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Creating an effective home office

Sara Orellana-Paape
April 12, 2021

When I started my business, I had no place to work. I failed to take the time to plan how and where I would work. This failure caused several setbacks and a few bad choices. Attempting to work from the kitchen table, couch or my bed only created a deep frustration that led me to believe I had to have an office outside of my home.

April 12, 2021
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Creating an effective home office

Sara Orellana-Paape
April 12, 2021

When I started my business, I had no place to work. I failed to take the time to plan how and where I would work. This failure caused several setbacks and a few bad choices. Attempting to work from the kitchen table, couch or my bed only created a deep frustration that led me to believe I had to have an office outside of my home.

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Community growth
Education
Productivity

Partnerships, the way of the future

Gus Orellana
April 5, 2021

There is more than one kind of partnership. In the business world we are used to see it as a group of people who get together to start or take control of a company, or two groups of investors that merge two companies into one to eliminate overlap and increase their services to their customers.

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Community growth
Hope
Leadership

Community Events that are Beneficial to your Business and your Community

Gus Orellana
March 22, 2021

Finding an event that is beneficial to our community and our business seems like a tall order, something that maybe will steer us away from attempting it, but if we really look around and pay attention to what is going on we can find several ways of hosting or co-hosting an event that will benefit our community and our business.

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Leadership
Planning
Survival
Training, Education

Starting your own business

Sara Orellana-Paape
March 15, 2021

Starting a business is the scariest thing you will ever do in your life. I promise. It is scarier than becoming a parent, joining the workforce, meeting your love’s family. You will wake up both terrified and invigorated daily. The combination of emotions is the absolute best sensation. The terror you feel daily can be harnessed and used to help you stay motivated, focused, and truly appreciate the freedom your decision has brought you.

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Investment
Leadership

Position your business for the future

Gus Orellana
March 8, 2021

You might think that this blog is about trying to see the future, after all, none of us have a working crystal ball or a viewing ability to see into the future. What this blog is all about is to provide us pointers and ideas on what we need to do to survive any curves that the “new normal” may throw at us and how to leverage our resources and knowledge to be prepared for the uncertainties of a post-pandemic future.

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Communication Skills
Community growth
Education
Mentorship

Helping those that do not speak English

Gus Orellana
February 22, 2021

It may come as a surprise to some of you that English is not my first language. While it is true that it has been my primary language for over two-thirds of my life, I can honestly say that it was a five-year uphill battle to master.

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