In this episode, Yvonne and Mona discuss:

  • Mona’s strategic journey to where she has gotten today.
  • Building a solid business foundation.
  • What is possible when you plan for growth.
  • The power of respect.


Key Takeaways:

  • Happiness comes from within, not from external sources.
  • Cornerstones for your growth foundation: strategy, resources, systems, and mindset.
  • It is always possible, it’s just a matter of what you think.
  • A business foundation means you create yourself an environment that is capable to realize your vision in the long term


“Play to learn, learn to grow, and grow to win.”  Mona Tenjo


Resources for Vitality Nation:

Guided Self Assessment (complimentary)


Personal Champion Consulting (Special Rate for Vitality Nation $225.00*)

2-30 Minute Deep Dive Sessions

*50% off $450 rate


About Mona Tenjo: Mona Tenjo is the creator of RespectStrategy, a strategic management consultancy that specialized in enabling entrepreneurs to grow their business to the next level. RespectStrategy is focused on helping entrepreneurs creating a solid foundation, prepare and plan for growth, grow without feeling overwhelmed and give guidance to achieve unique goals.

It’s Mona’s specialty to identify critical success factors, create multi-step processes, set up the necessary platforms and train the brand representatives and founders to be, think and operate with their company vision in mind. She creates businesses that are set up for success and guarantees the successful transition of knowledge into action and results through trainings, online courses, workshops and hands-on implementation support for executive management.

During more than 15 years in international business, Mona has given guidance and solutions to small ventures, multinational corporations, solopreneurs and freelancers, to help them grow and succeed.


Connect with Mona Tenjo:

Facebook: Mona Tenjo


Instagram: @respectstrategy

LinkedIn: Mona Tenjo


Connect with Yvonne L. Larson:

I’m so grateful to begin this amazing journey with you… I would really LOVE to connect with you as my listener I would LOVE to know WHO YOU ARE, what topics are most relevant for you and who you would LIKE me to interview!

So, I’m personally inviting YOU to join our virtual Optimal Life Playground by becoming part of Vitality Nation for more awesomeness! I encourage you to share your comments, questions, and requests in the private FB group to PLAY, CREATE, and THRIVE with other Entrepreneurs just like you! Click this link to our FACEBOOK group Vitality Nation: Play to Win!

If YOU are an expert in something that is alignment with the Play To Win Podcast and would like to be a guest on the show, please reach out to me, so we can see what we can co-create!

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About Yvonne L. Larson:

As the host of the Play To Win Podcast, Yvonne L Larson is the Visionary Catalyst for Entrepreneurs to discover… HOW TO MASTER THE ART OF FULFILLMENT!

Referred to as a healer by her clients, Yvonne Larson is renowned worldwide for her unique blend of performance-based bodywork with intuitive coaching that eliminates emotional restrictions for her clients.

She’s an expert in clearing Entrepreneurs from exhaustion, overwhelm, and isolation to healing so they live their optimal life. Yvonne is certified in Emotional Release, Reiki, Massage, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Life and Executive Coaching.

She runs Vitality Nation, a global online community where entrepreneurs successfully navigate critical conversations in order to play, create, and thrive. She has been a Neck-Work massage therapist for over 20 years. Her clients have been everyday people, as well as GoDaddy, DWTS, Dizzy Feet Foundation, A-List producers/directors/actors, and professional athletes.

Yvonne has achieved distinctions as a Master Certification Life Coach, Master Certification Business Coach, Master Certification NLP Practitioner, Master Certification Time Dynamics Practitioner, Certified Reiki Practitioner, Certified Yoga Instructor and a licensed Massage Therapist. She is a top ten Amazon bestselling co-author of the book “Navigating Entrepreneurship.”

Believing in being vital, Yvonne has experienced accelerated free-fall skydiving, walked on fire, eaten fire, and done board breaks.