Title

August 2013

Volume

25

Issue

8

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-2013

Abstract

News and Features

The Summertime Tune-up As the days grow

longer and warmer, small business owners might

want to be careful about taking it too easy during the

summer months. Bill McBean says that now is the

time to work smarter, not harder, and gives tips on

why you should do a summertime check-up on your

business. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

‘Jetson’-Age Tools Click With Big-Event Planners

Ann Windham shares three of her favorite new

technologies for event planners. These tools help

for efficiency and streamlining tasks before, during

and after an event. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

The Bootstrapper’s Dirty Dozen: 12 Tips to Help

Small Business Owners Prosper Anything that

takes your focus off the customer, puts your fledgling

business in harm’s way, says Joseph Callaway.

Callaway shares a few tips that might not be obvious,

but can help your small business to grow and prosper. . 9

Work With Intention Everything you want to

accomplish in life requires an investment of your

time, so when you want to improve your results, you

must consider the fact that your supply of time is

limited. Blocking out time is an easy-to-use system

that allows you to operate like the CEO of your

business and life by spending your most

valuable asset—your time—with intention. . . . . . . . . . 14

Columns

Computer Column. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Corporate Profile. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Success in Business. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Event Planning Technology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

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

Sales. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

The Lists:

Largest Employers in the Inland Empire. . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

Largest Credit Unions in the Inland Empire. . . . . . . . . . 18

Top Tenant Improvement Contractors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

Real Estate Notes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Time Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Business of Social Media. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

Human Resources and Hiring. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

Financial Column. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

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

Restaurant Review. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

New Business Lists:

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

County of Riverside. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

Executive Time Out. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

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