Want to get your group fired up for a training session or sales meeting? Do what Chicago-based professional services firm BDO Seidman LLP did and add a little heat — to the food, that is. Last December, a group of 150 BDO employees kicked off their management training meeting at The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center in The Woodlands, Texas, with a competitive chili cookoff.
The group broke into teams of 10 and began to “shop” for ingredients to use in their original recipes. “W