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TEAMBUILDING: What's at stake?

82% of American workers report being unengaged in their work

86% of employees say that poor collaboration and a lack of communication are the main causes of workplace failures
20% of the time spent at work is being used for personal phone scrolling

30% of American workers are sabotaging the goals of the company

Is your organization experiencing:

  • Communication Breakdowns?

  • Interdepartmental Challenges?

  • Reorganization?

We have a proven process that brings integrity, engagement and innovation to replace communication blocks.


George Washington University's Center for Excellence in Public Leadership

Goals of Unity Through Creativity's Team Building Workshops:

  • To provide a creative common endeavor that demonstrates a new level of collaboration

  • To increase scientific understanding of the Creative Process

  • To increase understanding of the neurobiology of communication

  • To increase self-confidence in the realm of creativity

  • To increase innovative abilities

  • To increase creative collaboration and teamwork

  • To increase a Growth Mind-Set


  • Participants will demonstrate an understanding that the Logical Mind, combined with the Intuitive Mind, produces Innovative Results needed for a competitive edge in today’s world

  • Participants will create a collaborative work of art that expresses their values, their creativity and their collaborative skills

  • Participants will have increased neuro-integration of right and left brain for innovation

"It was an awesome workshop.  Thank you for all you do. This process is very powerful."

Jennifer Telfare, General Manager, Department of Justice

“This was an extremely useful and exciting workshop. It was impressive to see our group collaborate so quickly. I am taking Unity Through Creativity’s program to our colleagues in Japan so they can have this transformative experience. It fostered collaboration and communication, which we needed. Additionally, there were challenges that took me and my colleagues out of our comfort zones. It was vital practice for the reality of our business and left us as a more united team.”

Jeremy Tole, VP, Azbil Corporation, Santa Clara, CA

The neurobiology of art as transformation is a multidimensional field that explores the ways in which

engagement with art can have positive effects on the brain and overall functionality.

Several aspects of neurobiology contribute to the transformative power of art:

1. Enhanced Connectivity:

  • Neural Connectivity: Artistic activities can enhance neuralconnectivity, promoting communication between different regions of the brain. This increased connectivity contributes to improved cognitive function, creativity, and problem-solving skills.

2. Flow:

  • Default Mode Network (DMN): Engaging in creative activities can lead to a state of flow, characterized by intense focus and concentration. This state is associated with a heightened awareness of connections, openness, creativity and the reduction of self-referential thinking. For more information click here.


3. Neuroplasticity:

  • Structural Changes: Regular engagement with art may contribute to neuroplasticity, the brain’s ability to reorganize itself by forming new neural connections. This can have long-term effects on cognitive function, learning, and adaptability.

4. Reward Pathways:

  • Dopaminergic System: The creation and appreciation of art can activate the brain’s reward pathways, releasing neurotransmitters like dopamine. This activation of the reward system is associated with feelings of pleasure and can support motivation and achievement of outcomes.

5. Transformation Applications:

  • Community Art: The field of community art is built on the understanding of the neurobiological effects of art. These interventions are designed to harness the potential of art making to address communications challenges that individuals and communities face through creating a shared visions of success.

6.  Expression and Communication:

  • Mirror Neurons: Creating or experiencing art involves the activation of mirror neurons, which play a role inempathy and understanding the emotions of others. This aspect of art can enhance social connection and communication - essential for teambuilding.


7. Stress Reduction:

  • Cortisol Levels: Engaging with art has been shown to reduce cortisol levels, a hormone associated with stress. This may be linked to the calming effects of art on the nervous system, promoting relaxation and stress relief.

8. Emotional Self-Control:

  • Limbic System: Art can influence the limbic system, which is involved in emotions and memory. Creating or experiencing art can calm the amygdala, the center of fight or flight, allowing for more peaceful communication and productivity.

Incorporating art….



and innovation

Art has a positive impact on the brain, the heart and mental health.

Incorporating art offers a creative space to face the unknown, take risks and generate new ideas.

Clients and Partners

  • Azbil Corporation

  • Oracle

  • NASA

  • FEMA

  • US Department of Interior

  • US Botanical Gardens

  • Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, PA

  • Boys & Girls Club, El Paso

  • Sonoma State University

  • Keystone Heritage Park

  • UTEP

  • GWU


Unity Through Creativity builds:

• Community
• Trust
• Collaboration
• Conflict Resolution

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  • What is the Singing Tree Mural Project?
    The Singing Tree™ Mural Project is an invitation to everyone on the planet to transcend disconnection and loneliness by having fun creating together. It was inspired by Meredith Miller, an 8 year old school girl who asked “What if the whole world made a painting together?” When founder Laurie Marshall heard Meredith's idea, the vision of all of humanity working together resonated with a deep longing for peace in the world. She designed the Singing Tree™ mural structure - works of art created by many people working together inspired by the mutualism of trees and forests. Each Singing Tree™ is a collaged painting that envisions a positive future to a community challenge, helping to heal heartbreak and spark innovative action. Many of the murals are youth-led with multigenerational participation. It is a shovel-ready team building program,
  • Who is the Singing Tree Mural Project for?
    The Singing Tree Mural Project is for businesses, organizations, associations, conferences, K-12 schools, higher education, governments, hospitals and divided communities. It is for youth, adults and elders.
  • How will this project benefit our organization?
    • Creating a collaborative mural that expresses your shared values, creativity, and vision increase cultural cohesion, engagement and trust • Efficiency and productivity are increased through training in communication, creativity and collaboration • The completed mural provides unique symbols and stories for use in marketing
  • How will this project benefit our community?
    The Singing Tree Mural Project: Strengthens intergenerational community bonds Creates a concrete, physical beacon that demonstrates that Collaboration is Possible, Powerful and Beautiful Helps heal conflict and division Sparks innovative actions
  • Who will lead the project for our team?
    A Certified Singing Tree Mural Facilitator. Please see our Team -
  • Is this project on-site or remote?
    The project can be on-site, remote and hybrid.
  • How can our remote team members participate?
    Remote members participate in training in communication skills, restorative practices, collaborative designing, creating art, and connecting to the international Singing Tree Mural Project Community.
  • How do we get started?
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