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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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Ethical Issues For Attorneys Using Social Media

Posted  October 28, 2013  by  Brenda Hill

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 attorney advertising back in 1977 (Bates v. Arizona State Bar 433 U.S. 350). To this day, many […]

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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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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...
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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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Q1 Venture Capital Investments In Southern California Nears $1 Billion

The MoneyTree™ Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, The National Venture Capital Association. Thomson Reuters tell us that there were just under a billion dollars in venture capital investments in the Southern California regio...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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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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Hemsworth To Be Interviewed On Stars of PR Radio

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...
by Brian Hemsworth
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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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Southern California Professional Blog Inside

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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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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Southern California Professional Blog Inside

Welcome To A New Concept In Publishing

Welcome to Southern California ­Professional Magazine, a radically new concept in journalism, publishing, and communications. While some traditional print magazines are still making a go of it, sadly, many have faded away. Man...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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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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Who’s Buying Our Stuff?

Outside of California, who buys the stuff that we make? Southern California Professional recently reviewed statistics from the Kryser Center for Economic Research in their 2011 International Trade Report. The leading export des...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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