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How to be Positive

Gus Orellana
January 24, 2022

Have you ever noticed how much harder we must work to get into and maintain a negative perspective? It is absolutely exhausting! And then there is the side effect of having a negative perspective ...

January 24, 2022
Communication Skills
Education

How to be Positive

Gus Orellana
January 24, 2022

Have you ever noticed how much harder we must work to get into and maintain a negative perspective? It is absolutely exhausting! And then there is the side effect of having a negative perspective ...

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Education
Hope
Leadership
Mentorship
Survival

Navigating Failure

Sara Orellana-Paape
January 10, 2022

As a business owner, leader, or entrepreneur, failure is the last thing you want to think about. For many, failure signifies loss, embarrassment, and feelings of doubt. Yet failure does not need to be any of these things.

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Customer Service
Communication Skills
Education
Leadership
Skillset

New ideas to engage the community

Gus Orellana
December 27, 2021

We need new ways to approach and engage our customers, we have changed, or dare we think that we have been changed by a pandemic and a seemingly continuous bickering, inflexibility, division, and un-truths coming from our political leaders?

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Community growth
Education
Hope
Leadership
Investment

The importance of celebrating every victory

Sara Orellana-Paape
December 13, 2021

If I were to make a general statement I would say most professionals, entrepreneurs, and business owners focus on celebrating the large milestones, the 500th customer served, the 10th anniversary. We become so focused on these milestones we overlook the small victories, the daily victories which ensure we are successful and meet our milestones.

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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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