Improve Communication to be a Better Leader

Improve Communication to be a Better Leader

We all know (or should know) that being an effective communicator in work is important: it helps you sell, it enables you to explain your offerings to clients and products to customers, and it gives you the power to detail how you can help them achieve...

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What Should I Expect Out of Team Building Activities?

What Should I Expect Out of Team Building Activities?

When you read the words, “team building”, how do you respond? Do you let out a sigh followed by an, “ugh”, roll your eyes, or even cringe? That’s OK, we get it, team building hasn’t always had the coolest reputation. So that’s why we’d like to break down what you can...

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Why You Need Team Building for Sales Teams

Why You Need Team Building for Sales Teams

One of the numerous benefits of team building is the bond that it creates among your employees. These bonds help to build trust, boost morale, and encourage goal achievement, which is why team building is essential for sales teams.Because many salespeople...

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Want a Successful Team? You Need Effective Communication

Want a Successful Team? You Need Effective Communication

If you want cohesive and successful teamwork, you need effective communication. Plain and simple.For better or worse, most of us can remember those days of “picking teams.” Whether it was on the playground or in gym class, the fine art of choosing just the...

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Why Should Business Conduct Team Building Training?

Why Should Business Conduct Team Building Training?

Employees are the foundation of any business. Individually, they may all have unique roles, but each of those roles fit together as one operational unit. Think of it as a large puzzle, each piece is different, but they match up together perfectly to form a cohesive...

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Time to Take a Step Back and Find Your Zen

Time to Take a Step Back and Find Your Zen

A couple of Fridays ago, I decided to do something that I rarely do, but recognize I need to do more often - I took a half day off!We live in a world where we are rarely disconnected: from work, from the news, from the internet. Days, weeks, and months of...

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Who Is Your Villain-Hero? And Why?

Who Is Your Villain-Hero? And Why?

While you may have never heard the term “villain-hero”, there’s a good chance you’ve come across one. A villain-hero is someone in your life that made it hell for a period of time, but as awful as it was, the situation ended up working in your favor....

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Why Vulnerability-Based Trust Is Essential for Team Building

Why Vulnerability-Based Trust Is Essential for Team Building

“Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation and creativity”- Brené BrownBrené Brown, an inspiring research professor at the University of Houston, shared this post on LinkedIn a few weeks back:“We asked managers a simple question: What behaviors do you...

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Conflict is the Question? Listening is the Answer.

Conflict is the Question? Listening is the Answer.

Conflict is a concept many of us try to avoid at all cost. Whether it is with co-workers, a team member, or family members, the source of conflict that many times puts a “pit in our stomach” can be the direct result of feedback.So how do we take tough...

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When it Comes to Team Building, There’s No “I” in Team

When it Comes to Team Building, There’s No “I” in Team

If you’ve ever worked on building a team, chances are you’ve come across that one character that thinks they’re the “I” in team.You know who they are; that person that wants to be the best, have the last word and they don’t care whether the team succeeds or not, as...

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You Could or You Would, But Don’t Ever Should

You Could or You Would, But Don’t Ever Should

Should’ve, would’ve, could’ve… they all share the same connotation, and it’s not good.It’s amazing how often the language we use and the meaning and emotion behind that language can hold us back in our day to day.Case in point… during a recent coaching...

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5 Factors In Building A Mastermind Group

5 Factors In Building A Mastermind Group

A mastermind group: a peer-to-peer mentoring concept used to help members solve their problems with input and advice from the other group members. *In 2014, I, along with a few like-minded women, started a mastermind group. It has been an amazing journey...

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Top 25 Inspirational Leadership Quotes

Top 25 Inspirational Leadership Quotes

One of the core services offered at Vida Aventura is team building; I believe in the power of teamwork and am passionate about fostering collaboration not only for organizations but in my daily life as well.

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Top 10 Trends in Team Building for 2018

Top 10 Trends in Team Building for 2018

Corporate leaders, trainers, coaches, and consultants are drawn to team building because of its long-term effectiveness in the workplace. As we look toward goal achievement and plans for individual and team development, it's valuable to know the trends in...

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Why Pro Teams Do Team Building

Why Pro Teams Do Team Building

On and off the court, working together has a huge impact on a team’s effectiveness. Two years ago, I led a team building outing for the Indiana Fever. The players had a great time bonding while competing with one another in ways that were very different to how they...

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