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PGA Tour Executive Women’s Day @ Cadillac Championship #EWD

In About on March 29, 2015 at 12:28 pm
Cadillac Championship Crystal Ballroom at Trump National Doral

Cadillac Championship Crystal Ballroom at Trump National Doral

PGA Tour Executive Women's Day - Cadillac Championship @ Trump National Doral

PGA Tour Executive Women’s Day – Cadillac Championship @ Trump National Doral

Bloggin Mamas at PGA Tour Executive Women's Day:  Sonia Guerra, Heather Lopez, Mar Rodriguez, Janie Flores #EWD #Influencers #socialmedia

Bloggin Mamas at PGA Tour Executive Women’s Day: Sonia Guerra, Heather Lopez, Mar Rodriguez, Janie Flores
#EWD #Influencers #socialmedia

PGA Tour Executive Women's Day @ Cadillac Championship Strategize to Win by Carla Harris, Keynote speaker

PGA Tour Executive Women’s Day @ Cadillac Championship
Strategize to Win by Carla Harris, Keynote speaker

Abuela de Miami "paseando" at the PGA Tour Cadillac Championship @ Trump National Doral

Abuela de Miami “paseando” at the PGA Tour Cadillac Championship @ Trump National Doral

Abuela de Miami had the awesome experience of attending the PGA Executive Women’s Day at the Cadillac Championship, Trump National Doral on March 2, 2015.

Now in its fourth year, the event was sponsored by Astellas and the setting was the elegant Crystal Ballroom at the Trump National Doral.  I was invited as part of the influencer group of South Florida Bloggin’ Mamas and from start to finish we received VIP treatment.  The PGA Executive Women’s Day succeeded in creating an unforgettable experience for the participants, and from valet parking, special gifts, delicious lunch, networking time, special tour and event photos, the attention to detail was evident.

My favorite part was listening and interacting with the panel of speakers at the event.  These are women who have succeeded in their fields and are now giving back and empowering other women for success.  Moderated by Local 10 anchor, Kristi Krueger, the real life experience, practical advice and accessibility shared and demonstrated by each of these exceptional women was invaluable and paid dividends on the investment of a few hours of my day.  The Power Panel discussion was led by Michelle Beauchamp, USA Brand Director for Grey Goose & Bacardi, Sonya Canas, Senior Vice President/Commercial Banking Manager of Mercantil CommerceBank, and Dondra Ritzenthaler, Senior Vice President of Sales & Trade at Celebrity Cruises.  Keynote speaker Carla Harris, Vice Chairman, Global Wealth Management, Managing Director & Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley rounded out the event with wisdom from years of experience:  “if you consider yourself a leader in the 21st century you must be comfortable taking risks!”

I returned over the weekend to watch the tournament and I have to give an honorable mention to Imagination Playground Kid’s Zone located at the 18th Hole Fan Zone.  What a great idea and a wonderful experience for the children who attended the event!  The playground was composed of large shaped blocks which included cubes, cylinders, cogs and allowed the kid to create whatever they wanted and as far as their imagination would take them.  Imagination Playground manufactures these innovative playgrounds which encourage creativity, camaraderie and collaboration among the children.  You can get more information at http://www.imaginationplayground.com.

Make sure to be on the lookout for the PGA Tour’s Women’s Executive Day in your part of the country, and definitely plan on attending next year’s event in the south Florida area.  For more information you can visit their website at: www.pgatour.com/woman.html.  You can also follow them on their social media platforms at:

Facebook:  PGATOURWoman

Twitter:  @pgatourwoman @AstellasUS

‘Til our next adventure, hugs & kisses from your favorite,

Abuela de Miami

@abuelademiami

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“Trump”isms for success!

In About on March 7, 2014 at 9:10 am
@abuelademiami enjoying the @web.com #smallbizsummit

@abuelademiami enjoying the @web.com #smallbizsummit

“Trump”isms for Success

Abuela de Miami had the privilege of attending the Web,com Small Business Summit recently held at the Trump National Hotel in Doral, Florida during the Cadillac Championship. Web.com Tour hosted hundreds of small business owners in the south Florida area at the luxury resort and were given special VIP treatment that started with Preferred Parking, luxury shuttles, tickets to the golf championship, exquisite bites at the welcoming reception, an evening reception at the International Club on the 18th Hole aaaannnnddd…the Donald himself made an appearance and shared some of the wisdom that has made him successful.

1. You have to have “tremendous passion” for whatever it is you are doing.
– If you don’t have passion it’s never going to happen.
– You have to love what you do
– If you love what you do it is never really work
– “My vacation is my work” – Donald Trump

2. You have to develop the ability to never quit or give up.
– “People who quit are frickin losers” – Donald Trump
– When he experienced financial difficulty in the 90’s he came up with a slogan to motivate himself, “Survive til ’95”

3. Everybody makes mistakes; you must learn from your mistakes
– Use the laws of the country to your advantage, i.e. bankruptcy laws

4. Opportunity is the greatest when things aren’t going well
– The economy is going to get worse, there are some great deals available, this is a great time to have cash so you can buy

5. Momentum: many people don’t understand the word ‘momentum’. When you lose your momentum your business will suffer. Work to maintain your momentum

6. Pressure: many people cannot handle pressure.
– If you cannot handle pressure you should know that about yourself
– You have to understand what it is that makes people tick, but most importantly you have to know what makes you tick.

7. You never know what’s going to happen. Sometimes you have to take risks.
– You have to have great confidence
– You have to have great knowledge
– But you have to be willing to take risks

8. “One thing I learned about life: it’s not about money”
– Happiness is what it’s all about. Some of the richest people are mean, unhappy
– You need to do what makes you happy
– Having a family, a great life, real relationships supersede tremendous success!

Thank you Donald! And thank you Web.com for the special treat! #SmallBizSummit

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