Team Building Around the World
Join host Rich Rininsland as he brings you ideas, inspiration, and best practices from the finest team building leaders and professionals from around the world.
Join host Rich Rininsland, Producer Melissa Ehlers, and David Yas, our consultant and Founder of Pod617, the Boston Podcast as we reflect on Season 1 of Team Building Around the World.
In this podcast, we introduce Mark Davenport, Head of Business Development for Catalyst Global. Mark is responsible for identifying new partner prospects and facilitating their acquisition into the Catalyst Global network of team building.
Alex ten Klei, Chief Play Officer, joins our podcast from the Netherlands to chat with Rich about his start in the team building industry. At first, he started with a kite surfing school and a shop for kite equipment. Alex realized this was not going to support himself for life due to the short summer season in the Netherlands, so he developed company away days at the beach to extend the season.
Rich welcomes Adam Michaelson, who currently leads Strategic Partnerships at Virtway. Adam has been leading high growth tech companies in the education and training sectors for the past 7 years. With prior experience in law, education, teaching, and event production, Adam is powering Virtway’s leadership in the virtual events and training sector.
Jayne Hannah emigrated from England in 2002 and joined TeamBonding as an event manager. Since, she has enjoyed learning every aspect of the corporate team building industry, including facilitating, program development, and her favorite “planning everything!”
Listen to David as he joins the show to share stories and insights from his deep involvement in the evolution of the Team Building Industry in South East Asia over the last 25 years. David Powell is the Managing Director of Asia Ability Creative Team Building based in Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. He has successfully designed and conducted numerous training workshops including leadership skills, leadership development, team leading, team development, conflict management, and many others.
From Dubai to Mexico, Cecilia Lopez joins the show to speak to Rich about her love of creative team building. After 4 years of experience organizing corporate events in the Middle East, Cecilia together with her husband Gabriel Quijano became co-owner of Catalyst Mexico. In her current team building position of Creativity Director, she encourages creativity, passion, and team spirit.
Listen to Rich speak with Rupert as he shares his exciting stories including the record attempted (and set) for the largest ensemble of body percussionists in the world. His team shattered the record by having almost 160% more people than the previous record perform body percussion for a continuous six minutes!
TeamBonding’s Facilitator Training Manager Stuart Downie joins this podcast and shares with Rich his favorite team building games and techniques. Stuart is a British Adventurer and accomplished Director who is just as happy presenting team building and leadership programs as he is leading a mountain expedition in the Highlands of Scotland or skippering a sailboat across the North Sea.
In this podcast, Fabio Tognetti from Italy speaks to Rich about his training courses, and how he entered the great world of team building. Fabio is an Emotional Trainer, Speaker, and Founder and Mentor of UNREAL with 20+ years of experience delivering corporate events across the world in Italian and English to set their employees up for success.
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