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The Alpha Brand

Posted  January 16, 2018  by  Brian Hemsworth

Why some businesses are destined to be market leaders. HP, Dell, and Lenovo make great computers. But Apple is a great brand. Adidas and Converse are excellent shoes. But Nike just does it. BMW and Toyota make amazing hybrid cards. But Tesla? Well, they’re Tesla. Some brands seem to be born leaders. Forged in the […]

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Why Successful People Are Not Happy

Posted  January 15, 2018  by  Mark Jaffe

The ladder of success leads rung by rung to merely more success, not happiness. Fatherhood has a way of forcing us to reexamine our views in a way that is always not so easy. I always felt that, as a father, part of my role was to try to put my son’s newfound experiences into […]

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Ensuring Litigation Success

Posted  January 10, 2018  by  Brian Hemsworth

Raised in Northern California, Ian Corzine has helped create a fast-growing insurance and business law practice in Southern California with clients nationwide. Ian Corzine, of West Corzine, LLP is not your stereotypical insurance litigator, nor is he your stereotypical attorney. For those following him on social media, you’d think he’s a friend of an adventurer […]

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Warning Your Trademark is Expiring. Or Is It?
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Warning! Your Trademark is Expiring. Or Is It?

Posted  January 10, 2018  by  Dana Delman, Esq.

A lot of time and expense are put into registering trademarks. Here are some best practices for registering and protecting your business from scammers. For small business owners and start-ups, registering a trademark is fairly straightforward if you do your due diligence before filing and meet generous trademark office deadlines. However, there are minor nuances […]

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Favorite Business Hotels for Southern California Professionals

Posted  January 1, 2018  by  Brian Hemsworth

A survey of some of the best places to stay when doing business in Southern California! Some like it. Some hate it. It can be lux and wonderful, or fast and furious. But we all do it—business travel! Each year, more than 40 million visitors come to the greater Los Angeles area. San Diego gets […]

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Not Your Father’s Office Space

Posted  October 1, 2017  by  Sheryl Mazirow

Welcome to the brave, new world of office space in the Los Angeles market. It is comprised of neighborhoods, communities, huddle spaces, hoteling, benching, pathways, and—above all—collaborative space. Oh, and let’s not forget the ability to bring man’s best friend, our beloved dog, to work. Today’s office space landscape is far different than it was […]

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Is Now The Time To Sell Your Business

Is Now The Time To Sell Your Business?

The economy is improving and business is up, but is now the time to sell? You might be surprised! Knowing that you want to sell is easy. You decide that. Knowing when to sell, well now that’s a bit tougher. Will the market go...
by Matt Coletta
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Business Development For Young Professionals

Getting young professionals to blend online and offline marketing strategies will grow the receivables for your firm. Young attorneys and accountants have traditionally been a firm’s worker bees. Senior partners throw tons of...
by Brian Hemsworth
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Southern California Business Blogs We Love

Southern California is a hotbed for some really great blogs. While many blogs are just shills and fronts for folks trying to “sell” services, we’ve found a number of them that we think are great reads. So, sit...
by Brian Hemsworth
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San Diego’s Top Three Industries

For decades San Diego generated most of its business as a result of the military operations in the area. But the military has given way to manufacturing in the sunny city bordering Mexico. Third on the list is tourism. Collecti...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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Rating Today’s Business Buyers: The Individual Buyer

The decision to sell has been made. A business owner should be aware of the number of possible business buyers. Here is another of today’s most active categories of business buyers: The Individual Buyer Third In A Series Most...
by Matt Coletta
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As California Goes, So Goes U.S.

The New York Times recently reported interesting data. In a nutshell, California’s recent years of prospering has led the country in many economic ways. The state accounts for 12% of the population, but has outperformed that ...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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Six Networking Myths & Mistakes

6 Networking Myths & Mistakes

An exclusive excerpt from the new book Naked Without A Network! During my many years of learning about networking and fostering relationships, I have probably heard every networking myth (i.e., excuse for not putting forth the ...
by Davis Blaine
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Bringing MAGIC To The DODGERS!

Word got out last night, and the sports world is buzzing about it today. Guggenheim Baseball Management has been named as the group buying the Dodgers, and this is the group that has brought Magic Johnson in as a part of the de...
by Brian Hemsworth
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Weed Workers Burning Out

With pot hitting the shelves this past January 1 in California, pot shops are not the laid back shops one might have expected. In fact, they’re crazy busy. January saw long lines outside new dispensaries, extended hours, and ...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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The Path To Partner, Yi Sun Kim

The Path To Partner

How Yi Sun Kim, the newest partner at Greenberg & Bass, parlayed a bad economy, hard work and philanthropy into a burgeoning practice and a happy life. When you have a conversation with Yi Sun Kim, you quickly get the idea ...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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Rating Today’s Business Buyers: Family Members

Once the decision to sell has been made, a business owner should be aware of the number of possible business buyers. Just as small business itself has become more sophisticated, the people interested in buying them have also be...
by Matt Coletta
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