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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Top 5 Team Building & Leadership Trends for 2020

Top 5 Team Building & Leadership Trends for 2020

It can be thrilling for employees to participate in corporate team building activities, because who doesn’t want to throw an axe or survive an escape room? Not only do they serve as opportunities for adventure, but they also get employees out of the office and away...

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5 Soft Skills Great Managers Transfer to Team Members

5 Soft Skills Great Managers Transfer to Team Members

Great managers achieve their position in a team for many reasons. Often, these employees have crucial technical skills that are essential to the work that they do. They may have the background knowledge that benefits the organization or unique talents that will help...

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Top Ten Most Popular Blogs in 2019

Top Ten Most Popular Blogs in 2019

As the Vida Aventura team is diving into an amazing and productive 2020, we wanted to take a minute and revisit some of our favorite and most popular blogs of 2019. Dealing with topics like team building, corporate culture, leadership skills and mindfulness, these...

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4 Intentional Vacation Tips For a Mindful 2020

4 Intentional Vacation Tips For a Mindful 2020

I have a couple of questions for you to ponder as you start winding down 2019 and begin making plans for the new year. Did you take a proper vacation within the last 12 months, and if so, was it truly relaxing and fulfilling? According to Allianz Global’s 11th annual...

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5 Important Leadership Takeaways From the Doodle Boy Story

5 Important Leadership Takeaways From the Doodle Boy Story

There’s a young boy from the United Kingdom who is making quite a splash for his doodles. And while it’s a wonderful feel-good story, it also teaches us some valuable lessons about leadership, creativity and teams. Meet the “Doodle Boy” Joe Whale is a nine-year-old...

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How to Practice Gratitude at Work (and in life)

How to Practice Gratitude at Work (and in life)

As we create our grocery lists and prepare for Thanksgiving feasts, family gatherings, and shopping extravaganzas, it’s easy for the spirit of the holiday to get lost in the details. Taking time to be thankful is what it’s all about at home, but what about in the...

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Improve Your Company Culture

Improve Your 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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Does Your Team Play the Blame Game?

Does Your Team Play the Blame Game?

Team dynamics can be tricky. Sure, you might be doing your best to fulfill all your roles and meet your responsibilities, but sometimes your fellow team members aren’t exactly doing the same. And you can’t call them out on it, right? Not without creating waves and...

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8 Favorite Examples of Leadership in Movies

8 Favorite Examples of Leadership in Movies

“Books and movies are like apples and oranges. They both are fruit but taste completely different.” - Stephen King   If you’re like me, you probably keep a running list of books and movies that come highly recommended by friends. And while I love reading books,...

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Fear Is for Halloween, Not the Workplace

Fear Is for Halloween, Not the Workplace

I love and adore October, not only because it’s my birthday month, but also because, well ... Halloween. There are plenty of opportunities to experience the thrill of fear - if you’re into that sort of thing - whether it be by watching horror movies, visiting haunted...

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How to Improve the Problem-Solving Capacity of Your Team

How to Improve the Problem-Solving Capacity of Your Team

Here is a great article by Heather Redding on how to improve the the problem-solving capacity of your team. She shares some great insights into this process. ~ Deseri Garcia     If you want your business to succeed, you need to lead from the front. But...

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