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In 2019 we will begin work to create a 5 acre forest garden near to Stratford upon Avon. The special place will be open to all and used for teaching, well-being and outdoor events. We are working with Forest of Hearts, a small environmental charity based near Stratford upon Avon. You can get involved and help to create a lasting green legacy in the heart of England.
Are you looking for new types of team building activities? Then have a look at our innovative new events in Stratford upon Avon that deliver real benefits to the planet.
We are working with the Forest of Hearts to deliver bespoke team events which benefit your team and the environment. If you are looking for an event this summer you will enjoy our Bees Needs Charity Challenge.
Hop on down to The Frog at Bidford upon Avon for some serious messing about on the river on Monday 14th September from 4.30pm – 6.30pm (drop in anytime). Have a go at our new team building activity, Bell Boating. Proof, if it were needed, that we are all in the same boat. Free networking – lots of laughs and nice cake. What more do you want? We even supply flotation aids. Book now. Call Carole for more info 07774 424404.
A fantastic £1500 is raised for Heart Research UK as Longden’s new team building company, EventCow delivers “Aldo’s Alternative Village Fete” at the National Motorcycle Museum. Here are some of the highlights:
Discover why the CSR Showcase 2015 is all “heart”. On February 10th you can network with like minded professionals who believe in doing well and doing good. Hear from a fabulous line-up of speakers from National Grid, KPMG, adi Group, Caterpillar, The New Optimists and NFU Mutual to find out what they are doing to improve their business through focused Corporate Social Responsibility. By attending the event you will also have a tree planted for you in The Forest of Hearts and help to raise money for Heart Research UK, as £10 will be donated for each ticket sold.
There’s also a great exhibition to visit where you can make lots of useful contacts to help sustain your commitment to CSR in a way that delivers real return on investment. So book your place now and catch the earlybird price before it closes.
Thanks to funding from The Tudor Trust, the Forest of Hearts are working in partnership with Relate Coventry and Warwickshire and Age UK to create a new agroforestry project in Stratford upon Avon. Men aged 65 and over are invited to join for free – and anyone else who would like to join are also welcome. So, get out and do something active and useful on this exciting new project.
Well done to Yorkshire where the Tour de France will begin today thanks to the aggregation of marginal gains. Gary Verity, the visionary behind the winning bid for Yorkshire to host this event describes how the concept of the aggregation of marginal gains helped them to secure success.
Dave Brailsford, the coach behind the success of the British Cycling team initially coined the phrase ‘performance by the aggregation of marginal gains,’. He says “It means taking the 1% from everything you do; finding a 1% margin for improvement in everything you do. That’s what we try to do from the mechanics upwards.
“If a mechanic sticks a tyre on, and someone comes along and says it could be done better, it’s not an insult – it’s because we are always striving for improvement, for those 1% gains, in absolutely every single thing we do.”
Seems like a simple and effective way of thinking for any leader.
See http://www.teamsky.com/article/0,27290,17547_5792058,00.html for more information.