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Myles Nye is co-founder of Wise Guys Events, the premier source for real life games in Southern California and beyond. The Wise Guys create real-life games for corporate team building events, mix-and-mingle networking events, social events, or any place where people want to play games together in real life. Myles and Greg also design challenges for Survivor and other reality and TV game shows. Myles lives in Los Angeles with his wife and son.


What are the benefits of team building?

Trust falls have fallen from favor, and skits are about as welcome at professional events as pink slips. In place of these old-fashioned offerings, sophisticated team building activities are as plentiful and variegated as toppings at Pinkberry. But what are you actually getting when you add a team building component to your event? (The answer is not “gummy bears.”)

Team building may take the guise of, for instance, a cell phone scavenger hunt, a game show, or an outdoor challenge course. But those descriptions don’t really convey the value. The benefit of team building – and we’re talking about something more focused and goal-oriented than simply a luncheon with bowling or an outing to a ball game – is a hands-on, engaging, interactive experience that is nothing short of transformative.

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