SWIFT KICK BLOG

Lessons and know-how on building a culture where everyone feels welcomed, connected and engaged.

  • Recently we talked about effective Icebreakers. But what about ineffective Icebreakers? Why is it important to know about them? You never want your group or organization to experience an ineffective icebreaker. These are the main reasons why people do not like icebreakers. Ineffective Icebreakers …......

  • July 10th, 2017 marked the day of the Swift Kick Q3 retreat!  With that date also came me, Ryan Lingle, the “noob” to Swift Kick. Upon arriving at the SKHQ address, I was immediately confused.  I got out of my Uber, looked around at all......

  • George Bernard Shaw once said, “Progress is impossible without change.” At Swift Kick, we have some big audacious goals around helping leaders better lead their teams and engage their members. After 14 years of training leaders, we knew a few things needed to change to......

  • Recently, we discussed why icebreakers are important. Now, I want to explain what makes an icebreaker effective. Some people love them, and others can’t stand them. What makes an effective icebreaker? Rules for Effective Icebreakers Effective icebreakers are important to understand. We need to know......

  • It was super sad to say goodbye to interns Dee and Sami. But not all is lost! Why? Because we are super pumped to welcome our newest intern, Ryan Lingle, to the Swift Kick team. Ryan is a rising senior at Penn State Dubois. He......

  • If you knew me, you would know that I am OBSESSED with Icebreakers. I think they are so important to use within organizations, teams, and any other type of group. This past semester I took an online class on “how to build your own online......

  • If your morning routine involves reaching for your phone, welcome to the club and STOP IT. Some of the most successful (and wealthiest) people in the world get in a full workout, read a book (or a big part of one) and meditate before they even......

  • My school recently opened a new building, and one of my clubs was lucky enough to receive an area to call our own that we previously never had. While reconfiguring the space to suit our needs for the upcoming school year, I thought of how......

  •  Dear Swift Kick Family, It brings me a mixture of great pleasure and sadness to say that I am finally moving on from the Swift Kick team. Honestly, I cannot believe that I have been on the team for a whole year!! I just couldn’t......

  • Goodbyes are always bittersweet, but I have so many great memories with Swift Kick that I won’t be sad for long. I officially joined this team in January after seeing Swift Kick for the second time at a conference. I applied  as soon as I......