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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

Corporate entertainment emcee NYC
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

NYC team building for low morale
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?

NYC team building outings
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

Corporate morale boosting NYC
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|

Trust Exercise vs. Team Building Activity – Is There a Difference?

NYC team building trust exercises
I have two young children, ages 1½ and 3, which means I get to watch the Disney movie Frozen more often than I’d like (far, FAR more often). By this point I can pretty much recite the entire film verbatim, but while watching for the umpteenth time recently I noticed […]

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

Recap: Christian Finnegan Has PageGroup’s Team in Stitches Hosting Trivia Event

NYC trivia host Christian Finnegan
Yesterday, in the midst of a crippling snowstorm, TrivWorks had the pleasure of producing a corporate trivia event in NYC hosted by comedian Christian Finnegan, whom we announced as a “Special Host” last year. The client, Michael Page (PageGroup), had sent a group of top performers from around the country/globe […]

By |March 6th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Case Study: How Brands Are Successfully Taking Advantage of #WorldPeacein5Words

#WorldPeaceIn5Words
At 10am EST today, TrivWorks kicked off our weekly hashtag game with Twitter friends @TheHashtagGame. It’s just a fun little something we do to keep our online audience entertained, and started innocently enough:
It’s our weekly game w/ @TheHashtagGame! Big speech in Washington, DC today so let’s play #WorldPeaceIn5Words! We’ll RT the best…GO!

— TrivWorks (@TrivWorks) […]

By |March 3rd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Is Price the Determining Factor When Selecting Corporate Entertainment?

Corporate entertainment activities NYC
I received the below Email inquiry last week from an S&P 500 company, one of the world’s most prestigious cosmetics brands – I’ve modified slightly, to respect the privacy of both the brand/author, as well as the event itself. Take a look at it, and let me know what you think:

Hi,

I’m […]

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

My Event Budget is Very Low – How Can I Entertain My Group?

Office entertainment activity ideas NYC
So you’ve decided to do something special for your office – or your boss has, and you’ve been unceremoniously given the task of planning an event for your colleagues. However, there is a problem: you’ve got very little money with which to do it. What now?

The Big Apple is an […]

By |February 26th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Recap and Scores/Standings: Pat Kiernan’s Red Carpet Trivia Night at The Bell House

Pat Kiernan trivia nights red carpet
(**UPDATE: Event photos now available!)

What an event!

Last night, hundreds of avid pop culture enthusiasts packed The Bell House in Gowanus, Brooklyn to take part in Pat Kiernan’s 2nd Annual Red Carpet Trivia. With paparazzi flashbulbs popping, attendees entered the space to find a real red carpet waiting for them […]

By |February 25th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Announced! Prizes for Pat Kiernan’s 2/24 Red Carpet Trivia Night at The Bell House

Pat Kiernan red carpet trivia prizes
On Tuesday, February 24th we return to The Bell House in Brooklyn to once again produce the largest trivia night in NYC, and Pat Kiernan’s 2nd Annual Red Carpet Trivia Night is sure to be another raucous, high-energy evening! An awards-themed event like this needs great theme-appropriate prizes – […]

By |February 13th, 2015|Blog, News|0 Comments|

Announced! “Science Friday” Trivia Night – 5/13 at The Bell House

Science Friday trivia night Brooklyn
In a very special event, TrivWorks is honored & thrilled to produce Science Friday’s first-ever trivia night!

Award-winning science journalist and SciFri host Ira Flatow invites you to The Bell House in Brooklyn, where he shall emcee a raucous, high-energy team trivia contest about all things science: nature, biology, chemistry, technology, […]

By |February 12th, 2015|Blog, News|0 Comments|

What Makes TrivWorks Different from Other Trivia Companies?

NYC trivia companies
I’ve avoided writing posts like this, since I prefer to use this blog for publishing useful tips on New York City employee team building activities, corporate event entertainment in NYC and public trivia event announcements/updates. However, as trivia continues to grow in popularity and specialized trivia companies spring up to service the […]

By |February 11th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|