Blog Category: Games

A Force to Be Reckoned With: The Helium Hoop

What’s Worse Than Unhealthy Conflict?  Let the Helium Hoop Decide. By Tom Miller, Phil Brown & Rich Keegan Priya Parker, author of The Art of Gathering, suggests unhealthy politeness is toxic to the development of effective teams. The observation of stilted social norms can be destructive to a team’s coherence and cohesiveness, all the while […]

Ubuntu Cards – A Short History

Ubuntu Cards – Q&A with Originator Ryan McCormick What inspired you to create Ubuntu Cards in 2011? Both Chris Ortiz and I love the “I Spy Books” – I’d say that was a primary catalyst of inspiration for Ubuntu.  By using random objects in combination with fun activities, we wanted to invite people to connect, […]

Finding Pinecones

Finding Pinecones By Phil Brown Even though this may sound like the name of a cool new activity (maybe someone reading this can make one up…or maybe this is already an activity I have yet to see), it is not what this is in reference to. Instead it refers to a moment this summer that […]