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Cooking Event in Ronald McDonald House

During Feet First Company Holiday Party, we took our staff to the Ronald McDonald House in Southern California. We got the chance to cook meals for some amazing people. These families who are staying there while their children are in area hospitals receiving treatments for a variety of serious illnesses. The people are from all over the world. While the food was being prepared, the families were able to try and wrap their heads around some life size versions of Jenga and Memory. Children, some of whom are ill and others are the siblings of the kids in the hospitals,…

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How Do I Measure the Effectiveness of Team Building

  There is a significant difference between doing a couple of team building exercises in your conference room and getting assistance from professionals. While Bob from accounting can be an engaging character, he is not a trained expert who can get real team building results. If you want to get measurable results with your team building efforts, then you need to utilize a professional agency that knows how to set up and administer effective exercises. But how do you measure the effectiveness of team building? Is there a way that you can actually determine the value of your investment? When…

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Cool Shoes, Great Cause; Charitable Team Building

We always enjoy a chance to share some of the creations that our clients have come up with during our Team Building events.. That’s especially true when it’s one of our charitable (CSR) events. When it comes to creativity, everyone seems to dig a little deeper when they know they’re passing something on. Our Style Your Soles charitable team building event is one of the best examples of this, combining Tom’s great commitment to donating one pair of shoes for every pair purchased and taking advantage of the (often untapped) design ability of our clients. Here we have a few…

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Holiday Team Building with a Charitable Twist

During the holiday season, many or our team building clients choose a holiday team building event with a charitable cause to round off one year and begin another. Being the season of both giving and fellowship, it’s truly hard to find a more fitting (and fun) activity than a charitable (or CSR) team building event for the holidays. Never losing site of our core mission of bringing teams closer together through engagement and camaraderie, Feet First’s CSR events align team building goals with clients’ desire to contribute to good causes (And, we should note, we’re always left in admiration of our clients’ level of dedication to their…

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Our Recent Los Angeles Team Building Events

Fall’s officially here, and we’re reflecting on another great summer of team building in Los Angeles. We pride ourselves on having fun, engaging team building events, but we’re continually impressed with the spirit and creativity that our clients bring themselves. Below, our Los Angeles team has captured a few highlights from the last several months. It’s been our pleasure to work with such dynamic groups in the LA area, and we hope that shines though in some of our recent snapshots. Some of our good looking Los Angeles Team Building staff, primed for an event being held at Paramount Studios:   Some very impressive results…

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Room Escape: A Novel Approach to Team Building

In recent years, events known as “Room Escapes” have exploded in popularity, not only as entertainment but also as effective team building events. Over the last decade, room escape events have seen a huge increase in popularity, with dedicated locations and organizers popping up around the world. A combination of physical adventure and mental challenges, participants are locked in a room and given a timeframe. They then must use elements within the carefully constructed environment to sequentially find clues and solve puzzles which ultimately lead to the participants’ “escape.”   Room Escape events were originally inspired by  “escape the room”…

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Feet First Events Featured on Silver Small Business Blog

Early this month our very own VP, Warren Press, was interviewed for an article in the small business section of NCR Silver’s blog. The article goes into the recent trend of Escape Room team building events and why they may be particularly beneficial to small businesses. Thanks to Gerri Miller for the write up. Check it out, it’s a good read: Can an Escape Room Adventure Benefit your Small Business? – NCR Silver Business Blog

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Post It Art

Your group will have a great time with this incredibly fun, hands-on creative activity as you get in touch with your inner artists! The best part is that you don’t need to have any artistic talent or experience because you will be recreating iconic photos and paintings using only Post It Notes! This is a perfect way to tap into a group’s creativity without making anyone uncomfortable. Whether you are a master painter or you can’t draw a stick figure, the playing field will be completely even as you experiment with shading and colors, moving and tweaking the post it…

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Meet Feet First Team Building Facilitators, Justin and Sarah

Meet Justin and Sarah, two of the Feet First event facilitators. Below, we ask them to share some of their thoughts on Team Building and working at Feet First. Justin: A native of Pennsylvania, Justin ended up in San Diego after high school by way of the US Marine Corps. After several years of active duty overseas, Justin settled into California life with a wife and a child. While attending an UCLA alumni summer camp, Feet First co-owner Kevin Cloutier spotted a great fit in Justin. He trained extensively, then began working as a facilitator, eventually becoming an MC, and…

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