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Choosing a Corporate Teambuilding Event

Teambuilding is like a sandwich – lots of options without a clear definition for its content (Ham? Reuben? Bologna?).  Sandwiches are also delicious; though that’s beside the point of this post.   Choosing a corporate teambuilding event begins by understanding the intended outcome of events.  The intended outcome should be the starting point of any event…

Employee Wellness 101: Defining and Integrating the Buzzword

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Google is a worldwide name: founded in 1998, the company has become one of the most profitable and fastest growing search engines in the world.  Google has also held the #1 slot in Fortune’s “Best Places to Work” eight of the last eleven years. How does Google accomplish these two noteworthy titles?  This company titan…

How to Select Proper Team Building Activities

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When it comes to improving workplace dynamics, most managers, corporate event planners and employees aren’t exactly sure where to start. Some think engaging in team bonding exercises is the solution. Others believe team building activities are a more prudent course of action. In fact, the differences between team bonding and team building are often overlooked….

Top Team Bonding Activities For CoWorkers and Employees

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The average contemporary office is made up of individuals with diverse backgrounds, abilities and interests. Oftentimes, the abundance of work and separation of duties prevents employees from developing meaningful relationships with one another. If you own or manage a business, do your staff a favor by devoting some time to team bonding activities. Community Service…

Reinforcing Relationships With Corporate Team Building Events

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In this fast-paced world where it seems impossible to go anywhere without seeing others talking or texting on some high-tech gadget, being so “connected” almost feels like a “disconnect” from building collaborative, authentic, real-world relationships. Here’s how corporate team building events can reinforce your relationships and make them stronger than ever: Put the Trust Back in…

Getting to Know Don Bomberger

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Don Bomberger has become an iconic figure at Refreshing Mountain with his familiar hat firmly positioned on his head and his amiable joking.  Make sure you notice if he’s wearing a hat or not–occasionally it gets a mind of its own and wanders off, not to be found for days. Don is most often referred…

Getting to know Darbi Knee

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Darbi Knee is one of Refreshing Mountain’s long-time employees. She was approached by Marlin Harnish, the owner of Refreshing Mountain, and asked if she would be interested in belaying for their ropes course. Her reply? “Yes sir!” She has been with us since 1998 as a well-loved and respected guide—so much so that one of…

Getting to Know Rod Redcay

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Rod Redcay started working at Refreshing Mountain in the fall of 2011 at the urging of his wife, Sunny, who is our Sales Coordinator.  His favorite part of the job is working with people and helping them overcome their fears.  According to Rod, the interactions with the people and spending time in the great outdoors…

The Benefits of a Corporate Teambuilding Event

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Every employer knows the importance of having a team that is innovative, creative, and united in their goals. To achieve the ambitions and dreams of the company, everyone in the business must have a clear understanding of the company’s vision, as well as the values that the company is built upon. It is necessary from…

The Extraordinary Adventures Available With Zip Lining

Ziplining is a wonderful way to bring in a new element of adventure into your life.  This activity is building recognition, and has fast become an adventurous outdoor activity for both young and old.  Worldwide, ziplines offer a wide range of courses to accommodate both the most daring individuals as well as the less skeptical…