The Team Building Blog
Here at Firewalking International we want your Team Building Event to be easy, constructive, positive and fun. Organising a Corporate Firewalk or Team Building Day can be made a lot easier by reading these posts.
The Team Building Blog is crammed with useful knowledge, hints and ideas to make it easy for you, your colleagues and your Team Event. We answer a lot of the common questions and misconceptions organisers have. And we share a lot of stories from previous events as a source of inspiration for you and your Team.
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Why it’s important to get outside the comfort zone There is a series of images that are often shared on social media sites showing you that “magic happens outside the comfort zone”. It’s very inspiring and very true. However, it doesn’t really tell us why we should...read more
Challenge by Choice Challenge by Choice is one of the guiding principals here at Firewalking International. It is a concept that is mentioned at almost all the training courses, events, and retreats that we offer. In this post we are going to unpack what we mean by...read more
Winter is coming... Winter is coming. Not too soon hopefully, but it is on it’s way and we are excited for it! “Why?” we hear you ask. Well, winter is a wonderful time of year for Firewalking. There is a constant buzz of Charity Firewalks, Corporate Firewalks, and...read more
Firewalking is for Stupid People One of our videos was recently shared on the very popular Facebook page, IrishCentral.com. Of all the comments, one stood out the most, and it basically stated that “Firewalking is for stupid people”. Now before I get into this, this...read more
5 ways to deal with the Fear of Firewalking We often hear from people that really want to Firewalk but there is a problem. As much as they love the idea of Firewalking, they are afraid to try it. Their fear of Firewalking is getting in the way of something they would...read more
Emotional Courage and Firewalking Standing in front of a Firewalk is a guaranteed way to test, and strengthen, your Emotional Courage. But what is Emotional Courage? Put simply, Emotional Courage is the willingness to feel. A willingness to feel the good, the bad, and...read more
What does it feel like to Glass Walk? Before they walk on broken glass, most people will have some idea in their head about what it will feel like. Some expect Glass Walking to feel like walking on razors while others think it will feel sore and are unable to...read more
How do you Hit the Wall? We recently provided a Firewalk for 120 Open Water Swimmers that will be taking on the North Channel (35km of swimming non-stop). This was our second year providing a Firewalk for the Infinity Channel Swimming training weekend, aptly named,...read more
What are Empowerment Activities? So, Firewalking is Firewalking and Glass Walking is Glass Walking. But what on earth are High Impact Empowerment Activities? Have you heard of Empowerment Activities and wondered what they are? Or what about Breakthrough Activities? In...read more
How to prepare colleagues for a Corporate FirewalkWe are often asked “How should I prepare my colleagues for a Corporate Firewalk?” Or it might be more along the lines of, “So how do I tell everyone what I’ve signed them up for?” Or even more common is, “Everyone in...read more
Will my venue get damaged if we host a Firewalk? So, you’ve decided to go ahead with your Charity Firewalk or Corporate Firewalk and you have a venue in mind. Your next step will be to approach the venue and ask them if they will host your Firewalk. It is good to know...read more
Can I get cut Glass Walking? People always ask, "Can I get cut Glass Walking?". As you might imagine, it's a common concern for people, and justifiably so. For some, the thought might not enter their head and for others it will be their first thought. Then...read more