Title

January 2014

Volume

26

Issue

1

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-2014

Abstract

News and Features

Four Critical Actions Leaders Can Take Now

to Build a Culture of Accountability in 2014 Julie

Miller and Brian Bedford offers a proven process

for installing an accountability-based culture, a

platform for success in business and in everyday

life. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Are You Penny-Pinching Yourself Out of Business?

Sean C. Castrina outlines five expenses a business

should never ever skimp on. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

7 Important Questions to Answer Before Approaching

Investors When you contemplate equity financing

for your business, there are some things to consider

before approaching investors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Risk Avoiders Are Opportunity Missers: 10 Excuses

Business Owners Make (and Why They’re Holding You

Back) Tom Panaggio helps business owners identify

the risk avoidance that may be holding them back by

highlighting 10 of its most common forms. . . . . . . . . . 15

There’s Always Next Year: The REAL Reason

Resolutions Fizzle (and How to Change That in

2014) If you’re like 92 percent of Americans, New

Year’s resolutions are nothing more than fairy tales

we grown-ups tell ourselves. Those Americans

are not going to keep those resolutions. Brian

Moran has a plan to get yourself out of the annualized

thinking trap. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

Columns

Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Investments and Finance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

Computer Column. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

Small Business Advice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Business Success. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Time Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

Real Estate Notes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

Financial Column. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

Manager’s Bookshelf. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

The Lists:

Top Colleges and Universities in the Inland Empire. . . . . 14

Hotel Suites in the Inland Empire. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Financial Brokerage Firms Serving the I.E.. . . . . . . . . 29

Community Colleges in the Inland Empire.. . . . . . . . . 31

New Business Lists:

County of San Bernardino. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

County of Riverside. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

Executive Time Out. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Restaurant Review. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

Included in

Business Commons

Share

COinS