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Guest Column: In business, be clear on your expectations

It’s Pearl Harbor Day. That was a really rotten surprise. But we’re also approaching Christmas – the season of good surprises......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2018

My View: Developmentally disabled adults can have positive impact on business

In this guest column, the CEO of Gompers, which helps developmentally disabled adults find work with Valley businesses, explains how hiring those individuals has a positive ripple effect throughout the region......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2019

Earnings Outlook: Snap earnings: Investors need to see clear signs of a turnaround

Snap shares have soared this year on expectations that the company is finally turning its business around, and the Snapchat maker will be looking to prove that narrative with its next earnings report......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 16th, 2019

Guest column: Why manners — and Southern etiquette — can make a difference in business

As a Southerner by birth, I grew up in a culture where manners were of paramount importance. When interacting with authority figures and peers, I came to understand the social benefits of maintaining proper eye contact, saying “please” and “.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 30th, 2019

6 considerations before diving into a new business partnership

Always do your due diligence and set clear goals and expectations before signing on the dotted line......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 21st, 2019

Guest column: The storm of poverty in America

Editor’s note: The Philadelphia Business Journal is taking an in-depth look this year at poverty in our region and how the business community can help provide solutions.  Poverty in America is not unlike lightning that comes in the middle of a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2019

Guest column: Don"t let someone steal your business out from under you

What do you need to do before you hire your next employee? Most of the time, we approach new hires with the belief we have made a great selection and that this person will be a successful and loyal part of the team — forever. But, sometimes this .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2018

Common sense laws of emotionally intelligent leadership

Building emotionally-intelligent leaders is simple. All we have to do is take most of the best business practices used today and rethink them.  Piece of cake! Right? Most leaders believe the goals and expectations they set are clear, realistic and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2018

Guest Column: With laws changing, re-evaluate your business status

It’s April – the cruelest month. So let’s talk taxes......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2018

Guest Column: Be careful who you add to your board of directors

Let me ask a hypothetical question about a hypothetical business with a hypothetical board of directors to remind directors that they need to play by the rules......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 4th, 2018

Guest Column: Why the "penalty box" can penalize companies

The penalty box is where you end up if you don’t fit in with the culture of the business......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2018

Guest Column: Addressing the issue head-on is essential in business

It’s amazing how much time, money and effort some families in business will spend to avoid dealing directly with their problems......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2018

Guest column: Why Portland"s new smart Traffic Safety project is good for business

The sensors being installed as part of Portland's Smart City PDX Initiative will create a digital infrastructure with potential for business growth and civic engagement.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2018

Guest Column: How to mitigate conflict in family business

Every so often I hear from a reader who’s thinking about going to work for a family owned business......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2018

Guest column: Help your company stand out in a tricky labor market

From companies that have been in business for years to early-stage companies and startups, all organizations want to recruit the best talent. However, acquiring real talent is tricky — and the market is only getting tighter. With recruiting and rete.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 20th, 2018

Guest Column: Time to stand up for truth across business spectrum

“Truth is not truth” we recently heard on the news. And “I do not recall” was recently heard in a Congressional hearing......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 21st, 2018

Guest Column: Effective personnel reviews keep businesses on track

As a family business grows and becomes more complex, the owners should start looking for ways to make management and operations more systematic and professional......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2018

Guest column: More join the fight for Wichita

Three years ago, we as a business community intentionally formed the Greater Wichita Partnership because we knew the challenges we faced were too great for status quo. We believed that by locking arms and pursuing unity, and with collective effort, inv.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2018

Guest Column: How to be prepared for the risks that come with business

Recent events in the headlines remind us that life is about risk and how we deal with risk is the biggest single determinant of success or failure in every human endeavor......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2018

Guest Column: 3 key challenges for family businesses

The word “challenge” gets tossed around often in business and academic circles and even in personal conversations......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 22nd, 2018

Guest opinion: San Jose businesses benefit from Google"s downtown plans

Editor's note: The following guest column from Matthew Mahood from the Silicon Valley Organization is part of a series of op-eds the Silicon Valley Business Journal is running to get perspectives about Google's plans to purchase land in downtown San Jose.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 30th, 2018