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Is your business about talent?

Baseball is a leading sport in America and it is a significant business. The thirty teams in Major League Baseball are valued in the hundreds of millions and annual co... » Read More
Posted: apr. 20, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Is your business about talent? Comments 0 Comments
Carl Kanowsky:Cracking down on breaches
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Carl Kanowsky:Cracking down on breaches

The blue/red strobe lights flashed against the sides of the seemingly quiet single family home in upscale Valencia. » Read More
Posted: apr. 16, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Carl Kanowsky:Cracking down on breaches  Comments 0 Comments
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Why the owner is a bad apple

Many people I know enjoy at least one television reality show that they will admit as being a guilty pleasure. Mine happens to be "Bar Rescue." » Read More
Posted: apr. 13, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Why the owner is a bad apple Comments 0 Comments
Visiting 100 SCV Companies in a Week
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Visiting 100 SCV Companies in a Week

Together, the SCV Economic Development Corporation (SCVEDC), Valley Industrial Association (VIA) and the SCV Chamber of Commerce have set an achievable goal to visit w... » Read More
Posted: apr. 11, 2014 1:52 p.m. | Visiting 100 SCV Companies in a Week Comments
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Nancy Starczyk: Post-payment interest changes

In a dispute dating back more than a decade, the Federal Housing Administration on March 13 proposed eliminating a rule that has had sellers paying interest on a loan ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 09, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Nancy Starczyk: Post-payment interest changes Comments 0 Comments
The magic of the report card
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The magic of the report card

It is Spring break; time off from school for students of all ages. This time of year is when students bring home progress reports from school and conversations are hel... » Read More
Posted: apr. 06, 2014 2:00 a.m. | The magic of the report card  Comments 0 Comments
Janice France-Pettit: Business loan tips
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Janice France-Pettit: Business loan tips

Union Bank recently announced the results of its annual Small Business Economic Survey, reporting that an increasing number of respondents believe the small business c... » Read More
Posted: apr. 02, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Janice France-Pettit: Business loan tips Comments 0 Comments
Ken Keller: Why you need “A” players in the job market
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Ken Keller: Why you need “A” players in the job market

In my opinion, companies that under-perform almost always lack enough "A" players to become a breakthrough organization. » Read More
Posted: mar. 30, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Ken Keller: Why you need “A” players in the job market Comments 0 Comments
Nancy Starczyk: Flood insurance problems
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Nancy Starczyk: Flood insurance problems

The United States Senate recently approved the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, the next to final step needed to restrain rising flood insurance premiums t... » Read More
Posted: mar. 26, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Nancy Starczyk: Flood insurance problems Comments 0 Comments
Attracting jobs to the SCV
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Attracting jobs to the SCV

In partnership with the County of Los Angeles, $200,000 has been made available to support an Industry Cluster Attraction Incentive (ICAI). The goal of ICAI is to attr... » Read More
Posted: mar. 24, 2014 6:17 p.m. | Updated: mar. 24, 2014 6:17 p.m. | Attracting jobs to the SCV  Comments 0 Comments
Ken Keller: Why some business owners underperform
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Ken Keller: Why some business owners underperform

In sports, winning is clearly defined. In order to win, the performance gap has to close between potential and results. » Read More
Posted: mar. 22, 2014 6:04 p.m. | Ken Keller: Why some business owners underperform Comments 0 Comments
Carl Kanowsky: Teens, booze and liability
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Carl Kanowsky: Teens, booze and liability

You and your wife decide, after much heated discussion, to let your eighteen year-old, Mary, have a graduation party at your home for 25 kids. You figure one concessio... » Read More
Posted: mar. 19, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Carl Kanowsky: Teens, booze and liability Comments 0 Comments
Nancy Starczyk: Insurance rates may roll back
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Nancy Starczyk: Insurance rates may roll back

The likelihood that devastating increases in flood insurance rates will be reversed improved dramatically with passage of a reform measure on March 4 in the U.S. House... » Read More
Posted: mar. 12, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Nancy Starczyk: Insurance rates may roll back Comments 0 Comments
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Nancy Starczyk: Insurance rates may roll back

The likelihood that devastating increases in flood insurance rates will be reversed improved dramatically with passage of a reform measure on March 4 in the U.S. House... » Read More
Posted: mar. 12, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Nancy Starczyk: Insurance rates may roll back Comments 0 Comments
The Bank of Bad Habits
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The Bank of Bad Habits

"… One by one » Read More
Posted: mar. 09, 2014 2:00 a.m. | The Bank of Bad Habits Comments 0 Comments
Paula Hodge: Google transformation
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Paula Hodge: Google transformation

Do you remember when Google was just a cool and reliable Internet search engine? PC Magazine recognized the company as the search engine of choice in the top 100 Web S... » Read More
Posted: mar. 05, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Paula Hodge: Google transformation Comments 0 Comments
Ken Keller: Unmasking the mediocre company
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Ken Keller: Unmasking the mediocre company

Books like "Built to Last," "The Breakthrough Company," and "Good to Great" were written to help business people improve the companies they own, lead and run. » Read More
Posted: mar. 02, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Ken Keller: Unmasking the mediocre company Comments 0 Comments
Nancy Starczyk: Upbeat outlook for housing
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Nancy Starczyk: Upbeat outlook for housing

The housing market in the Santa Clarita Valley started the New Year tentatively, yet encouraging news abounds as the traditional Spring home buying season approaches. » Read More
Posted: feb. 26, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Nancy Starczyk: Upbeat outlook for housing Comments 0 Comments
Ken Keller: Improving effectiveness
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Ken Keller: Improving effectiveness

If you wonder why your sales people aren't more productive, aren't making enough presentations and are slow to close deals, it might not be the industry you are in, yo... » Read More
Posted: feb. 23, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Ken Keller: Improving effectiveness Comments 0 Comments
John Milburn: Keeping SCV strong
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John Milburn: Keeping SCV strong

According to the recent news release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics the US economy added 113,000 jobs in January 2014 and, "…job gains occurred in construc... » Read More
Posted: feb. 19, 2014 2:00 a.m. | John Milburn: Keeping SCV strong Comments 0 Comments
Ken Keller: Hubris is a disease that kills
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Ken Keller: Hubris is a disease that kills

Years ago a major manufacturer hired a research firm to conduct a survey of the cultural climate of the company. » Read More
Posted: feb. 16, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Ken Keller: Hubris is a disease that kills Comments 0 Comments
Nancy Starczyk: Information for buyers
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Nancy Starczyk: Information for buyers

Under the federal Ability-to-Repay rules that went into effect Jan. 10, lenders received guidelines on the type of financial information homebuyers must provide lender... » Read More
Posted: feb. 12, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Nancy Starczyk: Information for buyers Comments 0 Comments
Ken Keller: Leaders set tone
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Ken Keller: Leaders set tone

Research suggests that employees do not leave because of the company they work for, but they quit because of their manager. » Read More
Posted: feb. 09, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Ken Keller: Leaders set tone Comments 0 Comments
Pete Bellas: What’s the forecast?
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Pete Bellas: What’s the forecast?

What is our fascination with forecasts? Are they really helpful and how can we use them for planning purposes? » Read More
Posted: feb. 05, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Pete Bellas: What’s the forecast? Comments 0 Comments
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Ken Keller: Meet your objective in 2014

At the end of the first month of the year, are your objectives for 2014 being met? Have the results versus your goals left a gap? Are you worried that what happened or... » Read More
Posted: feb. 01, 2014 10:33 p.m. | Ken Keller: Meet your objective in 2014 Comments 0 Comments
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Ken Keller: Move always forward, never backwards

In May, 1976 I had just finished what I first thought was my junior year of college. When I put a pencil to things, I discovered I was not 12 months away from graduati... » Read More
Posted: jan. 26, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Ken Keller: Move always forward, never backwards Comments 0 Comments
 

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