilitator. Instead of coffee, she often opts for a chilly dip in the bay with the dolphin club to wake herself up.

Trail Ventures – The Benefits of Outdoor Team Building

Team Nature Retreat

Trail Ventures – Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained Teamwork is one of the cornerstones of any modern organization. Building and maintaining a well functioning group is a joy on multiple levels. How do we make the most of the talent that we have? Can we build relationships that are based on a deeper understanding? And what does the great outdoors have to do with the world of business? Trail Ventures provides a proven method to get outside the ordinary and make some lasting changes to your organization’s dynamic. Our program brings you to an outdoor setting. The point of the location

Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence (EI) refers to one’s ability to detect, understand, and interpret emotions – both yours and those of others – to make better choices and decisions. With studies finding that Emotional Intelligence is a better predictor of success than IQ, it’s understandable why so many people are interested in improving their emotional intelligence. The great news is that EI is indeed malleable, and something that you can actually improve upon – unlike IQs which are pretty much fixed. Keep in mind, though, that EI is actually a catch-all for a number of different aptitudes, so there is no cookie

Experiential Learning Explained – Definition & Theory (Video)

Experiential Learning Definition – Video Transcript Hi, welcome to Adventure Associates and a short teach piece on experiential learning. Experiential learning is the basis for our team building and corporate training program design. A quick definition of experiential learning – it’s not brain surgery, it’s really simple. Basically, it’s an individual who is learning about a topic by actually doing something rather than passively reading, thinking, or viewing information on that topic. Learning by doing – something that we do every day.

Will my type change if I retake the MBTI®?

There are several reasons why Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® results may differ: People may think their job expects certain behavior. A supervisor or a trainer can give an impression that there is a preferred way to be for that organization before the person takes the MBTI. This can adversely affect the outcome for the individual. An individual is looking for a particular kind of a job and answers the MBTI by choosing preferences that may match the desired job instead of answering in a way that reflects his or her true preferences. According to American culture standards, men are “supposed” to

Why Face-to-Face meetings will never go out of style

Face to Face Meeting

Many of our customers are geographically dispersed and rely on Skype, conference calls and virtual meetings to stay connected. We have been told that our brand of training and team building may soon be replaced by headsets and videoconferencing—that companies can’t afford to bring their far-flung teams together to meet—that some consider spending time together to be a waste of time. We believe the opposite and see the power of the f2f on a daily basis. Memorable shared experience: An adventure, a fun outing or a good laugh all accelerate bonding and build community.