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Six Networking Myths & Mistakes
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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
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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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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
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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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Is Now The Time To Sell Your Business
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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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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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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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The Shrinking Tablet: Who Needs It?

In its first month, the iPad Mini broke sales records. Now a flood of mini tablets has hit the market. Are they really necessary? As a devoted Apple fan, as well as the owner of a Mac-technology consulting firm, you’d think I...
by C. David Joyce
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Ethical Issues For Attorneys Using Social Media

As attorneys rush to use social media, new issues are emerging that could cause trouble for some in the legal profession. There has been an argument of attorney advertising ethics since the Supreme Court opened the doors for at...
by Brenda Hill
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3 Things Every CEO Should Know About Today’s Marketing

Follow these rules for a successful future. Ignore them, and you may risk everything. As a CEO, a president, a managing partner, you are the figurehead for your company. You are the leader, the north star, and the light to whic...
by Brian Hemsworth
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Tony Fadell – The Guy Who Invented the iPod

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 ra...
by Brian Hemsworth
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Lame Excuses For Not Running Your Own Business

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 sma...
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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Rating Today's Business Buyers--Foreign Buyers

Rating Today’s Business Buyers: The Foreign 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 Foreign Buyer Second In A Series Foreig...
by Matt Coletta
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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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Sheryl Mazirow Pens Feature on Smarter Commercial Leasing

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, ...
by Brian Hemsworth
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