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Success & Motivation

Hispanization: cooling down the pot

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Hispanic Heritage Month began Sept. 15 and runs through Oct. 15, and and as a Hispanic business columnist I thought I would write this column not exclusively for Hispanics in business, but about Hispanics and business. One of the more prominent and respected financial institutions in the United States (if there is such a thing [...]


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Combate la procrastinación y gana

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Cada día hay más tentación para procrastinar en tu vida personal y profesional, pero aquí tienes consejos para ganar.


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In Business, Change Equals Opportunity

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Change. What a curious thing. At times we embrace it for the promise it holds of a better tomorrow and the benefits we stand to gain from it. At times we resist it for fear of being forced out of our comfort zone, left to stand on the threshold of the unknown. Regardless of where [...]


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Building A High-Demand Business

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My wife and I are huge fans of Michael Bublé, the young singing sensation who has effectively revived the old standards of the 1940s with a style that is as contemporary as it is classic. A throwback to the great Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Bobby Darin, this young crooner packs thousands of screaming fans [...]


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Business: It’s A Matter of Perception

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I recently attended a small business conference where owners and entrepreneurs from around the country gathered to discuss the most pressing issues affecting businesses today. As you can imagine, the ongoing economic crisis dominated the discussion for most of the three-day event, but in particular, I was intrigued with the group’s overall reaction to the [...]


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Julian’s Best Practices: A CPA’s Perspective

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I’ve heard it said that a consultant is someone who borrows your watch and tells you what time it is, and then walks off with the watch. While that’s actually pretty funny, I’m happy to say that my personal experience as a business owner is quite different – and I hope it is for you [...]


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The Return of the CEO / Building an Enduring Organization

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On February 22, 2010, I addressed a topic in my column that, quite frankly, was difficult for me to write about – and for good reason. That was the day I shared with you the news that my father had been diagnosed with stage-three lung cancer and, since he is also my partner and the [...]


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Recipe For Success

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There’s something about celebrities that absolutely enthralls us. At some level we know they’re only human, regular folks, like the rest of us, yet we still can’t help but elevate them on a pedestal – especially when it’s a celebrity we admire. Perhaps we’re drawn to celebrities because they seem to epitomize our notion of [...]


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Becoming Self-Motivated

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Corporate America spends billions of dollars each year on programs, seminars and workshops in an attempt to get their employees motivated. This column is about to save you some money. Have you ever wondered what motivates people to do their best? What is it that drives them to raise the bar and strive ever more [...]


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Never Stop Growing

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This probably isn’t what you want to hear right now – not in the midst of this global recession, when just hanging on is hard enough to do – but despite the difficulties, when it comes to business, if you’re not growing, you’re dying. This may seem like a difficult message to hear, but bear [...]


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