"You can't be what you can't see.
My blog posts are examples, advice, and encouragement from my own life that I hope will inspire you to reach your goals and dreams."
- Nina Vaca

 

Let the Journey be the Destination

Last month, I had the chance to join my first cycling event of 2021 – the 60-mile Peach Pedal Ride in Weatherford, TX, just a bit west of Ft. Worth. It was a beautiful 80-degree day in North Texas, which is a true gift in a month that ca...

5 Lessons From Triathlon Camp

Attending Triathlon Camp recently allowed me to reflect on two things I’ve realized more and more about myself lately.  First, I am always searching for ways to become better in all areas of my life. And second, there are so many lesso...

My Secret Sauce for Healthy and Joyful Eating

When people find out I do triathlons, and especially if they’ve spent the day with me and watched me eat, they often ask questions about my best tips and tricks for healthy eating. My basic philosophy is that food is fuel, but it’s a...

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

“There weren’t many women or Latina CEOs in the tech industry when I started,” says Nina Vaca, chairman and CEO, Pinnacle Group. “Nobody looked like me at the top. Seeing that launched my journey to advocate for places in busines...

Nina Vaca’s Top 5 Tips for Facing Challenges

After more than two decades in charge of the company she started as a 25-year-old, Nina Vaca has faced her fair share of crises. These challenges have been both professional and personal, but no matter what form the crisis takes, she kno...

EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP

There is much more to leadership than a high-ranking position and being in charge. In practice, effective leadership is a combination of personal values and practical skills used together to create an atmosphere in which people feel valu...