Trust falls. Drum circles. Horse whispering. Purging ceremonies (whatever that is). Let’s face it – team building has gotten a bad rap. At best, team building is associated with frivolous time off that doesn’t accomplish anything. At worst, it damages working relationships further by unearthing problems...

I know I’m not alone in being obsessed with the summer Olympics in Rio. More than 200 countries and 10,000 athletes coming together to test their abilities, putting aside political, cultural and philosophical differences. Overcoming injuries, exhaustion, waning motivation, extraordinary competition and financial constraints. The discipline,...