Lessons for Leaders from the “Great Resignation”

Lessons for Leaders from the “Great Resignation”

If you don’t know who organizational psychologist Anthony Klotz is, you’ve most likely heard of his work. He coined the phrase “the Great Resignation” after having used the term at home with his wife, while predicting that a wave of resignations were ahead. Turns out,...

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15 Top Podcasts and Books for Winning Leadership

15 Top Podcasts and Books for Winning Leadership

Listening to podcasts and reading books that inspire and help me grow are among my favorite things to do. And as the winter months creep closer, I anticipate having more down time to check even more titles off the ever-expanding list I keep on my phone.  That’s why,...

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Hello, Autumn. It’s Time to Celebrate!

Hello, Autumn. It’s Time to Celebrate!

No matter the season, we all have a tendency to go from one daily task or responsibility to another, checking off our lists and plowing through each week. But autumn, in particular, presents added reasons to shift into high gear. End-of-year business goals are...

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5 Ways Wellness Retreats Will Change Your Life

5 Ways Wellness Retreats Will Change Your Life

I don’t go around describing too many things as life-changing, but having just come back from co-leading the High Vibe Tribe Retreat held at Blue Spirit Costa Rica with fellow coach Amy Woodall, I can tell you that they perfectly describe the experience. Not enough...

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15 Uplifting Leadership Development Quotes for Inspiration

15 Uplifting Leadership Development Quotes for Inspiration

Effective leadership is a make-or-break component of any successful organization, as leaders are in the position to create or reshape corporate culture, and empower teams for higher productivity and success.  As so many companies continue to adapt to hybrid work...

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Self-Awareness: A Key to Great Leadership

Self-Awareness: A Key to Great Leadership

As a team building and development coach, I regularly see clients make significant breakthroughs in a variety of areas, but obtaining a higher level of self-awareness is a significant one. In fact, If you happen to have seen my interview featured in the National Coach...

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5 Tips For Powerful Team Building & Development

5 Tips For Powerful Team Building & Development

“Whether we're talking about leadership, teamwork, or client service, there is no more powerful attribute than the ability to be genuinely honest about one's weaknesses, mistakes, and needs for help.” - Patrick Lencioni   When business leaders ask me what are the...

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Why Are Business Leaders So Stressed? Here Are Some Answers

Why Are Business Leaders So Stressed? Here Are Some Answers

I was recently having lunch with my friend Susan, who also happens to be the director of a nonprofit organization. She was feeling quite stressed (as so many other clients are), as we discussed some of the biggest challenges leaders are facing now as a result of...

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Top 3 Tips to Manage Workforce Re-Entry

Top 3 Tips to Manage Workforce Re-Entry

Well finally, here we are - at a place we’ve anticipated for well over a year. With COVID-19 vaccinations readily available and on the rise, companies are beginning to gather employees together in-person, and resume brick and mortar activity. But as I often tell my...

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25  Motivating Quotes: Vacation, Taking A Break & Self Care

25 Motivating Quotes: Vacation, Taking A Break & Self Care

While summer isn’t yet officially here, it sure is starting to feel as though it is. I’ve noticed an added excitement in the air, which I’m assuming is a result of hope. Thanks to the COVID-19 vaccine, I sense a new level of hope … people are planning summer vacations...

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The Power of Offsite Meetings

The Power of Offsite Meetings

The last time you attended an offsite meeting, was it amazingly productive and inspirational, or was it, well, an epic fail? Whether you call them retreats, team building events, away days or workshops, offsite meetings can have a powerful impact on employees and...

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15 Celebration Quotes for 15 Years of Vida Aventura

15 Celebration Quotes for 15 Years of Vida Aventura

I’m a firm believer in celebrating everything, often from the biggest of birthdays to the smallest of weekly or daily “wins.” So it’s no surprise that we’re celebrating Vida Aventura’s 15th Anniversary all month long. That’s why I wanted to share 15 of my favorite...

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Organization Development: Spring 2021 Means Brighter Days Ahead

Organization Development: Spring 2021 Means Brighter Days Ahead

Can you sense it? We’re just days away from the official start of Spring, and there’s a magnified sense of hope and renewal in the air. The Vida Aventura team is bursting at the seams, ready to get back to anything resembling “normalcy,” although as I’ve discussed...

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Post-Pandemic Challenges For A New Corporate Culture

Post-Pandemic Challenges For A New Corporate Culture

Over the past year, two big challenges my clients have consistently faced are to keep leaders and teams connected, and nurture relationships in the midst of a drastically altered workforce. Thanks to virtual team building events and initiatives, we’ve seen incredibly...

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