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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…

Gorsuch’s possible impact on employers

Gorsuch’s possible impact on employers

Shortly after taking office, President Donald Trump nominated a potential successor, Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, to fill the vacant U.S. Supreme Court seat. Judge Gorsuch currently sits on the U.S.…

10 things that could trigger an IRS audit

10 things that could trigger an IRS audit

Good news. You’re getting a small extension on your federal and state tax deadline this year. Instead of April 15, the due date is Tuesday, April 18. The 15th is…

What are you prepared to do for success?

What are you prepared to do for success?

Recently I was watching the movie, “The Untouchables,” and there is a scene where Elliot Ness is frustrated because he is being outplayed by Al Capone. He is unable to…

First aid expenses’ effect on workers’ comp

First aid expenses’ effect on workers’ comp

If you are a business owner and required to purchase workers’ comp insurance, then you might know a thing or two about experience modifications. If not, it’s important to know…

Top 5 IT issues for growing businesses

Top 5 IT issues for growing businesses

When it comes to technology, most business owners and managers just want things to work. With everything else there is to manage with a growing business, IT is usually left…

7 tips to make Facebook work for you

7 tips to make Facebook work for you

Facebook is the market leader for social media sites where friends, family, and strangers connect and share online. It is also a great platform for your business to keep customers…

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.…

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…

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