Every Nine Seconds a Kid Drops Out of School

In America, a kid drops out of high school every 9 seconds…Imagine if they didn’t. This is the compelling question behind award-winning filmmaker Mary Mazzio’s newest project "Ten9Eight", a thought provoking film which tells the inspirational stories of several inner city teens (of differing race, religion, and ethnicity) from Harlem to Compton and all points [...]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Wins Top Honors

CSUF Entrepreneurship continues its winning ways in the Small Business Institute Student Consulting National Competition by placing in the top ten for the 18th straight year in a row! The CSUF Entrepreneurship undergraduate student team, "TrueAnthem", finished second in the nation in the annual Small Business Institute consulting competition. The TrueAnthem project included Matthew Gallizzi, [...]

SEO Means Trying to Keep Up With Google

Google is constantly changing the rules ----  this means that web development and SEO firms must constantly adjust their optimization techniques. Sophisticated website development and SEO firms learn new things every day that impact web design decisions along with SEO techniques. Most of this learning is technical or "under the hood", but it also includes [...]

Entrepreneur Spirit: Roger Richards

From time to time I will be interviewing Entrepreneurs making it happen in our community. In economic times like these there us much opportunity to be had but who are these brave people actually daring to take the risk and fulfill their entrepreneurial spirit. This is Roger Richard’s story. On a Wednesday afternoon I went [...]

Communicating with New Consulting Clients

Communications is about emotion.  Successful people communicate well and have the ability to influence opinion or dissuade belief.  After you’ve met someone and time passes, that person will not remember the specifics of your conversation nor will they remember what you looked like at the time….but they will remember HOW YOU MADE THEM FEEL.  Always [...]

Small California Firms Say Healthcare Costs Killing Entrepreneurship

OC Register Blogger Jan Norman says that Two-thirds of California small business owners say more people would become entrepreneurs if they knew they could get health insurance despite pre-existing health conditions, reports Small Business Majority, a national advocacy group focused on healthcare reform. http://jan.freedomblogging.com/2009/09/03/small-firms-without-health-insurance-say-they-cant-afford-it/21143/ John Bradley Jackson © Copyright 2009 All rights reserved.