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Museum Day May 18- Plan an Event

May 18th is International Museum Day!!

Many companies support the arts in various ways. For companies that donate to museums team members are often given free admission to these museums. In some cases, one guest may enter free as well. This can be quite a savings! This is also an opportunity to have a team […]

May Days to Celebrate!

Each Day listed below, can be the spring board to a fun employee celebration. This is a great time for a picnic, Popsicles at work, or some outdoor activity. These team building events are so important. Make sure to plan ahead AND announce the event so that your team has […]

Volunteer at Family Paths event

Family Paths is a non-profit organization of mental health professionals and dedicated volunteers that provide a number of mental health and supportive services to low income, multi-stressed individuals and families. They are a multicultural agency committed to serving families of Alameda County regardless of age, ethnicity/race, financial status, language, sexual orientation, immigration status, class, religion, […]

September is National Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month

Be Kind to a Writer! Yippee! We do have a lot to look forward to…. but this is a special occasion. Bloggers are part of this group of course, so lets all pat ourselves on the back!! Recognition may start with being kind to yourself, you know. Let’s just say you’d like to be kind, […]

September Days to Remember!

It has been a long hot summer. Did half of your staff just fall on the floor at the mention of another 2 hour long staff meeting? ugh! Could there be an insurrection? Mutiny?

Don’t let it come to that! Bring Playdoh to your next meeting and watch the faces light up with smiles. You […]

Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em, a book abandoned in the lunch room

There it is, ownerless, sitting on the lunch room table and waiting for a reader. Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em, a book. It is part of a Leadership reading program. It promises “26 Engagement Strategies for Busy Managers”. (Written by Beverly Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans)

I am hooked by page 5: “Why do we ask […]

August 19 National Potato Day!!!

There are all sorts of “potato inspired” ways to participate!!! Sometimes sending a fun note to highlight a “special day” brings a smile to your team! Recognition efforts can get very serious, but a lighthearted note is a great team builder too! It is fun to select something that your team cares about, a local […]

Days of Summer – Here is AUGUST

August

There are many opportunities for team building this month. Pick a day and use it as a theme for a meeting, get together, or event. Make sure to honor the 15th!

July 25th, 2016 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Category: Employee Recognition, Fun in the Workplace, Ideas | Leave a comment

Be Inspired – Follow your Passion with Stories and Interviews

One of our team members, has a passion for history. Our company has recognized him for his important research and stories on the Buffalo soldiers. As a boy growing up, Joe didn’t know about these important contributions of men (and women!) as African American soldiers in the Civil War. They went on to be soldiers […]

Gifts- corporate, team amd family

There are many occasions that we want to celebrate. Retirement! Promotion! An addition to the family – baby or furry friend! Celebrations are great for your work friends. You can pick something fun and meaningful.

While you are carefully choosing gifts this year, please consider health.

Focus on giving EXPERIENCE gifts. Lunch with a friend, […]