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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.

October 18, 2021
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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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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