Do Your Employees Have Trouble Communicating?

No matter the industry, communication plays an important role in the day-to-day goings on of your business. However, communication does not come naturally to everyone, especially in this technologically-dependent day and age. Many young workers grow up relying on digital communication, such as email, text messaging, and instant messaging, never fully developing their interpersonal skills. […]

Staff Highlight: Susannah Waldman, Guide & Team Building Facilitator

Here at Terrapin Adventures, we are very proud of our guides and team building facilitators, so we decided it was high time that we shone the spotlight on a few of our great guides, our fantastic facilitators, our energetic employees, our…well, you get the idea. These are the people responsible for providing a safe, thrilling, […]

What I Learned on the Challenge Course: Problem Solving

Problem solving: Google defines the phrase as “the process of finding solutions to difficult or complex issues.” The key word here is “process.” As the old saying goes, there is more than one way to skin a cat. And there is no one way to solve a problem. You need to think outside the box. […]

Staff Highlight: Phil Smith, Guide & Team Building Facilitator

Here at Terrapin Adventures, we are very proud of our guides and team building facilitators, so we decided it was high time that we shone the spotlight on a few of our great guides, our fantastic facilitators, our energetic employees, our…well, you get the idea. These are the people responsible for providing a safe, thrilling, […]

What I Learned on the Challenge Course: Leadership

Leadership \ˈlē-dər-ˌship\ noun the action of leading a group of people or an organization. the state or position of being a leader. the power or ability to lead other people Leadership can take many forms and it can mean different thing to different people. To Snuggwugg CEO Lisa Cash, leadership is the “ability to guide […]

Staff Highlight: Simon Litz is a Guide & Team Building Facilitator

Here at Terrapin Adventures, we are very proud of our guides and team building facilitators, so we decided it was high time that we shone the spotlight on a few of our great guides, our fantastic facilitators, our energetic employees, our…well, you get the idea. These are the people responsible for providing a safe, thrilling, […]

Making Exercise Fun for the Whole Family

Exercise: it’s not a dirty word, but the sound of it is often enough to make us cringe. We immediately envision smelly gyms, sweat-soaked equipment, and hard, boring work. But exercise doesn’t have to be a chore. In fact, it can be fun! “One of the main problems is that people associate exercise with a […]

Staff Highlight: Missy Lauterbach is a Naturalist, Guide, & Team Building Facilitator

Terrapin Adventures is all about fun! In fact, you may say that we are on the cutting edge of fun. We have created a new realm of aerial adventures using only wood, rope and cable. Our high ropes course, which takes you up to 40 ft. in the air, and our Terrapin Explorer kids’ course, […]

What I Learned on the Challenge Course: Better Communication

Communication: it’s one of the building blocks of any good relationship. This is just as true in business as it is in our personal lives. In fact, according to Talent Management, 86% of employees blame lack of collaboration for workplace failures. And a lack of collaboration most often stems from a lack of – you […]