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July 22, 2014   /   by Maria Garcia   /  

My plans with you #worklifebalance #humor

My plans with you #worklifebalance #humor

  Do you sometimes feel this way? Do you have a hard time balancing life and work? Comment below to discuss! Dear Life, Once again, I am sorry but I will have to postpone you. Please be patient with me, as I have other obligations. When I am not with you, this is where I […]

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July 16, 2014   /   by Maria Garcia   /  

THE WORLD IS MINE #Inspiration

THE WORLD IS MINE #Inspiration

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July 16, 2014   /   by Maria Garcia   /  

Is leading in fear a good strategy?

Is leading in fear a good strategy?

What is fear?  Fear is an emotion induced by a threat perceived by living entities, which causes a change in brain and organ function and ultimately a change in behavior, such as running away, hiding or freezing from traumatic events. Leaders need to be very careful between inducing fear vs accountability. Fear stops people from […]

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July 8, 2014   /   by Maria Garcia   /  

You can be an angel too! #NoKidHungry #teamNKH

You can be an angel too! #NoKidHungry #teamNKH

  Our world is experimenting with new ways to help solve challenges some of us face.  What we see now, was unimaginable back then.  We can now communicate with people from all around the globe in real time, thanks to our advancement in technology.  By networking with others, we can share ideas, establish new businesses […]

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July 1, 2014   /   by Maria Garcia   /  

Happy #CanadaDay!

Happy #CanadaDay!

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June 30, 2014   /   by Maria Garcia   /  

Meeting the basic need in a child’s life is everyone’s responsibility. #NoKidHungry

Meeting the basic need in a child’s life is everyone’s responsibility. #NoKidHungry

  A child doesn’t choose to come into this world, it is the grown ups decision to bring a child into the world.  It is every parent’s responsibility to ensure their children’s needs are met accordingly.  Having their basic biological needs met as Abraham Maslow indicated a while back is important to be present on […]

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June 29, 2014   /   by Maria Garcia   /  

The 5 Rules of Wisdom #humor

The 5 Rules of Wisdom #humor

The 5 Rules of Wisdom #humor I hope you find these tips helpful!  Like always, it’s a pleasure to help!

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June 27, 2014   /   by Maria Garcia   /  

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

Back when I was in middle school a long time ago, I started to hear the name Domingo talked about amongst my friends.  It seemed like the topic of everyday conversation revolved around this person. A few weeks went by, then a few months… and my curiosity grew more and more as to who this […]

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June 17, 2014   /   by Maria Garcia   /  

Working in Monroe County, does the average person stay long term?

Working in Monroe County, does the average person stay long term?

  The average turnover level is approximately 25% for management staff and around 50% for other types of jobs.  According to employers, turnover from employees resigning to join another employer located in Monroe County is most often due to the competitor offering a better salary and benefits.  Check out this chart showing the turnover within […]

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June 17, 2014   /   by Maria Garcia   /  

High School Dropout Rates in Florida, increase or decrease?  How does Monroe county stack up against the rest?

High School Dropout Rates in Florida, increase or decrease? How does Monroe county stack up against the rest?

Florida’s dropout rate is 4.6%, with another 19.8% not calculated as graduates under the federal regulated calculation because they retained or earned a certificate of completion, special diploma or GED-based diploma. The figure below illustrates the proportions of students in the 2012-2013 cohort who graduated, dropped out and did not graduate. Florida’s single-year dropout rate […]

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