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


2 Minutes of Fame!

“Twenty plus years of Odyssey work, our entire teams efforts, millions of air miles, countless presentations to groups around the world and now a two … Read the rest


Blog Humbug!

Blah Blah Blah or Blog Blog Blog The good news…I just finished two fabulous days doing our Helping Hands (build-a-hand) workshop for a terrific client … Read the rest


Couch Time

A nice thing about leading Odyssey’s philanthropic team-building workshops such as Life Cycles (build-a-bike) or Helping Hands, (build-a-hand kit), is that we don’t have much … Read the rest


Hey Nancy, That Build-A-Bike charity program is great for Team Building – Unless it has nothing to do with building the team!

You are a gem, Nancy. You get it. It’s just brutal to hear another of the dozens of “Team Building” companies who copied our invention … Read the rest


Odyssey Client, NetApp is named “Third Best Multinational Work Place”

Odyssey client, NetApp was just given the honor of “Third Best Multinational Work Place” according to greatplacetowork.com. We are extremely proud, yet not surprised. Over … Read the rest


Changing Colors & Dropping Leafs

Our world-renowned philanthropic team building programs are custom designed to match the goals/themes of the group. A charitable component is always in the mix. Often … Read the rest


A Good Way to Wake Up!

Our “give back” teambuilding programs wake people up. We like to say “Knock ‘em Alive!” to our delivery team before we start our philanthropic sessions. … Read the rest


X Marks the Spot

People’s votes are heard around the world at Odyssey’s Teambuilding Philanthropic programs such as Helping Hands, Life Cycles and Playhouse Challenge. In a recent week … Read the rest


Healing Odyssey

Before creating philanthropic teambuilding that gives back to the community through our Build-A-bike program, Helping Hands and others, Odyssey Teams used outdoor experiences like ‘The … Read the rest