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Alcohol and It’s Unwanted Side Effects at Corporate Entertainment Events

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In my first job out of college, my boss hated me – admittedly, I was a bad hire and shouldn’t have been there in the first place. But alas, there I was.

My job was within the sales & marketing department of a midsized pharmaceutical company. Every fall, there was an annual […]

By |April 23rd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

How Brands Are Cleverly Using #RuinThePartyIn5Words

Each week at 10am EST, we host a hashtag game via our Twitter feed @TrivWorks with our friends @TheHashtagGame – it’s just a fun extension of our brand as a corporate entertainment and employee team building company in NYC, however this week’s game seems to have really taken off – as of this writing, […]

By |April 21st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Confessions of a Guy Who Has Never Smoked

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It’s 4/20 today, which as any pop culture enthusiast knows is the international day of marijuana awareness. I own a trivia company in New York City, yet I have no idea of the significance of the date, nor of its association with weed. But I do know that it’s unavoidable, […]

By |April 20th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Announced! TrivWorks Welcomes Comedian Angela Cobb as Newest Event Host

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We are thrilled to announce that comedian Angela Cobb has joined TrivWorks as a trivia host for corporate events in NYC and beyond!

One of New York’s most-talked about up-and-coming comedians, Angela Cobb’s nonchalant wit and self-deprecating charm make her a favorite among diverse comedy audiences in the Big Apple. A familiar […]

By |April 17th, 2015|Blog, News|0 Comments|

Corporate Event Pricing: Do You Love Your Staff as Much as a Subway Swipe?

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I wrote a couple of years ago of an incident whereby a prospective client turned down my services in favor of a 2-hour corporate entertainment activity in NYC for 100 people, which cost $250 total. As described in that post, when you do the math that works out to a princely […]

By |April 13th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Team Building for Competitive Groups: What’s The Secret?

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I’ve been in this business a long time, and I’ve heard it all from prospective clients when they make their inquiries:

My group is really smart
My group is introverted
My group knows each other intimately well
My group doesn’t know each other at all

But here’s one that I seem to get the most, […]

By |April 9th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Corporate Event Entertainment: Do You Want Audience Engagement, or a Show?

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I’ve written about this topic ever since I started blogging 4+ years ago. As a producer of engaging corporate event entertainment in NYC specializing in live customized trivia, I know firsthand the value of creating audience-centric experiences for employees, clients and loyal brand enthusiasts to enjoy. But what does that REALLY […]

By |April 7th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Why Do You Want an Employee Team Building Activity?

Reasons for an employee team building activity
So you (or your boss) decide you want to do something for the team. That’s great!

Of course I’ll say that, you’re thinking – after all, I own a company specializing in fun team building activities in New York City. But why do YOU want to do it? It’s […]

By |April 2nd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

6 Hacks for Minimizing Your Corporate Entertainment Venue Expenses

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This one’s come up a lot lately. I’ll get an inquiry for corporate party entertainment in New York City, only there’s a catch: the budget is low, and I need to stretch it enough to pay for EVERYTHING. The venue is nearly always the single largest expense, and once that’s […]

By |March 30th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Announced! Comedian Eliot Glazer Joins TrivWorks as “Special Host”

NYC trivia host Eliot Glazer
We are delighted to announce that comedian Eliot Glazer has joined TrivWorks as our newest “Special Host!”

Instantly recognizable to New Yorkers from his viral video “Sh*t New Yorkers Say,” Eliot is a UCB-trained writer and performer who currently serves as a staff writer on Darren Star’s new TV Land series, […]

By |March 27th, 2015|Blog, News|0 Comments|

Why It’s Not Okay to Steal My Tweets

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This post has been simmering in the back of my mind for a while now, and I’ve never seen any articles addressing this topic – so I think it’s time to finally let it out.

Since 2009, my company, TrivWorks – which produces creative team building activities for adults in NYC and […]

By |March 23rd, 2015|Blog|6 Comments|

Is Workplace Rudeness on the Rise?

Rudeness in the workplace
As a small business owner, most of the people I interact with on a regular basis – loyal, new & prospective clients, strategic partners, other vendors/service providers, staff, venues, etc. – are wonderful. However, being treated rudely by some folks is an unavoidable thing, especially those whom I have no previous […]

By |March 18th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Interrupting: The Biggest Workplace Morale Killer

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I read an article last week in The New York Times, and it’s been on my mind all weekend – enough that I’m writing about it now. It’s about a lawsuit by a former employee at a venture capital firm, ostensibly about gender discrimination – more specifically, it’s about […]

By |March 16th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Does Your Team Have a Communication Issue?

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I received an Email inquiry earlier this week – the subject line was, “Time Sensitive Corporate Team Building Outing NYC.” Naturally, I wrote back immediately.

No reply.

I sent a follow-up Email a few hours later – still, no reply.

I tried calling the phone number provided. No answer, AND…

Voicemail box was full.

I finally […]

By |March 12th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Case Study: Channeling Workplace Frustration Into a Morale Boost

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I got very frustrated yesterday. About 2 weeks ago, I was stuck in jury duty from 8am-5pm – in case you haven’t enjoyed this experience before, you basically sit in a gigantic room with a few hundred other suckers, from which you can’t leave save for an hour during lunch. Fortunately […]

By |March 10th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|