Flying through clouds.

When I learned to fly an airplane there were two licenses I knew I had to acquire, VFR and IFR. VFR means you are free … Read the rest


The Life Cycle of Life Cycles™ – inventing and reinventing the ubiquitous Build-a-Bike program

By the Spring of 2000, I was losing my passion for the experiential medium that was tremendously successful for the previous decade. Ropes Courses started became synonymous with “teambuilding” and “teambuilding” was losing it’s value through poor facilitators, knock-offs and companies who were seeking it just to check the box… Read the rest


Life is an Odyssey.

Today I delivered our Life Cycles program to a really great client. The CEO of their business, Barry, is perhaps the best leader I’ve seen … Read the rest


Emotion is the key when you build a bike during Odyssey’s Life Cycles program

What do bikes have to do with real business? Why build bikes for children? Why the big surprise? These are some of the common questions … Read the rest


Bike building for children is a good metaphor for teamwork, teambuilding.

Our Life Cycles – bike building program for increased teamwork is a huge hit with all of our clients. During this program participants build a … Read the rest


Building bikes for kids, building teamwork and your serotonin

Build a bike lately? Maybe you have. Christmas and the holidays were just a few weeks back. Kids love bikes. Giving bikes for kids is … Read the rest


Can building bikes for children bring your sales force to new levels of teamwork? New levels of sales?

I’ve got to admit that I am biased here being one of the co-inventors of  Life Cycles – the original build a bike teambuilding event. … Read the rest


Life Cycles – The original teambuilding experience where every five participants build a bike for a child

Building bikes teambuilding is also called [Life Cycles (TM)] and is a trademarked process of combining philanthropy and team skill development. Invented and delivered by … Read the rest


No Really.

Earlier in my career I spent 5 years consulting with one of the fastest most successful credit card companies in our country. Growth was staggering. … Read the rest


Pop your ears lately?

We lived down on the beach – sea level. The closest town (Waimea – of Parker Ranch fame) was a 15-20 minute drive up the … Read the rest