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Where to Stay in New York City

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | August 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

When you decide to visit The Big Apple, excitement most likely abounds – until you try to figure out where to stay in New York City. Manhattan? Queens? The Bronx? Brooklyn? Staten Island? If you’re a bit overwhelmed, here are three criteria to consider to help you find accommodations in NYC. Type of Accommodations If…

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Cyber Security – Did you know that cyber attacks can happen via phone scams?

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | August 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Here’s important cyber security news from Bryce Austin of TCE Strategy about something we may never have thought of: cyber security attacks through phone scams. Plus, heed his warning about patches for Microsoft! “Woman fell victim to phone-based cyberattack, losing her life savings of $200,000: Even educated people fall for clever scams. A Harvard Associate…

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Secrets to Success – Perspective Is Everything

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | August 1, 2019 | 2 Comments

The picture you see doesn’t capture what the human eye can see. Or does it? When we walked up to the edge of a terrace in front of a grey 1,000-year-old building in Porto, Portugal, we looked down and saw this burst of color. Bright colored doors. Buildings in different hues. Drying laundry in vibrant…

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3 Secrets to Success in Life

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | July 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

In June of 2019, 13 of us embarked on a special journey, walking the Camino de Santiago. We had one “warm up” day of 12 km, then walked the last 118 km of the Camino Portugués from Valença, Portugal, to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, in 8 days. As an American who is not used to…

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Cyber Security – How safe are your account logins?

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | July 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Here’s important cyber security news from Bryce Austin of TCE Strategy about something we do every day: log into the accounts of our favorite websites. “If you can spend just 10 minutes on cybersecurity best practices this month, please do this! There are three ways to let a computer or website know that you are…

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Walking the Camino de Santiago with Fresco Tours

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you’re an independent traveler, you might cringe at the thought of delegating vacation planning or trip planning to a company. I totally get that…because I’m the same way. My husband and I have been planning and traveling independently for over two decades. I wouldn’t say we’re high maintenance, but we are particular about certain…

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Independence Day 2019 – Go You and Go Team!

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | July 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Our nation celebrates Independence Day every July 4th. Most folks think of this holiday as a grilling or swimming holiday. Fewer folks stop to think about the human costs of having this freedom and how grateful we all should be. Even fewer folks think about their own personal freedom – and the choices that they…

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Facilitate a Productive Meeting: How to Prevent a Waste of Time

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a prior blog post about how to facilitate a productive meeting, I mentioned an appointment for which the medical professional was completely unprepared. You can read the details here, but the short version is that we took off a day from work for this appointment, waited for over one hour to see this “professional,”…

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Productivity Recharge – Things To Do in Paris

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | June 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

A lovely woman who attended my book launch party for The Great Escape asked me for recommendations for things to do in Paris. Here’s the information I sent to her: “I’ll leave the sites you told me about (Louvre, Orsay, Opera Garnier) off this list. Not sure if you’ve been to or experienced these yet:…

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Is Chivalry Dead?

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | June 13, 2019 | 8 Comments

When I was in my 20’s, I witnessed a woman chide a man for opening the door for her. “I’m perfectly capable of doing things for myself!” she snapped at him. I remember feeling very confused because I’d been raised to be fiercely independent, but I’d also been taught that polite men open the door…

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