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What does failure mean to you?

Sara Orellana-Paape
September 5, 2021

What does failure mean to you? When plans do not go as expected, when a deal falls through, when no one enrolls in a program, how do you define this? The larger question is how do you feel in the aftermath, do you feel like a failure and stop, or do you look at the larger picture and keep going?

September 5, 2021
Community growth
Personal Growth

What does failure mean to you?

Sara Orellana-Paape
September 5, 2021

What does failure mean to you? When plans do not go as expected, when a deal falls through, when no one enrolls in a program, how do you define this? The larger question is how do you feel in the aftermath, do you feel like a failure and stop, or do you look at the larger picture and keep going?

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Community growth
Investment
Leadership
Hope

Earning the respect of your employees and your community

Gus Orellana
August 23, 2021

This is the first in a series of three blogs dealing with key components for the success of any business or non-profit, us as individuals or business leaders, and our communities. Respect is something that you have to earn, make no mistake this is a fact of life, and another fact is that it is far easier to lose the respect of the people around you than it is to earn it.

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Business Growth
Education
Investment
Leadership
Organization

Resiliency, how important is it for a business owner?

Sara Orellana-Paape
August 9, 2021

Resiliency can be defined as the ability to recover quickly from setbacks, difficulties, challenges, and roadblocks. As a business owner, having the capacity to quickly overcome a challenging situation is key, we do not have the luxury of stewing in our disappointment or licking our wounds. Rather, we must maintain the momentum which started the business, and for better or for worse, we must continue placing one foot in front of the other.

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Business Growth
Education
Leadership
Organization

Employee Loyalty, Fact or Fiction?

Gus Orellana
July 26, 2021

In the past employee loyalty was a given, something that every employer came to expect and demand from their employees. In some cases it meant the difference between being employed or not.

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Business Growth
Communication Skills
Customer Service
Education
Leadership

Staying Relevant

Sara Orellana-Paape
July 12, 2021

Once you become an established business it is easy to forget the need to remain relevant, to actively ask what your customers need and want. As a business we can never forget our number one asset is our staff, and our number one priority is our customers. Once we understand this concept, and understand how to implement it daily, we can focus on becoming and staying relevant.

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Community growth
Education
Hope
Leadership
Skillset

How to protect your Community in these times

Gus Orellana
June 28, 2021

The need to protect our communities has been around since the human race started to congregate and live in communities. When we look at current issues we can see that the same issues and threats we face today have existed since the dawn of time.

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