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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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Obama Signs Jobs Act to Help Small Businesses

President Obama signed into law the American Jobs (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act, which is designed to help add jobs and bolster the economy. The bill includes $253 billion in tax credits and $194 billion in spending, pl...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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Grey Matters

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...
by Brian Hemsworth
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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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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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One-On-One With Jeff Munjack

Jeff Munjack is the founder and president of JDM Financial Group. He has more than sixteen years of experience in working with family-owned businesses, successful professionals and multi-generational families. His unique expert...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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Taking Millennials Mainstream

Taking Millennials Mainstream

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...
by Brian Hemsworth
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Employers Don’t Have To Ensure Lunch

The California Supreme Court recently ruled that employers are under no obligation to ensure that workers take legally mandated lunch breaks. This case has impact on millions of California workers and thousands of California em...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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We’ve Added Video!

So, if you missed our last post, SoCalProfessional is now actively updating the website and our social media with video! Our goal is to shoot video of each contributor talking about key issues from their most recent submission....
by Jerri 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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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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California Real Estate Likely To Slow

We’re probably around the peak, so say many in real estate. Low rates and low inventory have made for high prices, but with rates increasing, changes in tax laws, and questionable future scenarios, experts think we’re likel...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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