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What’s An NFL Move To Los Angeles Worth? Billions!

Posted January 20, 2018 by Jerri Hemsworth

The Rams had a big turnaround year in the 2017–18 season. Standout performances by Jared Goff and Todd Gurley led the team to an amazing reversal of fortune, with a 4–12 sea­son a year back to 11–5 this just finished season. Financially, what does this mean? We that remains to be tallied, but ESPN has […]

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Finding The True Value In Business Today

Posted May 24, 2012 by Jerri Hemsworth

What an amazing time it is to be in business. Social media has everyone scrambling to rethink the value of their own marketing and how can it be leveraged into actual profit. But let’s be realistic, folks. Facebook just went public. Initial valuation estimates were between $90-120 billion. In some people’s minds, this company was […]

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Creating Maximum Business Value

Posted May 21, 2012 by Davis Blaine

Understanding what drives value in your company will pay you dividends when you decide to sell. Every business owner wants the maximum value when he or she sells a business. Not many succeed. What prevents business owners from generating higher value? By looking at several critical factors, we can see what creates higher (or lower) […]

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Is Now The Time To Sell Your Business?

Posted May 12, 2017 by Matt Coletta

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 up, or down? Is your business packaged properly for sale? Can […]

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

Posted June 6, 2017 by Jerri Hemsworth

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 in weed business. The AP released a story earlier this year that projects more than $7 billion in value […]

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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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Bringing MAGIC To The DODGERS!

Posted March 28, 2012 by Brian Hemsworth

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 deal. All they’ve got to do is pony up $2.1 billion, cross a […]

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Selling A Business In A Tight Economy

Posted February 10, 2012 by Matt Coletta

When a business has consistent revenue, profits and value, what options does a seller have? Here are key factors for selling a business. Buyers are more educated than ever these days, and they are not taking risks. The current marketplace is such that there is a healthy pool of buyers with impressive backgrounds and liquid […]

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How To Save On Your Next Office Lease

Posted May 21, 2012 by Sheryl Mazirow

Landlords lease office space 365 days a year. How often do you? Good information is the first step in obtaining a more favorable lease. Your office says a lot about you and your firm. The city, the building, the space, the furnishings are all a part of your brand, so finding a space that is […]

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Cloud Computing

Posted May 18, 2012 by Bob Green

Cloud computing is taking the business world by storm. Here’s what you need to know about “the cloud” and your business. Go to My PC” is a product that allows people to sign in to their office PCs from other locations, and is being aggressively promoted through advertising. This tool may sound like “wow” technology, […]

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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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Eliminating Negativity At Work

Posted June 1, 2017 by Stephen Frueh, PhD

Here are four hidden psychological factors that corrupt performance. Business consulting often focuses on the most tangible challenges: cash flow, supply chain, work flow, job descriptions, salaries and bonuses. In my work with companies and corporate teams, I often take an “inside out” approach. “Inside out” focuses on that which is not so easily seen […]

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