3 Things to Remember When Developing Leadership Skills

  3 Qualities to Apply When Developing Leadership Skills No matter what the situation may be, effective leadership is essential for succeeding in team-based projects. Many people may think they know how to properly lead a group but nevertheless face obstacles when attempting to do so. Developing leadership skills can be an expansive topic to […]


How Your Favorite Team Building Activity Describes You

  Let Your Skills Shine in These Team Building Activities Team building activities come in many different methods and variations, oftentimes requiring a defined sort of skillset for each type. If you have visited EMPOWER Leadership & Adventure Center and tried some of our various programs, then you have likely discovered which events you excel […]


How Team Building Activities Can Form New Friendships

  Fresh Bonds with Peers Through Team Building Activities Breaking the ice with new (or old) coworkers can often be difficult to accomplish, especially when it seems that your personalities may be on the opposite end of the spectrum. Overcoming this barrier into strengthening your workplace chemistry does not have to be hard, however. Putting […]


EMPOWER Leadership & Adventure Center wants to help you “be all that you can be.”

EMPOWER Leadership & Adventure Center pushes people to greater EMPOWER Leadership & Adventure Center started out as an idea that came to the founder Joe DeRing back in 2006. Joe spent eight years in the U.S. Army, where they used obstacle courses and confidence training to motivate the soldiers to push themselves to “be all […]


If You’re Going To Zip Line in Connecticut, Empower Adventures Is The Place To Go

Reasons Why Empower Leadership Is The Best Zip Line in Connecticut If you’re looking to zip line in Connecticut with your friends and family, Empower Leadership & Adventure Center is your best option. Here’s why: at Empower Leadership, our goal is to give you more than an average zip line experience. Our name speaks to […]


Empower Zip Lines Offers Unforgettable Thrills and Lasting Health Benefits.

Empower Zip Lines Is An Occasion For Everyone: Grandmothers to Adrenaline Junkies! What better way to experience the great outdoors and enjoy the color-popping splendors of Spring than being harnessed to a cable, suspended 10-75 in the air, and zipping through the tree-tops with your friends? The answer is well… not much. That’s why, at […]


Team Building Activities Can Make a Difference in Your Teen’s Life

How Empower’s Team Building Activities Can Change Your Teen’s Life. Let’s face it, being a teenager is not easy and being the parent of a teenager is equally daunting. During this awkward and often painful transition into adulthood, a teenager will be faced with many life-choices, temptations, and decisions that will directly weigh on the […]


Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right!

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right”. How often do you pay attention to your self-talk; that little voice inside you that either encourages you or holds you back? How often do the words “I can’t” prevent your body from taking on a new exciting challenge or adventure? Our minds can […]


Is Failure Actually an Option? Responding to Failure Opportunities

Can you guarantee your own success, or the successes of your group/team? What are your immediate reactions to failure? How do you respond and recover when falling short of expectations? Can you turn a “failure” into a positive experience? In some recent conversations with educators and coaches, as well my recent experiences facilitating various adventure […]


“How do you Develop Confidence?”

The “career” of classic cartoon character, Wile E. Coyote, can be defined by thousands of unsuccessful attempts to capture and eat the Road Runner. Coyote put thought and strategy into each of his plots, however suffered many more painful failures than successes. The Coyote’s lack of success cannot be attributed to his lack of effort […]