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Sep 8, 2016

Pilar talks to Dr Clue about how the adventure of a treasure hunt can bring team members closer together and how this adventure is being taken online.


Some links Pilar mentions:

The Management Café podcast blog:
Mentoring programme starts Weds 14th September
Episode 86 with Mandy from Sococo:

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The Conversation with Dr Clue 07:20mins
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How a treasure hunt is created.

Seeing your city with new eyes.

The team experience of the treasure hunt.

Why do teams go on treasure hunts?
New teams, teams in flux, mergers and acquisitions.

The role of appreciation and trust.

The tension between competition and collaboration. Our competitive nature.

Tribes in organisation.

Moving the treasure hunt online, using Sococo.

What's the difference between the in person treasure hunt and the online version?

"Teamwork doesn't necessarily mean holding hands every second."

Levels of trust in teams:

  • Sincerity
  • Reliability
  • Competence
  • Caring
  • Transparency / Vulnerability

"Competence doesn't mean perfection."

Why you want conflict in your team.