Play to Thrive

Our virtual escape room team building engagements help teams have fun, build bonds, and gain awareness of themselves and others during problem-based team engagements.  We combine fun with a neuroscience-based assessment, the Neethling Brain Instrument (NBI), to help your team unleash the full power of your team.  Can you escape before time runs out?

Bring Play and Learning to your Team

Virtual team building experiences can be both fun and improve the effectiveness of your team.   You can click the button to schedule a consultation to learn how you could best utilize this experience for your team.

Play is Learning

Play is part of thriving.  We learn through play even as adults.  Learning about yourself and team is a great way to impact your connection, communication, and effectiveness.

Improve Communication

The Neethling Brain Instrument (NBI) assessment will help increase your awareness of how you and your team prefer to communicate and be communicated with.

Unleash the Team Brain

By coupling the NBI, a neuroscience-based assessment, with a team learning experience, we help your team uncover new ways to unleash the superpower of the team brain

Creative Problem Solving

Creative problem solving is what shapes the future.  Valuing and unleashing the system of brains on a team becomes your competitive advantage.  Everyone is creative.

Inquire today about bringing this experience to your team

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Virtual Team Building

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Understand how you like to communicate and be communcated with

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Improve your team communication and problem solving skills in the virtual space

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Combine fun, neuroscience, and team learning

The experience: Can your team escape?

2.5 hours of team learning and fun 

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Before the Experience

Meet with your Team Dynamics Specialists to uncover key objectives to focus on during the experience.  Gaining awareness of where the team is now and what you desire for your team in the future helps us structure this experience to best meet your teams’ needs and support your journey to thriving.   We will help you design for both fun and team learning.

Prepare for the best experience

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Neethling Brain Instrument (NBI™)

Before the escape room, each team member will take an assessment from the Neethling Brain Instrument (NBI™) suite of assessments.  The NBI™ combines neuroscience and creativity research to provide insights into unlocking your whole brain.  When done at the team level, it allows you to gain insights into how to best utilize the collective team brain to solve your organization’s most challenging problems.

Assessments are one lens for gaining awareness

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Escape Room

Your team will engage in an hour-long virtual escape room experience.   Team Dynamics Specialist will be observing the process to prepare for the debrief immediately following the experience.  We will align our observations with the NBI™ assessment and the key objectives from our initial meeting.

Play is learning

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After the Experience

After the escape room, we will do a 1.5 hour debrief of the experience and the NBI™ results.  Your team will leave with new levels of self-awareness around whole-brain thinking, communication preferences, and new creative problem-solving approaches for both in-person and virtual spaces.

Reflecting on experiences provides new insights

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Neethling Brain Instrument (NBI™)

This suite of assessments was developed from over 30 years of research on whole brain function.  Using insights from neuroscience and creativity, this assessment will provide insights on both analytical and human-centered approaches to problem solving at both the individual and team level.  When team members and the collective team unleash the power of whole brain thinking, they can more intentionally create the conditions for thriving: energy and momentum alongside learning.

Research on the power of whole-brain thinking for teams

As problems become more complex, teams become the most influential unit of the organization.  For teams to thrive, it requires a positive tension between the “art” of people, the “science” of business, and the “design” of an environment that allows for team interactions that produce creative solutions to the most complex problems.   Based on a research study be Accenture (2019), Striking Balance with Whole-Brain Leadership, they found that leadership teams that “actively acquire, deploy, demonstrate and embed diversified-whole brain thinking across the enterprise”…

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22% higher revenue growth

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34% higher profitability growth

Insights our clients have gained from this experience

“I saw the value of throwing out ideas before I knew they were right.  I also realized our team needs to do better at setting conditions where we feel safe enough to do that.”

” During the escape room, asking questions was as valuable as giving answers.  Our team success depended on both and we often got to the best answer because of the questions that were asked.”

“The fear of being wrong could be significantly impacting the conversations we are having as a team.  If we can shift that fear, we would be more creative and effective at solving problems.”

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How many team members can you accommodate?

We can accommodate all different size teams.  Depending on the number of team members, we could split the team into different escape room challenges.  We will help you decide what would be best for your team.  

How quickly can you schedule this experience?

Depending on availability we can do it in as short as 3 days but ideally at least 2 weeks in advance is best. 

Can you accommodate more than one team?

Yes, we will help you make the best decision for how to structure the engagement in a way that is best for your team.  We have multiple options for accommodating more than one team.  

What is the price for this experience?

The price varies based on the size of your team and the options you choose.  We will send you a proposal with the base cost and the cost of each add-on, so you can make the best decision for your budget and desired outcomes. 

Do you offer any additional add-ons to this experience?

Yes, we have a variety of add-ons depending on your desired outcomes.  You can add on additional team coaching hours, additional NBI assessments or other assessments, a team leader follow-up, etc. 

Do we need any special technology to participate?

All of this is done through the Zoom platform.  If you can participate in Zoom meetings currently, you will be good to go.