ifridge Village 2012 was an amazing experience, both from a business, as well as, personal viewpoint. Or as one person summarized it: work hard, play hard, work even harder. To give you a little insight, we've summarized some of the posts from the participants. We hope they allow you join in the spirit of ifridge. Aloha!
Stefanie shares the spirit of ifridge Village, our goals for the event, and is highlighting the promotion of Markus von Aschoff and the award to Jens Haack. She shares how once a year the ifridge community comes together to work hard, collaborate and celebrate. Read More.
This touching post teaches lessons about hard work, determination, and persistence in times of struggle. Jesse shares his experience trekking through Maui’s jungle on horseback in the pouring rain: whatever doesn’t kill us only makes us CLOSER. Read More.
Markus sends an Aloha from warm and sunny Maui, giving us an insight into the spirit of Aloha and telling us to "Hang Loose." Not a surprise given his long list of fun activities ranging from hiking, to surfing and scuba diving. Read More.
Learn from Rob about the value being one of the first to join a team and the power of shared experiences. This was a chance to add to the history of the company knowing that the team present will never forget what happend in these early days. Read More.
Come together in repsect, with mutual appreciation and honor. Jens is truly touched by the spirit of Aloha and sees parallels to the sustainable way we like to build ifridge & Company, including how we introduce a sense of awareness. Read More.
Who thought that a Mai Tai (or two) could take you all the way to China! Christian shares his dialog with Jesse about the origins of the Mai Tai umbrellas, the Chinese newspapers and how he found a new hobby. Read More.
Getting high on adventure is clearly the risk you take joining the ifridge team. Elise shares how we work hard, play hard just to even work harder. Building great companies starts with being a great company of great people. Read More.
Getting through a jam packed schedule and still maintain the spirit of a vacation is what Kiran is sharing about. Painting her managers faces while painting a vision for the future are often so much closer than you think. Read More.
Living the modern way of business life, Florian shares his first time experience with the team and how the ifridge lifestyle impacted him both personally, as well as, his career that has just started and how he is looking forward to take it another step further. Read More.
Experiencing a magic moment, Daniel summarizes the event and shares insights how we're playing hard and working hard but how we do this together as as team. Including an eye opening moment of leadership demonstrated by one nobody expected. Read More.