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But This Ain’t Theater Camp…

  I love camp. I love the campfire, I love the dance, I love arts and crafts, but most of all… I LOVE THE DRAMA! Now here me out… I’m a little bit of a reality TV junkie, and when … Continue reading

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Shark Bite Meetings for Increased Productivity

I’ve said it many times before and I’ll say it again, I’m just not a fan of meetings.  Some are necessary and arguably productive.  However, so many are not that my gut reaction when I hear someone wants to “meet” … Continue reading

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Tuckman’s Model Revisited: NOW With Cool Activities!

It’s baaaaaaaaack! Just when you thought we were finished talking about forming-storming-norming-performing-and adjourning here we are again! Why? Because teams are important! …And also because I found this cool resource that shares specific activities to use depending upon which stage … Continue reading

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Planning for a Successful Camping Season

Humidity abounds and the first sweet scents of DEET are in the air– it can mean only one thing, CAMPING SEASON IS UPON US! For those of you who are busily fine tuning your Day Camps this summer, check out … Continue reading

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Stage 5: Adjourning

Not all teams are designed to last forever.  Recognizing this, in 1977 the “Adjourning” stage was added to Tuckman’s model of group development. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Many teams will reach this stage. Perhaps the organization has changed such that … Continue reading

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Team Development Stage 2: Storming

Ahhh…conflict.  It’s unavoidable in working with teams, and Stage 2 of Tuckman’s Model of Group Development- Storming- is often characterized by this conflict. STAGE 2: STORMING WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: The purpose for the team is becoming more clear, but … Continue reading

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The Blog Post About District IV’s Desserts (Not really…)

Yesterday, I was so hungry. It really wasn’t my fault.  You see- District IV is currently in the midst of planning their District 4-H Events and I’m copied on all the emails.  It started innocently with Suwannee County offering a … Continue reading

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