Tag: Entrepreneur

Fatherly Advice

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Fatherly Advice

For all of us who have had loving, caring and resourceful fathers in our lives, we know the loss we feel when they are no longer with us.  That void, no matter how recent or long ago it occurred, still seems to resonate in our lives.  However, somehow, Dad’s words of encouragement and fatherly advice […]

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San Diego Designer Releases Inaugural Line of “Superbright” Clothing

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
San Diego Designer Releases Inaugural Line of “Superbright” Clothing

Californians with bold style and an inspired fashion-sense need look no further than Volga Verdi: a rising clothing brand with unbridled color and character. The newly-launched brand is the brainchild of twenty-six-year-old designer Peter Green, a San Diego resident who has left the realm of graphic and interactive design and brought his art to the […]

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Obama’s Proposed Reorganization – Help or Hindrance?

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
Obama’s Proposed Reorganization – Help or Hindrance?

President Barak Obama has proposed a wholesale reorganization of several government agencies that deal with various aspects of business and trade. The plan  would merge business functions of the Commerce Department with the Export-Import Bank, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the Small Business Administration and the Trade and Development […]

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Fran Cannon, MBA ACM, Interviewed on KUSI’s San Diego People

| January 7, 2012 | 1 Comment
Fran Cannon, MBA ACM, Interviewed on KUSI’s San Diego People

For Immediate Release… “Growing Your Business in 2012” Episode on 1.8.2012 10 a.m. San Diego,CA 1.8.2012- (Press Release) San Diego People’s “Growing Your Business In 2012” episode hosted by Sandra Maas will feature Ruben Barrales, President & CEO of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, Business Attorney Michael D. Curran from Curran & Curran […]

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A ‘Letter from a Business Owner’

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments
A ‘Letter from a Business Owner’

Recently one of my colleagues forwarded an email to me with a “letter” supposedly from an actual small business owner to his employees. Being cautious about forwarded material, I decided to look into it more closely and found that this “letter” has been around since mid-2009 with several different names attached to it. But just […]

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Reviewing the Small Business Lending Fund

| October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
Reviewing the Small Business Lending Fund

The numbers are in, the “winners” have been chosen, and in this case there doesn’t even seem to be much left to shout about. After the usual hype and ballyhoo, President Obama’s much vaunted Small Business Lending Fund has ended with what Thomas K. Brown described in iStockAnalyst.com as “a thud.” Out of a total […]

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Is Unemployment Un-American?

| September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Is Unemployment Un-American?

Unemployment has become a major topic of concern and debate here in America. My worry is not about the people that use unemployment to get a new job or better yet use the opportunity to start a business. My fear is creating a sub-class of people that expect to be taken care of, with little […]

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New Numbers on Banks and Lending

| September 10, 2011 | 0 Comments
New Numbers on Banks and Lending

The latest numbers are out for the second quarter, and some of it is mildly encouraging – but only mildly. According to an FDIC release, banks overall reported $28.8 billion in aggregate profits for the second quarter of 2011, a $7.9 billion increase over the same period in 2010. It was also the eighth straight […]

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Waitress turns “You’re Fired!” into a Sweet Life

| September 7, 2011 | 0 Comments
Waitress turns “You’re Fired!” into a Sweet Life

For immediate release Chula Vista’s Sweet Life Deli to Reopen September 8, 2011 Chula Vista, CA – Sweet Life Deli, the popular eatery in the Park Plaza Shopping Center that has been closed since October, 2010, is officially reopening under new ownership on Sept. 8, 2011 at 5:00p.m.  Mayor Cheryl Cox will be performs the […]

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