Blowing Things Up with Gas


We're not sure you can create a better morning than one involving sausage biscuits, the launch of a new brand, 300 utility workers and 1,200 uninflated balloons. Except for the part when the 300 workers start to inflate the 1,200 balloons. That part is pretty amazing.

We were recently invited by our friends at The Hodges Partnership to facilitate a team building activity for Richmond's Department of Public Utilities. DPU was launching a new brand -- RVA Gas Works -- and wanted all of its employees to better understand how collaboration, communication, accountability, customer service and quality work made a difference to City of Richmond residents. It was a fast-paced morning, and we were only part of the entertainment -- the DPU Singers performed, and there was a fashion show with DPU employees showing off the new brand identity