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Preparing for a new year

Gus Orellana
November 29, 2021

It is an absolute truth that just as there are no two days alike there are also no two years alike, however, knowing what gave you headaches this year can help you prevent them in the next year, and even eliminate them.

November 29, 2021
Business Growth
Customer Service
Investment
Organization
Planning

Preparing for a new year

Gus Orellana
November 29, 2021

It is an absolute truth that just as there are no two days alike there are also no two years alike, however, knowing what gave you headaches this year can help you prevent them in the next year, and even eliminate them.

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Communication Skills
Business Growth
Organization
Personal Growth

Effective Writing

Sara Orellana-Paape
November 14, 2021

As business owners, professionals, and entrepreneurs writing is a key method of communication we use daily. At times, the communication we do through writing can be the most important communication we complete in a day. And, yet, because body language, tone, and the subtle clues oral communication provide are missing, it is often the most misunderstood.

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Business Growth
Customer Service
Personal Growth

Earning Community Trust

Gus Orellana
October 18, 2021

This is the third and final blog in the series dealing with key components for the success of any business or non-profit, us as individuals or business leaders, and our communities. Defining our community can be hard, our community could be our family, the most basic form of community and the centerpiece of what we perceive as communities.

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Business Growth
Education
Leadership
Personal Growth
Organization

Discipline, what separates success from mediocrity

Sara Orellana-Paape
October 4, 2021

Discipline is a term most often associated with working out, dieting, or punishment. Rarely does the term crossover to the professional world, rarely do we truly understand what it takes to succeed. Discipline is what separates the great from the mediocre, the difference between success and failures.

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Business Growth
Hope
Education
Leadership

Earning Customer Trust

Gus Orellana
September 20, 2021

This is the second 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. In order to be successful as business owners we must be able to earn the trust of our customers before we can succeed in our professional lives and endeavors.

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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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