It’s Time To Do the Work

It’s Time To Do the Work

Deseri Garcia, Founder of Vida Aventura, shared this message with clients and business partners on June 2, 2020  in response to recent global protests, racial injustice, and the Black Lives Matter movement.   Like many of you, my heart is breaking from the...

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5 Coping Tips For 2020: Coronavirus, Protests and Uncertainty

5 Coping Tips For 2020: Coronavirus, Protests and Uncertainty

Hardly a day goes by without a client or friend calling me to talk about the unusually high level of stress and anxiety they’re experiencing right now. It’s not a coincidence. Researchers and mental health professionals are sounding alarms because stress and anxiety...

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The Significance of Developing Strong Company Culture

The Significance of Developing Strong Company Culture

The term “company culture” gets thrown around a lot in the business world, and it’s not uncommon to not fully grasp what it actually is, and how it fits into the workplace. Basically, company culture defines an organization’s values; it’s the personality of the...

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21 Quarantine Quotes to Help Get You Through The Day

21 Quarantine Quotes to Help Get You Through The Day

I’ve always been a quote lover and sharer. There’s something wonderful about a powerful sentence or paragraph that succinctly describes a feeling, experience, or thought.  Over the past few months, I have found them even more helpful in my shelter-at-home routine....

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5 Leadership Tips for Managing Work From Home Burnout

5 Leadership Tips for Managing Work From Home Burnout

When was the last time you heard about a Fortune 500 leader telling all employees - almost 119,000 of them - to take the day off? For me, the answer is ... well, never. But that’s exactly what happened last week when Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced a company-wide...

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Mental Fatigue and Boxing with Ghosts

Mental Fatigue and Boxing with Ghosts

If you’ve ever worked with me, read my blogs, or heard me speak, you know that, under normal circumstances, I’m a big fan of setting goals and finding ways to increase productivity. But right now, things are not normal. COVID-19 and quarantine are presenting new and...

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Coaching as a Career

Coaching as a Career

"I got this, Coach!" is music to a coach’s ears. Whether you are coaching a pro sports team, a Little League team, a corporate executive or an individual, that saying never gets old. Have you dreamed of building a career in coaching? Recently I was asked to...

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Virtual Team Leadership Tips: Remote Working Q&A

Virtual Team Leadership Tips: Remote Working Q&A

It doesn’t matter how sophisticated your virtual team software is, or how creative your video conferences are, there’s something that will always be missing when business is conducted remotely, and that’s face-to-face communication. Yes, it’s a big deal. According to...

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4 Ways To Use Personalization In The Workplace

4 Ways To Use Personalization In The Workplace

Business leaders everywhere know how valuable personalization can be to their customers. Your clients expect you to create meaningful moments for them when they’re purchasing products and services from you, based on their interests and needs. The more relevant you...

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Disengagement Derailing Your Team Dynamic?

Disengagement Derailing Your Team Dynamic?

Many leaders struggle with disengagement, dysfunction and destructive behaviors with their teams. If you've ever managed someone who always "seems to be working" but doesn’t have much to show for it. Or if you have team members who are unable to accept authority,...

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4 Great Resources on Building a Winning Team

4 Great Resources on Building a Winning Team

I think most would agree that a Super Bowl is a pretty epic event. But even if you are not a football fan, there are many valuable leadership and team building lessons to be learned from Super Bowl teams and coaches. Whether it’s about your business or personal life,...

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Effective Crisis Leadership in Difficult Times

Effective Crisis Leadership in Difficult Times

“Anyone can lead when the plan is working. The best lead when the plan falls apart.” - Robin S. Sharma Just a month ago, no one anticipated just how much social distancing, state-wide shut-downs, and toilet paper shortages would be a part of our everyday...

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Top Podcasts For Successful Business Leadership

Top Podcasts For Successful Business Leadership

Why is experience-based team building so effective? And do you know the difference between your role, versus your identity? Find out the answer to these questions and so many more with these illuminating podcasts, perfect for leaders, managers, executives, and...

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Leap Day 2020: Are You Aligned?

Leap Day 2020: Are You Aligned?

Having an extra day this week - Leap Day, February 29 - is a special gift of 24 extra hours of your life. As you probably already know, Leap years happen every four years, when an extra day in our calendar is added to ensure that we stay aligned with the astronomical...

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It’s All About Relationships

It’s All About Relationships

Ready… set… go! And the team building begins. As a manager, you ask yourself “Who needs to add this kind of activity into an already busy schedule???” Here is why; whether it is an operations team or a sales team, it is ALL about relationships. Developing...

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Valentine’s Day at Work? All. Year. Long.

Valentine’s Day at Work? All. Year. Long.

Whether you call it Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day or I-Don’t-Give-A-Flying-Flip Day, the thought behind the holiday is all about expressing your love and adoration to those you care about. Acknowledging and expressing gratitude at work is just as important. Of...

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8 Tips for Fighting the Winter Blues 2020

8 Tips for Fighting the Winter Blues 2020

Is anybody out there feeling it? You know, the dreaded winter blues - when cabin fever sets in, along with those annoying urges to eat carbs, sleep late, or hibernate for weeks on end. And that’s not even mentioning lethargy and a general lack of motivation. It’s no...

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