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  • The Human Herd

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    With ever increasing access to technology, we have become more and more independent, especially in the way that we work. We are no longer required to punch in and out of a brick and mortar building in order to collaborate with co-workers. Gone are the days of productivity occurring behind a desk alone. Email, cloud […]

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  • luck

    1 in 10,000 – the occurrence of a single four leaf clover for every regular three-leaved one. Given that degree of scarcity, favorable luck is not looking very probable for any of us. Fortunately, not all believe that good luck is dependent on a charm or external source. It is often said that luck is […]

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  • Relational Remodeling

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    Many Odyssey Teams programs culminate in a closing that involves Tipping Points. Participants are instructed to author an original quote to be dispersed to their team over the course of the coming weeks as a vehicle of continued learning from one another. Here at Odyssey, we have the privilege of reading each submission as they […]

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  • Bullying

    When Combating the Bully, Our Hands Aren’t Tied As a part of growing-up, most of us have experienced bullying either directly or indirectly. And despite our efforts to build awareness, today bullying still persists. As a society we have to not only work to eradicate bullying, but also to prepare children for it. Like animals […]

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  • Conquering the February Blues – part II

    This is part II of a two-week look at how to keep yourself and your teams motivated this year. Get together with your work team in person or virtually.  We need to feel like we are a part of something bigger than us.  It will lift your spirits and help remind you that your work […]

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  • Conquering the February Blues – part I

    The beginning of another year can be a bit overwhelming and demotivating. The lights only just came down from the roof, while the neighbor seems to have already completed spring cleaning, trained for a marathon, and clearly doesn’t face the same credit card bills given the new car gracing the driveway. There is not a […]

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  • Bad Day

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    Many Odyssey Teams programs culminate in a closing that involves Tipping Points. Participants are instructed to author an original quote to be dispersed to their team over the course of the coming weeks as a vehicle of continued learning from one another. Here at Odyssey, we have the privilege of reading each submission as they […]

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  • The Loop

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    Despite the overcast morning, groundhog Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this past Monday, predicting six more weeks of winter. Here at the Odyssey office, spring blooms are popping up all around, so we may have some doubts about our furry friend. While the marmot’s annual forecasts may be suspect, his celebrated role in American culture […]

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  • Team building is not the aim!

    Effective teamwork is powerful. We have all seen great sports teams and organizations rise above – not because of their individual skills, but their ability to align those skills in a direction that is superior to their opponent. However, effective teamwork does not come from ‘team building.’ In studying the essentials of producing great teams, […]

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  • The Climb

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    Dust rose from beneath my boots as I stepped from the parking lot onto the rock path that would be my guide for the next five hours. I could already see the glow lights of my fellow climbers stretched far ahead. The voices of the lead climbers and the sounds from the line of students […]

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