Maressa McCall

December 19, 2016

Team Building Lessons From The Boom Chicka Boom Challenge

Music is this elusive thing that is to be taught and learned and practiced. Right? Well, what if we get rid of that assumption and say maybe music is for everyone. Let […]
December 9, 2016

Team Building With A Twist

Imagine this: your flight just landed and now you’re on your way to the annual team offsite – a time to let down your hair and have some fun in a new […]
September 21, 2016

Shared Values: The Secret Sauce That Binds Teams

Teamwork is a great thing. But it’s not the thing that makes teams great. Being a team comes from so much more than the idea of working together simply because you are in […]
July 30, 2016

Book Review: The Ignorant Maestro

Musical knowledge isn’t required when it comes to understanding lessons of leadership and partnership from great musicians, musical groups, and conductors. Organizations often reflect styles of music, changing and growing over time. […]
July 9, 2016

Can Creativity Be Taught?

Parents often wonder about their children’s creativity. Are children naturally creative or is something needed to bring out their creative side? Are there the haves and the have-nots, or is there another […]
July 1, 2016

How Music Helps With Team Bonding

As professionals in the teambuilding and facilitation space, we have the opportunity to run exciting, out of the box activities that bring teams closer together while allowing for meaningful ideas to arise. […]
June 18, 2016

3 Tips to Kick-start Your Writing

In today’s world the only way to stay current is to look to the future; that is, to improve, progress, and develop yourself professionally and personally. At FocusU, one of the methods […]
April 27, 2016

Do Facilitators Need to Write?

The short answer? Yes. The long answer? Well, let me spell it out for you. Writing is hard. It’s something we start learning how to do from a young age. Some excel […]
April 5, 2016

5 Inspirational TEDx Talks You Need to See

“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Sometimes this is easier said than done, but, not impossible if you have a little inspiration. The 5 TEDx talks below will make you laugh, […]
March 31, 2016

Why Perspective Matters

Take a moment and look at this image. Now tell me, what do you see? If you said a parrot, you’re right. But, take another look. Look closely. Want to change your […]