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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Get Inspired! Famous Quotes for Autumn 2019

Get Inspired! Famous Quotes for Autumn 2019

The autumnal equinox officially ushered in a brand new season, accompanied by the promise of cool and crisp air, gorgeous foliage, family gatherings and plenty of outdoor activities. Fall can also serve as a special time for self-reflection, balance, awareness and...

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Dealing With Burnout? Here’s How to Deal

Dealing With Burnout? Here’s How to Deal

If you’re feeling burned out at work - or in life - you’re not alone, and you’re certainly not imagining things. In fact, there is so much burnout going on in the world, it’s an official diagnosis. Burnout is now included in the International Classification of...

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Top 8 Picks for Meditation & Mindfulness Apps

Top 8 Picks for Meditation & Mindfulness Apps

Stress is serious business, and none of us are immune. In fact, most people experience some level of stress every single day, whether it’s connected to work, relationships, money, health, media overload, or the latest breaking news.  Suffice it to say, the more...

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9 Things Great Presidents and Leaders Have in Common

9 Things Great Presidents and Leaders Have in Common

With the presidential primaries and election looming in 2020, there will be plenty of pundits, analysts and writers talking about the candidates, and debating which ones will most likely make the best leaders. According to a well-known study of presidential character,...

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Don’t Just Build a Team, Build a Tribe

Don’t Just Build a Team, Build a Tribe

I recently came across a statistic, seven out of ten businesses fail within ten years. 70% - that’s a staggering number! And one of the reasons they fail is because these companies failed to “build an employee tribe”. An employee tribe has shared values and team...

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Why Teams Fail: How to Avoid a Dysfunctional Team

Why Teams Fail: How to Avoid a Dysfunctional Team

You have an all-star roster, every position is filled with people qualified for their role, every task is being completed, not a single process is falling through the cracks, yet you’re not hitting your targets and your goals seem to be falling further and further out...

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Top 7 Inspirational Memes

Top 7 Inspirational Memes

Everyone loves a good meme - even if we’re not always sure how to pronounce it. From funny to wise, these little insights and inspirational messages can have a big impact.   Here are my Top 7 favorite inspirational memes.     Not...

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