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Six Networking Myths & Mistakes
Business

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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Drew Grey of SRG
Accounting

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
Business

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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Are Your Employees Blogging You Into Bankruptcy?

Are Employees Blogging You Into Bankruptcy?

An employer’s biggest productivity concern used to be whether employees were taking personal calls or playing solitaire on the computer. Social media has added a new demand for employer protection from cyber activities. Today...
by Karen Gabler
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Buying A Franchisor

The Leap of Faith: Buying a Franchisor

While buying a franchise operation may have challenges, there are also pay-offs when done properly. This economy has caused a lot of businesses to change ownership. The problems on one side of the table have become opportunitie...
by Barry Kurtz
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Selling A Business In A Tight Economy

Selling A Business In A Tight Economy

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 ...
by Matt Coletta
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How To Market Yourself As An Expert

How To Market Yourself As An Expert

In a time when more professionals have to market themselves, here are three effective strategies to get more business with less effort! Today, professionals have to market themselves more than ever before. Barriers, whether leg...
by Brian Hemsworth
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EntertainmentJobs

Entertainment Employment Up, Box Office Down

Employment in the entertainment industry is up by nearly ten percent in California over the past year, as reported by Reuters according to a report by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation. More than 10,000 em...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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FrivolousLawsuits

Frivolous Lawsuits Alive And Well In CA

One Huntington Beach resident filed 47 lawsuits last year. One of these is a lawsuit against Tom Hanks, alleging he harassed her. Another OC resident has racked up 22 lawsuits in the past few years. And according to a recent pi...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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SanDiego

San Diego’s Top Three Industries

For decades San Diego generated most of its business as a result of the military operations in the area. But the military has given way to manufacturing in the sunny city bordering Mexico. Third on the list is tourism. Collecti...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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Los AngelesStadium

Pro Football Back To L.A.?

The answer is “yes,” at least if the Los Angeles Football Stadium people have anything to say about it. The stadium is part of a 600-acre district that is designed and ready to break ground in Industry, Calif. Led by Ed Ros...
by Jerri Hemsworth
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