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 articles resonated with clients and readers alike, and serve to inspire, educate and inform.
We hope you enjoy them and would love to hear which ones you like the most. Thank you for being a part of our community and helping make 2019 so meaningful.
#1 Don’t Just Build a Team, Build a Tribe
How important is team building? One of the most common reasons why businesses fail is because company leaders don’t “build an employee tribe” that shares values and team culture. When you build a strong team, you’re essentially building your tribe, and this blog helps explain why it’s so vital for business success. Read More
#2 Want an Engaged and Happy Team? Hone Your Leadership Skills
If your teams are disengaged or unhappy, your business will suffer. Find out more about the warning signs to look for, and how leaders can improve performance by showing employees they are valued and appreciated. Read More
#3 Improve Your Company Culture
What is company culture, exactly? The most simple explanation is that it’s the personality of the company, and it defines an organization’s values. But the more meaningful answer is that it helps you foster the right talent for your business by identifying shared values. This blog contains insightful articles on company culture and suggestions on how to improve yours. Read More
#4 Top Seven Inspirational Memes
Whatever would we do without our daily dose of memes? They’re sort of like digital Post-it notes you can save for yourself, or share with your colleagues and friends. Here are some of our favorites, having to do with things like leadership, change, and communication. Take a look if you need a little chuckle or deep thought for the day. Read More
#5 How to Overcome Disengagement, Dysfunction, and Destructive Behaviors in the Workplace
The “three D’s” of bad conduct in the workplace are issues that every leader has to deal with at some point or another. Disengagement, dysfunction, and destructive behaviors occur when employees do not have clarity on company values, direction, and team norms. Here’s what they look like, and what you can do about it. Read More
#6 Get Inspired! Famous Quotes for Autumn 2019
There’s something so magical about seasons, and the changing temperatures and landscapes that come with them. This collection of fall-inspired quotes is beautiful and helps us reflect on things like balance, awareness, and change – no matter the time of year. Read More
#7 Dealing With Burnout? Here’s How to Deal
Burnout is more than just a casual description of being tired of work. It’s now an official medical diagnosis and is a very serious result of chronic workplace stress that hasn’t been successfully managed. This article explains more about how serious burnout is in the workplace, the signs that you might be suffering from it, and ways to battle its effects. Read More
#8 Why Teams Fail: How to Avoid a Dysfunctional Team
One of the most frustrating situations for company leaders to deal with is when they have a group of outstanding individuals working together on a team, yet the team just isn’t performing. There are five main reasons why teams are dysfunctional, and this blog will help you understand what they are and what you can do about them. Read More
9. Ready for Results? Incorporate Mindfulness in the Workplace
It’s no accident that some of the most successful, forward-thinking companies are incorporating mindfulness in their day-to-day activities. There’s plenty of evidence on the benefits of mindfulness not only in the workplace but in our personal lives as well. This blog explores the benefits of encouraging mindfulness as a part of having a competitive edge. Read More
#10 6 Tips for Using Mindfulness Practices to Get Into the Zone
Technically this blog was posted in 2018, but it continues to be one of our most popular. Probably because most of us are continuously striving to “get into the zone” at work, in the midst of constant distraction. Things like texts, emails, meetings, phone calls, and casual conversations can continuously derail us from our focus. Here’s how mindfulness can help you get back into the zone. Read More
Help Us Plan 2020!
The Vida Aventura team is always working on developing educational and inspirational content on our website. What workplace topics or issues would you like to know more about? Are there certain subjects that are the most helpful, like mindfulness, team building or leadership? We’d love to have your input – please tell us more below.