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To succeed, learn what motivates you

By   /  Friday, November 25th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on To succeed, learn what motivates you

By Jim Cathcart People frequently tell me, “I don’t believe in motivation because it doesn’t last.” My smart-aleck response is, “Neither does eating, exercise, breathing, sleep or bathing but they are all still good for you.” Some people compare motivation to education and claim that education lasts and is, therefore, more substantial. The implied criticism Read More →

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Fate of Dignity-Anthem gamble uncertain

By   /  Friday, November 25th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Fate of Dignity-Anthem gamble uncertain

By Stephanie Hoops Employers nationwide have been migrating toward self-funded health plans ever since the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 exempted them from state regulation, but it’s not clear whether that trend will continue in the wake of Donald Trump’s victorious presidential race. The Self-Insurance Institute of America is preparing blueprints for a Read More →

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Ventura County hospitals partner with CSUCI to train workforce

By   /  Friday, November 18th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Ventura County hospitals partner with CSUCI to train workforce

By Greg Barnes and Dawn Neuman Ever think about what happens to blood samples drawn during a hospital stay or doctor’s visit? They are delivered to a certified laboratory to be analyzed by a clinical laboratory scientist, who provides critical information for making health care decisions — like discovering warning signs of cancer, heart disease, Read More →

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Successful leadership must be sustained

By   /  Friday, November 11th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Successful leadership must be sustained

By Greg Van Ness Leading successfully is challenging, as anyone who has tackled a leadership role knows well. Much has been written and will continue to be written about the keys to successful leadership — in fact, Amazon currently lists more than 180,000 entries for “leadership books” on its website. Leaders make an outsized impact Read More →

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Don’t let overhead kill your business

By   /  Friday, October 28th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on Don’t let overhead kill your business

By Lee Schuh Many businesses consider overhead to be the No. 1 impediment to reaching their business goals. However, it isn’t overhead that is the problem but rather the results of poor planning for the future growth of the business. This is certainly true for companies growing relatively fast. We will use the term overhead Read More →

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Being in charge of a company does not make you a leader

By   /  Friday, October 21st, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Being in charge of a company does not make you a leader

By Ritch K. Eich It’s been a bad year for some top business, media and political leaders. Roger Ailes, the founder, former chairman and CEO of Fox News, was ousted after numerous complaints of sexual harassment surfaced. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigned as head of the Democratic National Committee after a leak exposed efforts to Read More →

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Embracing trade does not make you a traitor

By   /  Friday, October 14th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Embracing trade does not make you a traitor

By Gerhard Apfelthaler On a recent trip to Iran, I couldn’t help but notice the difference in the public narrative regarding the lifting of the sanctions against Iran. While many people in the United States — at least according to mainstream media — seem to think that they got the short end of the stick, Read More →

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