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Secret Key to Asking

Magic sauce Ask for what you want

There is a secret key to achieving your dreams.  The key is asking. It is one of the most daunting action steps a person can take, and the most liberating.

There are many ways of asking, for most situations it starts with these three steps.

1. Decide what you want, specifically, know what you want overall. Then decide what you want in specifics (really break it down)

2. Know who to ask

3 Ask

It all sounds so simple. 
I know it isn’t.

What do you want?

Posted in Inspiration, Self Development, Selling in a diverse world, Success by Pegine Echevarria.

Elevating Your Voice To The C-Suite

How you influence, impact and inspire others to action, especially within the C-Suite is a combination of marketing, strategy, communication and confidence.  The people I coach are leaders who must continually influence C-Suite leaders and those that have their ear.  There are key strategies you can use to elevate your voice. It takes courage and a willingness on your part to become a C Suite Influencer.

There are four key strategies that you can use now to enhance your expertise and elevate your voice. 

Posted in Leadership, Self Development, Selling in a diverse world, Success by Pegine Echevarria.
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Nurture Your Highest Perspective of Self

Nurture your highest perspective of self. Focus all your energy on your best self. Keep mindful of your magnificence and influence.  It isn’t easy in the world of social media and public critics. It is challenging when your biggest critic is yourself.

I wish there were blinders I could give you that would prevent you from comparing you to you (your reality now with your powerful, amazing now) and you to others.

I would rather you look at you from a higher perspective filled with the adoration, appreciation and expectation.Who you already are and who you strive to be and that you are living the story you want to live.

During my Influence coaching practice, I encounter brilliant leaders sometimes struggling with the story they tell themselves over and over and getting frustrated because they really want to live another story, what they perceive is their future story.

We work on shifting their current perception of self to their highest perspective of self. There are a lot of processes and techniques to get there.

These are five recommendations all of my leaders hear from me.

Posted in Inspiration, Self Development, Success by Pegine Echevarria.

Leadership Lessons From A Recovering Jerk

Leadership is not easy, in fact, developing yourself as a leader is a long-term process. During that process, you will be a jerk. Being a jerk creates problems. Being a jerk means that you have some growing to do you need leadership lessons. Knowing you are a jerk is a gift. That is when the transformation can happen. The transformation from being a jerk to being a leader people love to follow is possible.

Posted in Leadership, Self Development, Success by Pegine Echevarria.

Leaders Be Memorable It Is Possible


Be a memorable character.


Someone I recently met at a conference emailed me and shared “Wow, You are a memorable character!

I shared the comment on a Facebook group that gives Women’s Leadership Advice. I received responses from women saying “Go Girl” “You Rock” and so on. I also received a response saying

“That is rude, why would someone write that?” I realized that many lurkers probably thought the same thing, Which leads me to write this post, “Are You Memorable?” and more importantly “Are You a Memorable Character?” It’s not rude to be called a memorable character, it’s awesome and powerful!

Some of the best leadership advice I ever received was from one of my sponsors and a CSMO (Chief Sales and Marketing Officer) named Al Roth. He said, “People remember you, promote you, sponsor you, hire you, buy from you and refer you because they remember you are a positive character.

In researching this post concept I came across the concepts of how writers create memorable characters. Those beloved characters in books we reach, movies we watch and stories we heard. How do writers see memorable characters?

Posted in Leadership, Self Development, Success by admin.

Fear Speaking to Diverse Stakeholders? or Do You Just Fear Speaking?

Leaders who are petrified to speak publicly lack the ability to influence,  impact or inspire others.

When leaders fear speaking in public  their ability to speak powerfully and influentially holds them back.  Sometimes they are fearful because they are speaking to  groups that they don’t know or connect with, yet to lead and inspire they must speak to diverse groups. The thoughts: “Am I relatable? Am I relevant? Why me, why now? ”

Hearing “let your voice be heard, ” won’t cut it. When you avoid speaking that advice will not help you reach your goals

Many of our clients have spoken to groups throughout their careers. They did well, however, what worked then may not work now. At this point in their career many are at a higher level and are speaking to a large assortment of groups. The expectations are to have greater impact, influence and inspire others to action.  This can trigger their fears.

Speak without fear Pegine Leadership Business Motivational Speaker 904.280.8806

When I work with leaders, entrepreneurs and politicians who must have the ability to have impact, influence and be able to inspire others,  I find that these are some of the most common fears:

  • Speaking to diverse groups
  • Being able to influence audience members to take action
  • They won’t look confident, competent, charismatic and capable.

Posted in Leadership, Self Development, Success by admin.

Learn the 7 Truths of The Entrepreneurial Leader

7 Truths of The Entrepreneurial Leader

The truths  are how entrepreneurs have the confidence, courage. and lead with pure clarity.

Last night my husband and I watched two entrepreneurial movies. One was about Ray Kroc and McDonald’s, called The Founder with Michael Keaton the other was called “Gold” with Matthew McConaughey.

The movies reminded me of  7 truths of an entrepreneurial leader.  Both  movies were about dreams, sacrifices, hard knocks, persistence, determination, choices and absolute vision. I am grateful that I have lived the truths and continue to them.

Posted in Inspiration, Leadership, Success by admin.

MBE Magazine Cheers Business Speaker

Business Speaker and Business Leader CelebratedWomen Who Rock In Business

Business Speaker and business leader, Pegine is featured in Minority Business Entrepreneur Magazine and is on the cover as a “Woman Who Rocks In Business.”

Read Pegine’s Story and her M.O.U.S.E Rules for Small Business.

Click here to read the article Women Who Rock In Business. To subscribe to Minority Business Entrepreneur Magazine click here

Macy’s is the sponsor who is presenting Pegine and her fellow honorees to the world.

Pegines is a Florida based motivational keynote leadership and business speaker. She often speaks to supplier diversity, women, Hispanic, Black and multicultural business and leadership conferences. She is the only Latina and one of eight women inducted into the Motivational Speakers Hall of Fame.  She is also CEO andPresident of  Team Pegine, which was named # 3 of the Fastest Growing Privately Owned Companies in North Florida by Jacksonville Business Journal. 50

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Success Power Poem “I am grateful, responsible & …”

Life has bumps, life is a roller coaster, stuff happens. Your Success Power comes from how you react to the stuff. Your reactions and actions determine your life experience.

There are two key power messages that when humans get it, they can change everything.

  1. I am responsible to and for me.
  2. I trust me


Here is a poem/statement I wrote about on those two statements.  You can click on the image or link to receive a pdf of the poem so you can post on your desk, mirror, or desk to remind you of who you really are.

Pegine Poem. Responsible.Trust


Pegine Poem

~Pegine (c)2015




I am responsible to me. I Trust me.


I am responsible for the energy, enthusiasm and joy I exude.

I am responsible for my feelings and emotions.

Posted in Inspiration, Leadership, Motivation, Self Development, Success by admin.

20 Years Successfully Serving Corporate & Gov

Pegine and her team are celebrating 20 years in business.

April 1, 1996 Pegine answered the call that had been silently calling her for years.  Produce extraordinary experiences that engage, inspire and elevate leaders in a diverse world. Her first contract was to produced a scaled community outreach leadership development program for Latino community leaders who were high risk teens. The program R.A.V.E. received congressional recognition as one of the top leadership development programs. The program is used around the world and has been modified to meet the needs of high risk youth who have leadership potential.

Over the last twenty years Pegine and her team has evolved. We work with government and corporate clients to engage, train and market to diverse communities. We specialize inclusion, influence, connections and leadership in a diverse world and are leading the forfront in executive women’s leadership development using situational training exercises and Pegine interactive speaking style.  The Pegine suite of websites includes and Team Pegine.

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