VENTURE BUILDING: Bite Size Experiments

Since 1958, the rate that companies have fallen off the fall S&P 500 list has plummeted, as revealed in “Creative Destruction,” a book by Richard N. Foster and Sarah Kaplan. The lifespan of a company on that list went from 61 years in 1958 to 18 years by 2017. Corporate leadership, they say, needs to […]

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Venture Up Local Amazing Race

7 Ways Leaders Can Build Trust

All human groups rely on trust to be functional and survive. It’s no different in the workplace. In order for leaders to be influential they must be willing to be vulnerable. That’s right. Are you able to show your trust in others by being vulnerable to them? Few leaders have the courage to do so […]

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Gaming for Gratitude

The sea change of 2020 and 2021 has left many of us catching our breath after a whirlwind of change in every facet of our lives. Losing relatives and friends, pets, jobs and perhaps our own emotional stability has forced many of to focus on what’s matters most: our personal relationships — at home and […]

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The Power of Virtual Team Building for Remote Teams

In the year that was 2020, many organizations ranging from small businesses to large corporations have experienced a transition towards remote work. With many teams becoming strictly virtual, the coronavirus has entirely reshaped how we collaborate, communicate, and operate. While there are many benefits of virtual teams in the workplace, ranging from cost-effectiveness to healthier […]

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Houston Team Building Escape Game

Stirling’s Engine, the Comeback of the Century

In the yonder years of the Industrial Revolution machines of monstrous proportion dwarfed man in both means of production and thirst of power. The demand for energy was unlike anything called upon before, but inventors of the time powered through to usher in the modern age. It boiled down to two types of generators, the […]

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