How to Really Have a Fun Team-Building Corporate Event

Most team building outings and exercises are downright boring. Even the bosses have to admit it. It is usually some socially inept person that plans these things. You would think they want to make everyone as miserable as they are. However, my company discovered something that works for building team camaraderie, and it is incredibly fun at the same time. We go on these corporate clay pigeon shooting adventures, and we have a blast. Pun intended! The corporate playing field can be upended with entry-level staff being able to shoot clay pigeons a whole lot better than upper management. We only have one VP that can shoot good. I have been shooting since I was a young boy, so I can hold my own with most of the people who go to these events.

There is one guy in accounting that practices on a regular basis, and he can really handle a shotgun at a pro level. Continue reading How to Really Have a Fun Team-Building Corporate Event

A New Way to Have a Holiday Office Party

There was a couple of ways we could do the holidays this year. We did not like either choice. I was trying to come up with something for my small company and my employees and spouses. We had a party at the offices last year, and it was so so. We had a dinner out at a restaurant the year before. It was so so too. My wife suggested we have a Christmas party in Bath where we shoot sporting clays. I did not know they hosted such things, but it turns out that they offer packages for families and businesses to provide a meal and some shooting time. They have all kinds of different clay shooting scenarios. One package lets you shoot over 100 clays per person. Continue reading A New Way to Have a Holiday Office Party