from the blog.

Top 10 List

A top ten list of why your team should participate in a Calypso Steel Drum Workshop:

10. It’s fun tapping a steel drum, which sounds like a kitchen pan, only more exotic

9.   Finally, something to drown out the helicopter pad

8.   There will be plenty of Instagram moments

7.   Saying “yah man” around the office will be acceptable

6.   You’ll notice wild and wonderful things about your coworkers

5.   Making music with colleagues beats listening to Pandora

4.   You’ll know what true collaboration is when you play reggae together

3.   The work you didn’t do yesterday will still be waiting for you tomorrow

2.   You’ll gain respect when you shake your Tic Tacs like a rhythm instrument during meetings

And the number 1 reason your team should participate in a Calypso Steel Drum Workshop: creating and sustaining a positive work culture is key to being successful, and it requires an ongoing investment in relationship-building activities.  Content alone will not get you where you want to be, you must always work to improve processes by building the leadership capacity of your team.  A Calypso steel drum workshop is perfect for that.

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