team engagement

innovative, hands-on leadership development and teambuilding workshops

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You've just found that "something totally different" you've been looking for.

team engagement

innovative, hands-on leadership development and teambuilding workshops

front view - corporate vision rug
back view - corporate vision rug

You've just found that "something totally different" you've been looking for.

connection, purpose and empowerment

tangible results

Bringing people together to create something lasting and meaningful, while building new skill sets.

raise engagement

relieve anxiety

define a common vision

foster innovation

Meryl Cook
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Meryl's session for our employees on journaling and sketching was so much more than that. It challenged us to break out of our restrictive thinking habits and gave us practical tools for pushing further, all while sharing her beautiful artwork and deeply personal examples from her own life. Both a treat and a soul-opening experience.
- Janice MacInnis, Manager, Organizational Health, Dalhousie University

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In our workshop with Meryl Cook, we learned hooking as a way of unleashing our creative expression, we articulated our team identity and vision, and we built team cohesion through creating an inspirational rug that celebrates our group identity and aspirations. I feel so proud of my team, how they leaned into the exercises and got the most out of this unique experience with Meryl. We are all so proud of the artful products of our work and love to share the meaning of our piece with others. This workshop was just what we needed to celebrate our wonderful team, to get to know each other in a more intimate way, build trust and pride among us, and see how we all care deeply about improving our department and the protection of the environment and human health through the programs we lead. I see the impact of this workshop day to day in the affection, respect and collaboration our team shows each other – it was truly energizing!
- Elizabeth C. Kennedy, Director of Industrial Management, Water & Wastewater, Nova Scotia Environment

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Our team recently worked with Meryl in the development and delivery of what turned out to be a truly unique teambuilding event that will have a lasting impact. In our search for an interesting session, we were looking for someone that would challenge our team to think outside of the box, bring us more together, and at the same time speak to our engineering and scientific minds. Our planning team was initially hesitant as we were uncertain how our engineers and scientists would respond to the hands-on and creative approach proposed for us. During the workshop, I observed how engaged everyone became and how well Meryl brought out the creativity in all of us who attended. Finally, Meryl married that creativity with teambuilding through the development of a team design that we are now building as a follow-up activity. In engineering terms, it is a design-build project that utilized our collective creativity. Brilliant. Team members have provided glowing comments since our workshop and I think we most certainly accomplished our goal of bringing the team closer together. And we will have a lasting product from our team building project to remind us. Meryl was easy to work with, flexible and I highly recommend her as a superb teambuilding consultant to work with in any setting or workplace.
- Paul Currie, Manager, Water and Industrial Facilities Unit, Nova Scotia Environment

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Do you want to help your team reconnect with each other and with your organization?

Are you looking for a teambuilding process that is out of the ordinary and has a lasting impact? I work with your team to design and create a vision and to meet your teambuilding objectives.

Recent corporate clients include: Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia Department of Environment Water Group, Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services, Armbrae Academy Youth Mental Health Conference.

You may be wondering why a former homeopath and artist is working in team engagement? Before homeopathy, I worked in the corporate sector and have an M.Sc. in Applied Clinical and Industrial Psychology. Drawn back to the corporate world, I've developed a way to introduce my art into the boardroom.

I do my best work with other creative problem solvers and design thinkers such as engineers, architects, artists and scientists. I'd be pleased to design a program that meets your needs.

Let's book a discovery call to see if we are a good fit.