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Tony Fadell – The Guy Who Invented the iPod

Posted June 15, 2012 by Brian Hemsworth

There are lots of “urban business myths” floating around—from Facebook to Chia Pets, McDonald’s to Microsoft. But one of my favorites is the iPod. I remember driving in my car hearing a DJ talk about this radical new thing he was playing with, smaller than a pack of cigarettes, and it held 500 songs on […]

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Lame Excuses For Not Running Your Own Business

Posted June 14, 2012 by Jerri Hemsworth

Being around so many professionals from all different walks allows me to be inquisitive and candid. I like to ask intriguing and sometimes thought-provoking questions. In the last 15 years, I’ve become an advocate for small business owners. I like to think I’ve got a keen eye for people who are capable of running their […]

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Rating Today’s Business Buyers: The Individual Buyer

Posted June 13, 2012 by Matt Coletta

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 owners of small- to mid-sized businesses gravitate toward this buyer when it comes time to sell. […]

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Rating Today’s Business Buyers: The Foreign Buyer

Posted June 4, 2012 by Matt Coletta

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 Foreign Buyer Second In A Series Foreign buyers tend to arrive in the United States with plenty of funds and a huge desire […]

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Rating Today’s Business Buyers: Family Members

Posted June 1, 2012 by Matt Coletta

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 become more complex and divergent. Here is one of today’s most active categories of business buyers: Family […]

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Sheryl Mazirow Pens Feature on Smarter Commercial Leasing

Posted May 30, 2012 by Brian Hemsworth

One positive aspect of the down economy for business owners is that in many areas it has shifted from being a “landlord’s market” to a “tenant’s market.” If you know what you’re doing, you can get much more in the way of rates, terms and concessions. But how do you know what to do? It’s […]

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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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Welcome Issue #2 of Southern California Professional!

Posted May 22, 2012 by Brian Hemsworth

Issue #2 of Southern California Professional Magazine has arrived! We’ve posted the articles, so you’re free to read as you like. It’s full of news, articles and features for professionals and their clients, business owners, and others involved in business in Southern California. What’s your company worth? What can you do to boost its value? […]

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Hemsworth To Be Interviewed On Stars of PR Radio

Posted April 11, 2012 by Brian Hemsworth

Brian Hemsworth, contributor to Southern California Professional Magazine will be interviewed by Cindy Rakowitz Thursday  on the Stars of PR radio show. They’ll be discussing the magazine, marketing, and a whole bunch of related topics. Cindy is the CEO of Blackman Rakowitz Public Relations, and is  a highly respected, award- winning executive with years of […]

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Eight Simple Ways To Gain Favor In Selling

Posted March 29, 2012 by Alyse Hart

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 wise to agree with them whenever you can. Find points of agreement […]

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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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Southern California Business Blogs We Love

Posted March 7, 2012 by Brian Hemsworth

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 back, read, and enjoy some great blogging!               BAD FOR THE […]

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