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Panesis: Tri-county region needs its own Sand Hill Road

By   /  Friday, September 28th, 2018  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Technology, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Panesis: Tri-county region needs its own Sand Hill Road

By Mike Panesis To entrepreneurs, Silicon Valley’s Sand Hill Road is mecca. Wikipedia lists 44 venture capital firms located on this relatively short stretch of road in Palo Alto. The first to set up shop on Sand Hill Road, in 1972, was Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, today one of the largest and most venerable Read More →

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Schlomer-Fischer: Brand innovation requires creativity

By   /  Friday, September 14th, 2018  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Schlomer-Fischer: Brand innovation requires creativity

By Erika Schlomer-Fischer Chaos or creative brand opportunity? Technological shifts are being felt at many levels in business and our daily lives today. Human adaptation to these shifts has always created anxiety due to social, economic and power-based changes. The field of Austrian economics aptly refers to this period of change as “creative destruction.” As Read More →

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Richards: Gender, ethics matter in negotiations

By   /  Friday, August 31st, 2018  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Richards: Gender, ethics matter in negotiations

By Judith Richards Ten years ago, I began incorporating a videotaped role-playing, coalition bargaining exercise into the negotiation and conflict management class I developed for the California Lutheran University MBA program. The simulation gives students an opportunity to practice using persuasion, collaboration and conflict resolution skills to overcome a competitive scenario. Examining how these simulations Read More →

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Pacific Pride Festival celebrates LGBTQ community

By   /  Friday, August 24th, 2018  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Pacific Pride Festival celebrates LGBTQ community

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Oliver: How to build a strong ethics program

By   /  Friday, August 17th, 2018  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Oliver: How to build a strong ethics program

By Carl Oliver Some companies spend a lot on ethics programs, and some spend a little. Cost is not a good measure of effectiveness. Some expensive efforts have little effect, and some inexpensive efforts produce excellent results. There are three rules to a strong ethics program. First, managers are responsible for knowing and complying with Read More →

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Parker Brown: Don’t overlook positives of Trump economy

By   /  Friday, August 3rd, 2018  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Parker Brown: Don’t overlook positives of Trump economy

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Hill: Marketing to millennials and Gen Z

By   /  Friday, August 3rd, 2018  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Hill: Marketing to millennials and Gen Z

By Jodi Hill Working in higher education marketing and teaching millennial graduate students, I’ve learned a bit about how to speak to, work with and market to millennials, those born between 1980 and 1994. Now we’re also faced with Gen Z, who are starting to enter the workforce. Born after 1995, this generation is considered Read More →

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