Harvard Business Review states, “Teams should make authenticity a core value from the start.” When employees introduce their authentic selves, “Both they and their employer perform better.”
Award-winning poet and song writer IN-Q joins you live. For the first ten (10) minutes, IN-Q performs a piece of work live — and your team becomes accustomed to ‘spoken word art’ or ‘slam poetry’ as a medium for story-telling. Then, IN-Q will share a prompt and your team will practice their own story-telling.
A February 2021 Wall Street Journal front-page article praised this Teamraderie experience for emblematic of how modern managers are adapting their style for a new era of work. The WSJ story quotes a Dell Technologies executive who used the experience to create “a deeper sense of trust between colleagues.” This experience will help your team form deep connections and trust – fast.
IN-Q is an award-winning poet, multi-platinum songwriter, and the best-selling author of Inquire Within.
His achievements include being named to Oprah’s SuperSoul 100 list of the world’s most influential thought leaders, being the first spoken word artist to perform with Cirque du Soleil, and being featured on A&E, ESPN, and HBO’s Def Poetry Jam.
IN-Q has inspired audiences around the world through his performances. Many of his recent poetry videos have gone viral with over 70 million views combined.
As a songwriter, IN-Q’s hit single “Love You Like a Love Song” by Selena Gomez went multi-platinum, winning him a BMI award. He has written with artists including Aloe Blacc, Miley Cyrus, ZHU, and Mike Posner.
Bernard • October 2021
CIO of 1,000+ Person Organization
“…far-and-away the coolest things we’ve ever done at work. we laughed with each other and the poems that everyone wrote made me feel close to people in a way we hadn’t ever felt before — even after working together for years…”
Laura • November 2021
Individual Contributor in 10 Person Team
“…I was new to the team, but after hearing everyone’s poems I felt so much closer to these people — even closer than I had to a team I’d worked with for 3+ years at my last job.”
David • October 2021
CMO with 10 direct reports
“…We were all blown-away. This made us all a lot closer — even a couple of us where there was tension, this eased it up. I cannot recommend it highly enough.”
John • October 2021
VP with 10 direct reports
“I learned about my team in ways that I don’t think I could have typically done over a dinner [or extended business trips].”