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Ken Keller: I owe you big time!
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Ken Keller: I owe you big time!

Don't you think it would be best for your company if all those that work there knew exactly what is expected of them? » Read More
Posted: feb. 20, 2015 5:07 p.m. | Ken Keller: I owe you big time! Comments 0 Comments
Carl Kanowsky: How to get rich by spilling the beans
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Carl Kanowsky: How to get rich by spilling the beans

It seems appropriate, what with it being Lincoln's birthday, to write about what is known as the "Lincoln Law," or the False Claims Act. » Read More
Posted: feb. 18, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Carl Kanowsky: How to get rich by spilling the beans Comments 0 Comments
Ken Keller: Avoiding the ten management traps
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Ken Keller: Avoiding the ten management traps

Who is a manager? Those individuals held responsible and accountable for the proper supervision and leadership of employees. Managers should concern themselves with th... » Read More
Posted: feb. 13, 2015 6:09 p.m. | Ken Keller: Avoiding the ten management traps Comments 0 Comments
Bob Khalsa: To stage or not to stage?
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Bob Khalsa: To stage or not to stage?

It's not clear that staging a home for sale always achieves the desired effect, but spending $675 to grab buyers' attention sounds like an idea worth trying. » Read More
Posted: feb. 11, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Bob Khalsa: To stage or not to stage? Comments 0 Comments
Ken Keller: Putting it all together to inspire
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Ken Keller: Putting it all together to inspire

Last week I introduced John Naber's Gold Medal Process. John won four gold medals and one silver medal as a swimmer in the 1976 Olympics. The first four steps of his p... » Read More
Posted: feb. 08, 2015 10:43 p.m. | Ken Keller: Putting it all together to inspire Comments 0 Comments
The ABC's of Growth
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The ABC's of Growth

Every business owner, CEO and top executive I know is interested in growing their company. » Read More
Posted: feb. 06, 2015 5:49 p.m. | The ABC's of Growth Comments 0 Comments
New Year, New Employment Regulations
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New Year, New Employment Regulations

In 2014, the California legislature passed approximately 900 new laws affecting California businesses and their owners. Many of these laws went into effect January 1, ... » Read More
Posted: feb. 06, 2015 5:43 p.m. | New Year, New Employment Regulations  Comments 0 Comments
John Milburn: Lower your employee training costs
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John Milburn: Lower your employee training costs

Since its inception in 1982, the California Employee Training Panel (ETP) program has provided well over $1 billion to lower employer costs of training more than 800,0... » Read More
Posted: feb. 04, 2015 2:00 a.m. | John Milburn: Lower your employee training costs Comments 0 Comments
Ken Keller: Earning gold medals
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Ken Keller: Earning gold medals

I've had the pleasure of being in the audience twice to learn of the process that John Naber, swimmer, followed to win four gold medals and one silver medal in the 197... » Read More
Posted: jan. 30, 2015 6:15 p.m. | Ken Keller: Earning gold medals Comments 0 Comments
Ken Keller: Continued frustration or fierce conversation?
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Ken Keller: Continued frustration or fierce conversation?

When was the last time you had a conversation with your weakest link, your lowest-performing direct report; the individual not doing what you want them to do? » Read More
Posted: jan. 23, 2015 7:32 p.m. | Ken Keller: Continued frustration or fierce conversation? Comments 0 Comments
Carl Kanowsky: When does Yes mean Yes?
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Carl Kanowsky: When does Yes mean Yes?

When does "Yes" mean, "Yeah, let's do the deal?" When does "Yes" mean, "Yes, I'm interested, let's talk further?" And when does "Yes" mean, "Yes, I believe you are a r... » Read More
Posted: jan. 21, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Carl Kanowsky: When does Yes mean Yes? Comments 0 Comments
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Ken Keller: What are your (real) priorities?

Success in 2015 will be determined by how effectively the leader executes against their plan. At the end of the year, the only question that will matter is: "were the ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 18, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Ken Keller: What are your (real) priorities? Comments 0 Comments
Bob Khalsa:Year of the first-time home buyer
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Bob Khalsa:Year of the first-time home buyer

Even California, with its higher home prices and greater demand than much of the rest of the nation, is poised for a return of the first-time home buyer, with more tha... » Read More
Posted: jan. 13, 2015 6:32 p.m. | Bob Khalsa:Year of the first-time home buyer  Comments 0 Comments
Ken Keller: Growth curve lessons learned
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Ken Keller: Growth curve lessons learned

Early on in my career I had the pleasure of working in a fast growing corporation that doubled its revenue to a billion dollars in six years. » Read More
Posted: jan. 11, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Ken Keller: Growth curve lessons learned Comments 0 Comments
Ken Keller: What must change in 2015?
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Ken Keller: What must change in 2015?

This is the first full week of the New Year and if you are like most individuals, you are going to have a better year than last year, because you have taken time to ca... » Read More
Posted: jan. 02, 2015 7:29 p.m. | Ken Keller: What must change in 2015? Comments 0 Comments
Nancy Starczyk: Boomers Still Wield Power In Housing Market
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Nancy Starczyk: Boomers Still Wield Power In Housing Market

When it comes to housing, or most anything, the generation of Americans born between 1946 and 1964 sets trends, makes or breaks businesses and drives markets. And "bab... » Read More
Posted: dec. 31, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Nancy Starczyk: Boomers Still Wield Power In Housing Market Comments 0 Comments
Ken Keller: Business owner’s resolutions
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Ken Keller: Business owner’s resolutions

1. The economy no longer matters to me; we are going to grow revenue in 2015 regardless of any external obstacles. » Read More
Posted: dec. 26, 2014 5:43 p.m. | Ken Keller: Business owner’s resolutions Comments 0 Comments
Keri Aaver: Staffing temporary workers
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Keri Aaver: Staffing temporary workers

If you're looking to grow your business in the face of a stronger economy, chances are that most of you will be considering increasing at least part of your staff with... » Read More
Posted: dec. 24, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Keri Aaver: Staffing temporary workers Comments 0 Comments
Ken Keller: The Failure to Evolve
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Ken Keller: The Failure to Evolve

A client of mine hired a long lost relative and placed him in management. For the sake of confidentiality, let's call this gentleman Steve. » Read More
Posted: dec. 22, 2014 1:03 p.m. | Ken Keller: The Failure to Evolve Comments 0 Comments
97% LTV May Change Game, Expand Credit
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97% LTV May Change Game, Expand Credit

In a move intended to expand credit for qualified buyers with little cash, first-time buyers of single-family homes now can qualify for loans with down payments as low... » Read More
Posted: dec. 16, 2014 5:57 p.m. | 97% LTV May Change Game, Expand Credit Comments 0 Comments
Ken Keller: Lessons I Learned at the Food Court
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Ken Keller: Lessons I Learned at the Food Court

Almost everyone looks back at their career at some point. The good times are remembered, the tough times are recalled, and the things learned that might apply to what ... » Read More
Posted: dec. 14, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Ken Keller: Lessons I Learned at the Food Court Comments 0 Comments
Carl Kanowsky: The $1.5 billion oops with Chase and General Motors
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Carl Kanowsky: The $1.5 billion oops with Chase and General Motors

Captain Steven Hiller is piloting the alien craft toward the mother ship, when suddenly he loses control of the spacecraft. » Read More
Posted: dec. 10, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Carl Kanowsky: The $1.5 billion oops with Chase and General Motors Comments 1 Comment
Ken Keller: The wimp at work
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Ken Keller: The wimp at work

Research conducted by The CEO Project suggests that the individuals who lead companies should spend their time very differently than how most are currently spending it... » Read More
Posted: dec. 05, 2014 7:44 p.m. | Ken Keller: The wimp at work Comments 0 Comments
Ken Keller: 'Be thankful for what you have and do'
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Ken Keller: 'Be thankful for what you have and do'

By the time you read this, Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday will have passed. » Read More
Posted: nov. 30, 2014 3:22 p.m. | Ken Keller: 'Be thankful for what you have and do' Comments 0 Comments
 

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