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Workers comp landscape changes in 2017

Workers comp landscape changes in 2017

If you missed the quiet passage of legislation changing California’s workers comp law last summer, you were not the only one. The fallout from the Aug. 26 signing of Assembly…

Blog: Organ donor and recipient families meet in Modesto

Blog: Organ donor and recipient families meet in Modesto

I got an email this morning from Memorial Medical Center about a special meeting between two families involved in an organ transplant. In 2014, Tom Goss received a new heart…

Blog: Lowe’s hiring, Valentine’s Day fun facts

Blog: Lowe’s hiring, Valentine’s Day fun facts

TURLOCK — We’re learning more about the entertainment coming this summer to the Stanislaus County Fair. British reggae band UB40 will perform at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, July 15. You may…

Navigating California’s two-tier minimum wage

Navigating California’s two-tier minimum wage

California’s minimum wage went up at the beginning of the year and will continue to increase in the years to come in a series of six, stepped annual statewide increases.…

Blog: Go Red

Blog: Go Red

MODESTO — If you’ve driven past Memorial Medical Center at Briggsmore Avenue and Coffee Road in Modesto, you’ve no doubt noticed the image of a red dress projected on the…

Winners look for chances to excel

Winners look for chances to excel

Recently I was chatting with a friend who I think leads a balanced life. She shared that life was great, so I asked her why she thought she was enjoying…

How to compete for California tax credits

How to compete for California tax credits

California is generally considered a business unfriendly state because of its high taxes and strict regulatory environment.  Over the last few years, businesses have taken their operations to more friendly…

How to stop using PowerPoint as a crutch

How to stop using PowerPoint as a crutch

I can guarantee that as you’re reading this, someone somewhere in this world is falling asleep to a PowerPoint presentation. There are thousands of business presentations a day throughout the…

What’s your personal definition of success?

What’s your personal definition of success?

Let me start off the new year with a few questions for you. How was 2016? In which ways were you successful? What goals did you achieve? Where could you…

Going long: Creating great online content

Going long: Creating great online content

It is common knowledge that the attention spans of internet users tend to be woefully low. Bounce rates are high and engagement is low, for the overwhelming majority of the…

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