TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE SUMMER
AND HOST A GREAT COMPANY PICNIC
picnic, the theme should influence your setup, team-building exercises, activities, and food and drink.
Are you tired of watching perfect summer days pass your office by from the wrong side of the window? Instead of leaving work to enjoy the weather, bring your company outside! A company picnic is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of the warm weather and foster team camaraderie through awards, team-building exercises and, of course, good food. Putting on a slam-bang company picnic is no easy feat, but if you start with these three fundamentals, you’ll be well on your way to pulling off an event the whole company will remember for years to come.
PICNIC LOCATION Large public parks can easily accommodate big groups, but if you’re in a pinch, you can also use your company campus. If you have enough in your budget, you can rent a venue nearby that works with your theme. Make sure your location has enough seating for everyone and keep track of the weather reports for that day if you’re grilling outside. PICNIC FOOD/DRINK Let’s not forget the most important part of a good company picnic — the food! First, you need to consider what type of picnic will go best with your theme. Will this picnic be a potluck, or will the food be catered? Will alcohol be allowed at the picnic? If so, will the company provide it, or will it be BYOB? When in doubt, just choose the realistic option for your budget and remember to stick with your theme. Ultimately, the purpose of your company picnic is to give your employees opportunities to bond outside the office and celebrate one another through awards and team building. Follow the above tips and your company picnic will go off without a hitch! with unlimited access to Scott and his legal team. “It was a game-changer,” Scott says. In addition, every client gets an hour a year of strategic planning with Scott and his team. “Invest in what’s important to your customers,” Scott advises. The Access plan has come in handy for countless clients, saving them thousands of dollars and giving them peace of mind. “Our client out of Miami is in the fitness world and had a fitness modeling contract come across his desk,” Scott gives as an example. “He was about to sign it when he remembered, ‘I’m an Access client; I can send this to Scott’s team.’ We reviewed it and sent it back to him, and he decided not to sign the contract. That decision saved him $20,000.” Scott’s approach focuses on protecting his clients and their business rather than fixing things. “We build something that’s going to last,” Scott sums up. You can hear more and listen to this episode in its entirety at UnstoppableCEO.net/podcast/scott-reib-your-lawyer-as-a- business-coach .
PICNIC THEME The first step to organizing a company picnic is to choose a theme your employees will be excited about. From a Hawaiian luau to a country western barbecue, the possibilities are endless. To generate more hype at the office, you can hand out fun invitations that go along with the theme, like lei necklaces or custom sunglasses. At the actual
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What happens when your attorney is also an experienced business coach? This spring, Scott weighed in on this question on “The Unstoppable CEO” podcast. Founder Steve Gordon hosted as Scott shared his extensive experience and insight on what makes a business successful and how to shatterproof it. Here’s some of what they discussed. EPISODE 122 OF ‘THE UNSTOPPABLE CEO’ PODCAST: ‘YOUR LAWYER AS A BUSINESS COACH’ A Ziglar Legacy-certified trainer with over 20 years of experience as an attorney, Scott Reib has spent the last two decades helping other owners shatterproof their business so they can go out and succeed. In his early days before becoming an attorney, Scott worked at a phone company, and “the company breached my contract,” Scott says. But he didn’t have the legal know-how or negotiation skills to argue it. “I didn’t want to end up with that type of deal again in a legal situation,” Scott says, “so I went to law school.”
Eventually, Scott opened his own law firm, and he worked with a business coach to create his Access plan, which comes
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