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Ken Keller: Gain focus, engagement and results

The decade ending on Dec. 31, 2009 was considered by many in the media as "The Lost Decade."

September 15, 2013 | By Ken Keller Brain Food for Business Owners | Business Columns


Ken Keller: Why your team is losing

This week began the National Football League's season. In a few weeks patterns will emerge and the contenders and pretenders will emerge.

September 08, 2013 | By Ken Keller Brain Food for Business Owners | Business Columns


Keri Aaver: Got job openings? Find qualified candidates fast!

There are many ways that employers can go about looking for employees to fill their job openings. However, not all approaches are created equal. When looking for new employees, there are three best approaches, if you want a good return on your investment of time and money, and not all of them have a related cost. Here they are in no particular order:

September 05, 2013 | By Keri Aaver | Business Columns


Ken Keller: The post-vacation slump

One reason owners take a vacation is to recharge and refocus for when they return to the business.

September 01, 2013 | By Ken Keller Brain Food for Business Owners | Business Columns


Bob Khalsa: July good for home and condo sales

Home and condominium sales and prices picked up momentum during July throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.

August 28, 2013 | By Bob Khalsa Real Estate Talk | Business Columns


Ken Keller: The Goldilocks mindset

My maxim is that "if your business is not growing it is dying."

August 24, 2013 | By Ken Keller Brain Food for Business Owners | Business Columns


Janice France-Pettit: Financial planning for teens

Most schools no longer have the resources or funding to teach financial literacy, including how to budget, save or set personal finance goals, but a recent Union Bank survey with Harris Interactive® reports that our nation's kids are hungry for information.

August 22, 2013 | By Janice France-Pettit Union Bank | Business Columns


The Real Questions You Should Ask

There is an intriguing book entitled "You're Not the Person I Hired." Janet Boydell, Barry Deutsch, and Brad Remillard have written a book specifically about how to avoid hiring mistakes. It is a worthwhile read.

August 17, 2013 | By Ken Keller Brain Food for Business Owners | Business Columns


Buyers compete with investors for short sales

New rules that went into effect recently give traditional buyers a chance to compete against cash-rich investors in the purchase of a home being sold via a short sale.

August 15, 2013 | By Bob Khalsa Real Estate Talk | Business Columns


Ken Keller: Are you a pretender or a contender?

The four major sports leagues in America are all active at a crucial time of year.

August 11, 2013 | By Ken Keller Brain Food for Business Owners | Business Columns


Keri Aaver: Your ‘job-ready’ candidates

Job seekers and employers have a common goal. Job seekers want to connect with employment where they can use their skills and abilities and employers need to find new employees that are qualified to fill their job openings. Part of the challenge is that there is more to making the connection between employer and job seeker than just skills and abilities.

August 07, 2013 | By Keri Aaver Entrepreneur’s Corner | Business Columns


Ken Keller: You want better results? Try accountability!

BB 1971, Clint Eastwood was a famous movie actor, just a few years removed from playing a supporting role on the television series "Rawhide."

August 04, 2013 | By Ken Keller Brain Food for Business Owners | Business Columns


Bob Khalsa: Santa Clarita Valley home, condo prices surge to highest since 2008

Not surprisingly, home and condominium resale prices throughout the Santa Clarita Valley during June soared to the highest levels since 2008, while limited inventory, rising prices and higher interest rates yielded a decline in sales of single-family homes.

August 01, 2013 | By Bob Khalsa Real Estate Talk | Business Columns


Ken Keller: Use strengths to come back

There is always plenty to be concerned about - high costs going higher; unexpected moves by the competition; uncertainty in the world that could inadvertently impact your business and your life.

July 28, 2013 | By Ken Keller Brain Food for Business Owners | Business Columns


Social Security honors all who serve

Americans across the nation remember friends and family members who have served and sacrificed for their country and honor those who have given their lives in the defense of freedom and the principles we hold dear in this country.

July 25, 2013 | By Miguel Palmer Social Security District Manager in Santa Clarita | Business Columns


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Hilltop Homes Preferred by Luxury Buyers

Even in a state with hundreds of miles of beautiful, sandy beaches, luxury home buyers in California preferred hilltop homes over ocean-front properties by a margin of four to one.

June 03, 2014 | By Nancy Starczyk | Business Columns


Ken Keller: Are you having fun?

I've always liked watching team sports. Sometimes you don't even have to be watching a game to know how things are going. You simply have to listen. You can hear the winners.

June 01, 2014 | By Ken Keller Brain Food For Business Owners | Business Columns


Kari Aaver: Employment resources

Not yet using LinkedIn to help you find qualified professionals? You should be.

May 28, 2014 | By Kari Aaver Business Column | Business Columns


Ken Keller: My trees, your people and lessons learned

When we moved into our home, a row of six tall and bushy pine trees provided ample shade and privacy for our back yard.

May 25, 2014 | By Ken Keller Brain Food For Business Owners | Business Columns


Ken Keller: Why employees leave for greener pastures

Forbes reported that millions of employed Americans are switching employers each month.

May 18, 2014 | By Ken Keller Brain Food For Business Owners | Business Columns


Janice France-Pettit: Financial spring cleaning

Spring is here and many of us are busy cleaning out closets and dusting the cobwebs that may have accumulated during the winter. While you are taking on spring cleaning projects, consider taking a fresh look at your finances.

May 14, 2014 | By Janice France-Pettit Union Bank | Business Columns


Time to revisit your pricing

If there is one thing that makes me angry, it is the statement stuffed into my cable television bill telling me that the price I have to pay has gone up.

May 12, 2014 | By Ken Keller Brain Food for Business Owners | Business Columns


Ken Keller: We should all be so lucky

This past week I watched Brian Tracy's video "Success is a Journey" a total of five times as I facilitated client orientations.

May 03, 2014 | By Ken Keller Brain Food For Business Owners | Business Columns


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