Archives - April 2013

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Apr

Cordelta Swims for 24 Hours to Raise Money for MS Australia

The Cordelta Crocs will once again be swimming in the annual MS Australia 24 Hour Mega Swim at the AIS Aquatic Centre in Canberra. We’ll have one swimmer in the water for 24 hours straight from noon Saturday 4 May to noon Sunday 5 May. The event raises money for MS Australia’s ‘Go for Gold’ Scholarship program. ‘Go for Gold’ scholarships are awarded to people living with Multiple Sclerosis achieve their dreams in a broad range of categories including education, travel, sport, music, the arts and employment. Last year the Cordelta team raised more than $2,100, and the event more than $131,000. We’re keen to beat our total from last …

11
Apr

Cordelta Muddies the Water of Corporate Team Building Activities

Cordelta has been featured in an article on extreme team building in the April 2013 issue of Management Today magazine. A team of 16 brave  Deltoids participated in the September 2012 Tough Mudder event in Sydney. Tough Mudder bills itself as the “premier adventure challenge series in the world.” The group was organised exclusively by employees – unlike other businesses who rely on more formal team building. Managing Director Ken Gutterson was interviewed for the article. Here’s an excerpt: “We find giving people freedom tends to unleash their potential. It’s surprising what people can do if you give them a chance, and a lot of companies don’t do that,” Gutterson …