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Work and Life Balance

Sara Orellana-Paape
May 17, 2021

As an entrepreneur and business owner, I am often asked about work-life balance. People assume that because I own a business, I’m a freelance writer, and teach professional development courses, as well as have a teenage child, am married, and am an active volunteer that I have mastered the work-life balance. While I have learned a lot, I am by no means a master.

May 17, 2021
Education
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Work and Life Balance

Sara Orellana-Paape
May 17, 2021

As an entrepreneur and business owner, I am often asked about work-life balance. People assume that because I own a business, I’m a freelance writer, and teach professional development courses, as well as have a teenage child, am married, and am an active volunteer that I have mastered the work-life balance. While I have learned a lot, I am by no means a master.

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A Hands-on Social Media Calendar

Gus Orellana
May 3, 2021

A good social media calendar will have more than one month of content, and ideally it will also have history of what you have done in the past.

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Community growth
Education
Investment
Leadership

Alliances for Community Improvement

Gus Orellana
April 19, 2021

Simply stated, an alliance is an agreement between two or more entities for a predetermined period of time and for a specific purpose. An alliance is very much the same and functions almost like a partnership, with the exception of the need to have a legal and binding agreement.

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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
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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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