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Not Your Father's Office By Sheryl Mazirow
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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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Six Networking Myths & Mistakes
Business

6 Networking Myths & Mistakes

Posted  June 1, 2017  by  Davis Blaine

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 effort to network). Let me dispel at least some of them. One More Contact “I have enough contacts. I […]

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The Path To Partner, Yi Sun Kim
Current Issue

The Path To Partner

Posted  June 1, 2017  by  Jerri Hemsworth

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 of what she is truly passionate about: her family, her pro-bono work, helping people, […]

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Taking Millennials Mainstream
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Taking Millennials Mainstream

Posted  May 31, 2017  by  Brian Hemsworth

What one marketing professional and part-time university professor has learned about millennials may surprise you! They are not who mainstream media thinks they are! They are lazy. They are loners. They are narcissistic. That’s the millennial stereotype. Always on their smartphones, probably Snapchat or Instagram, or the social media du jour. But is it true? […]

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Drew Grey of SRG
Accounting

Grey Matters

Posted  May 31, 2017  by  Brian Hemsworth

One of Southern California’s leading financial advisor/CFO/CPA’s speaks out on current trends. Don’t call Drew Grey an accountant. He hates that. It’s not that he isn’t a CPA (he is), or that he is ashamed of it (he’s not). Quite the contrary, Grey is proud of his financial service background. But being a certified public […]

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Losing Your Concentration
Current Issue

Losing Your Concentration

Posted  May 18, 2017  by  Juan Ros

Using philanthropy to diversify and generate income is easier than you think. Do you own too much of a good thing? One of the keys to successful long-term investing is diversification—owning enough of different kinds of investments so that your entire portfolio doesn’t move in the same direction (up or down) at the same time. […]

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Life / Work Balance For Men

The Life/Work Balance Conundrum For Men

The more I interact with established business men, the more I have come to know that they struggle just as much, if not more, than us women with the whole “Life / Work Balance” issue. Women are far more forthcoming ...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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Southern California Professional Blog-Sales

Eight Simple Ways To Gain Favor In Selling

Many women have a natural proclivity to be pleasing and have been told it’s a bad thing. Let me stir the pot today. It’s a great quality for selling. No matter if you are male or female, to find or keep customers, it’s wi...
by Alyse Hart
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Keep Clients Happy After You Buy

Keeping Clients Happy After You Buy

Once you’ve acquired a new business or practice, here are four ways to keep the customers satisfied. Buying a business is a huge commitment, and before the ink dries on the contract, it’s easy to focus on the upside—the p...
by Alyse Hart
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Are iPad’s Now Required For Business Meetings?

How Apple’s tablet has put pads of paper and laptops to shame! The iPad was launched with much poo-poo’ing from the PC crowd and a lot of head scratching from their own Mac crowd. Was it a tablet laptop? Was it a new form o...
by C. David Joyce
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Not Your Father's Office By Sheryl Mazirow

Not Your Father’s Office Space

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 f...
by Sheryl Mazirow
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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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SoCalPro-Help-Wanted

California in Recovery—Slowly But Surely

California ended the quarter on a slightly upbeat note. The state added more than 18,000 non-farm jobs in March 2012, according to the Employment Development Department of California. While the unemployment rate rose one tenth ...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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News and Views: Pot Economy in California

Pot Economy Projected At More Than $7 Billion In California. But…

The cannabis culture is quickly becoming the cannabis economy here in California. The November 2016 vote that legalized pot here is scratching the surface of popular knowledge, but those in the know are seeing huge investment i...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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Crisis Management In A Rapid-Fire Communication World

Disasters. Lawsuits. Scandals. Criminal Matters. All strike fear into the souls of business owners. Having a well-thought-out crisis plan can help you avert a business-threatening problem. What happens when there is a natural d...
by Cindy Rakowitz
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Buying A Franchisor

The Leap of Faith: Buying a Franchisor

While buying a franchise operation may have challenges, there are also pay-offs when done properly. This economy has caused a lot of businesses to change ownership. The problems on one side of the table have become opportunitie...
by Barry Kurtz
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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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