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Purpose Driven Work: How to Find It, Manage It, and Lead It.
‘Purpose driven work’ is a phrase that has found its way into the lexicon of business speak. It hasn’t always been in the conversation of board rooms, marketing rooms, or HR rooms. This might surprise ... Read More
4 CSR Teambuilding Activities to Improve Team Efficiency
What is Corporate Social Responsibility? According to Business News Daily, Corporate Social Responsibility, or CSR, is a form of self-regulation that reflects a business's accountability and commitment to contributing to the well-being of ... Read More
How Does Skiing Relate To Being a Leader?
It's the beginning of March and part of our Odyssey team is hitting the slopes in beautiful Lake Tahoe, California. General Manger Jonas Herzog, Director of Client Success and Sales Extraordinaire Kim Clary, ... Read More
Do People Walk in Your Mind With Their Dirty Feet?
We have all heard some of these negative statements: “The meeting is going to be a waste of time”, “Kids today are selfish”, “This isn’t going to work”, “A virtual team is naturally disconnected", “You ... Read More
Are Pets Welcome Intruders During Virtual Business Meetings?
Are Pets Welcome Intruders During Virtual Business Meetings? A slightly biased study on the power of pets during the pandemic-induced work-from-home setting. Recently, we were on an internal virtual teambuilding activity when Allison’s cat came ... Read More
Scrambling to Pivot From an In-Person Meeting to Virtual, or Hybrid?
Are you scrambling to pivot from an in-person meeting to virtual, or hybrid? Don’t be discouraged. Odyssey Teams has been helping their clients organize and deliver virtual programs with as little as a few days ... Read More
Planning a Fun Teambuilding Event May Be Short-sighted
The Subjective Nature of Fun I’ve yet to run a full marathon, though have done many ‘half’s’. I know at the starting line the run ahead may not be ‘fun’. It is the feelings of ... Read More
What’s Inspiring Employees During These Unprecedented Times?
Today I woke up with a new perspective of ROI. Return On Inspiration. I know ROI is a common business term referring to Return On Investment, but have we ever tried to measure the Return ... Read More
Team Building Is Not The Aim
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEnmHeNIwO0 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 ... Read More
Featured In Entrepreneur: “Building Up Teams — And Communities”
This story first appeared in the February 2009 issue of Entrepreneur by JJ Ramberg: Lain Hensley has always had a passion for helping those in need. In 2001, he saw the opportunity to do just ... Read More
What Our Teams Accomplished in 2018
What We Accomplished Together in 2018 Thanks to our 23,350 fantastic partners who participated in an Odyssey Teams LIVE or DIY program this year. Together, we racked up some pretty impressive numbers with these charity ... Read More
Featured On Fox Business: Corporate Social Responsibility
How Small Businesses Are Engaging in Corporate Social Responsibility This story first appeared on March 22, 2012 in FOXBusiness Lain Hensley spoke with Fox Business for their "Small Business, Big Ideas" segment in 2012 about the ... Read More
Odyssey’s Approach to Corporate Team Building I Podcast Feature
"Lain Hensley and Odyssey Teams are redefining the typical corporate team building program. And it came out of a need to bring people closer together, with a common purpose, and to make a positive, lasting ... Read More
Join The Odyssey Teams Ambassador Referral Program
Why did you hire Odyssey Teams? Was it a snazzy ad, a convincing salesperson, or was it a friend or colleague who said, “Odyssey will help you drive purpose through your team as you work together ... Read More
The Helping Hands Project – Kansas
Community Building Through Teamwork. The Kansas Department of Corrections enjoyed a 2-day retreat where they constructed a Build-a-Hand Team building kit through Helping Hands, a corporate team building program designed by Odyssey Teams. After four years ... Read More
How to Win With Organizational Development
Any company or organization that sees efficiency of production, a collaborative culture and high-levels of employee engagement have figured out how to win with organizational development. If these things are not happening, it might be ... Read More