🤖 Future Tech Escape Room SF https://www.tryreason.com #1 Hi-Tech Team Building Tue, 21 May 2019 03:29:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 https://www.tryreason.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/reason-logo-white-bg-256x256-150x150.jpg 🤖 Future Tech Escape Room SF https://www.tryreason.com 32 32 How to Leverage Unique Personalities in an Escape Room: The Quiet Ones https://www.tryreason.com/blog/how-to-leverage-unique-personalities-in-an-escape-room-the-quiet-ones/ Tue, 21 May 2019 03:29:10 +0000 https://www.tryreason.com/?p=3697 Read more]]> In the final blog of this three-part series, we’ll be looking at the people in your group that seem a little reluctant. They might seem like outsiders and don’t mingle too much with the team but in reality, they are valuable resources for the team waiting to be unleashed. Ignore them and you’re robbing your team of all the things they have to offer. Work with them and you’ll enrich your group with...

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Explore Your Leadership Style in an Escape Room https://www.tryreason.com/blog/explore-your-leadership-style-in-an-escape-room/ Mon, 13 May 2019 05:53:03 +0000 https://www.tryreason.com/?p=3681 Read more]]> In escape rooms, our natural leadership styles arise as the clock winds down, and we try our best to rally our teammates towards success. Psychologist Kurt Lewin conducted research on leadership in 1939 so insightful that it still remains relevant to this day. The three styles he described as the following. Do you know what kind of leader you are? Let’s find out!

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Tap into your Flow State for Peak Performance https://www.tryreason.com/blog/tap-into-your-flow-state-for-peak-performance/ Mon, 06 May 2019 02:07:30 +0000 https://www.tryreason.com/?p=3653 Read more]]> Ask anyone who’s played an escape room about their perception of time and you’ll often hear that IT FLEW BY. People often forget about their basic human needs like eating, drinking, even using the restroom for upwards of 2 hours. It’s a whirlwind of an experience! What’s going on mentally that makes us so hyper-focused and driven? Turns out that players usually tap into a mental state called FLOW...

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Why Teamwork is Important for Children https://www.tryreason.com/blog/why-teamwork-is-important-for-children/ Mon, 29 Apr 2019 06:42:31 +0000 https://www.tryreason.com/?p=3641 Read more]]> Our entire existence as humans is built upon our ability to communicate and collaborate. For hundreds of thousands of years, human beings have been driven by this need for purpose and belonging. It has brought us to our greatest heights by confiding in the most familiar of spaces, each other. But before growing up and conquering the world, it all starts at the beginning.

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5 Best Escape Rooms in San Francisco https://www.tryreason.com/blog/5-best-escape-rooms-in-san-francisco/ Sat, 20 Apr 2019 00:10:04 +0000 https://www.tryreason.com/?p=3588 Read more]]> Hello escape room lovers (don’t worry, if this doesn’t apply to you now it will soon enough). Have I gotten a treat for you. Yep, this is the list you’ve been waiting for: a list of the absolute best escape rooms in San Francisco! Go ahead and round up your friends, coworkers, family, neighbors (maybe even your landlord, sway them into rent control?) and check out these amazing...

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Leverage Unique Personalities in an Escape Room: The Downers https://www.tryreason.com/blog/leverage-unique-personalities-in-an-escape-room-the-downers/ Wed, 10 Apr 2019 21:54:35 +0000 https://www.tryreason.com/?p=3562 Read more]]> Part 2

In our second installation, we will be discussing those team members who work against the group. You can read the first part here. Downers usually come in two forms where their involvement either bring down a group’s progress or the morale of the whole team. Keep in mind, players oftentimes are unaware of their their own behaviors so in this post we will share some ideas to help them become...

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Escape Room Fundamentals https://www.tryreason.com/blog/escape-room-fundamentals/ Thu, 04 Apr 2019 03:15:57 +0000 https://www.tryreason.com/?p=3537 Read more]]> The Twit.tv team recently made a visit to Reason, the world’s first future tech escape room located in San Francisco. It was a great honor to meet Leo Laporte and his team, who have been on the forefront of technology innovation and a thought leader in Silicon Valley since 2005! Super OG’s! It was even more humbling to be to be featured on the #1 ranked technology podcast...

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Top 13 Corporate Event Venues in San Francisco https://www.tryreason.com/blog/top-13-corporate-event-venues-in-san-francisco/ Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:33:54 +0000 https://www.tryreason.com/?p=3518 Read more]]> San Francisco has a higher population of companies than children [citation needed] so it makes sense that there is a virtually endless supply of team building activities in the bay area meant to engage and challenge you and your coworkers. We have for you a handy dandy list of 10 of our favorites, aimed at groups of 50-150. The following are presented roughly in the order of large to small...

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Leverage Unique Personalities in an Escape Room: The Distractors https://www.tryreason.com/blog/leverage-unique-personalities-in-an-escape-room-the-distractors/ Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:41:38 +0000 https://www.tryreason.com/?p=3507 Read more]]> No team is perfect and there will always be some outliers that make things a little harder than they need be. It’s in these times you need to remember that they are your teammates. And rather than shun, it’s best to sympathize and help them work around your team’s setbacks. What might seem as a flaw at first can actually be your team’s greatest advantage! The distractors, the downers...

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Escape Room Retrospective: Uncover Team Strengths and Weaknesses https://www.tryreason.com/blog/escape-room-retrospective/ Fri, 01 Mar 2019 04:25:39 +0000 https://www.tryreason.com/?p=3478 Read more]]> “We just finished an escape room, now what?” Sure, you now know how to read morse code and have a cool printed relic to keep on your desk, but what else can you and your team take home from an escape room experience? How can you measure the team building that took place? How can you use your team’s success–or failure–to positively impact your real life goals and deadlines back in the...

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