What Makes a Good Team? Part Three: Communication

There is no perfect team. But there is a recipe for success – many similar characteristics shared by effective teams, independent of industry or function. Throughout this blog series, we will take a closer look at each of these characteristics, explore why each is important, and provide you with ways to instill and improve each […]

Staff Highlight: Julia Selles, 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 Makes a Good Team? Part Two: Unity

There is no perfect team. But there is a recipe for success – many similar characteristics shared by effective teams, independent of industry or function. Throughout this blog series, we will take a closer look at each of these characteristics, explore why each is important, and provide you with ways to instill and improve each […]

Staff Highlight: Nicole Demos, 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 Makes a Good Team? Part One: Flexibility

There is no perfect team. But there is a recipe for success – many similar characteristics shared by effective teams, independent of industry or function. Throughout this blog series, we will take a closer look at each of these characteristics, explore why each is important, and provide you with ways to instill and improve each […]

Staff Highlight: Steve Carne, General Manager & 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, […]

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, […]