Title

August 2012

Volume

24

Issue

8

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-2012

Abstract

When Your Website Powers Your Business Why would you invest your hard-earned dollars to hire anyone less than a pro when designing your online business? After spending months developing your product, do yourself a favor and hire the right web developer—it will be well worth the investment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Need Work? Tech Companies Are Hiring Companies are hiring and will be hiring those students who have the educational capability of business with a STEM background (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). We do not have to go overseas to find this talent says Matthew Brosious, co-founder of FreightCenter.com. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Are You Leading From a Place of Fear? All actions in business decisions have consequences—so does a lack of action. Author of “Leadership Isn’t for Cowards,” Mike Staver advises: Don’t let fear cloud your decision-making. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Ask, Don’t Tell: Nine Ways Power Questions Help Us Build Better Business Relationships The days of getting in, making money, and moving on to the next guy are over. When times are tough and the future is uncertain, people want to put down roots and partner with people they truly like and trust. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Money Lessons From the Facebook Founder Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg made news recently when he refinanced the $5.95 million mortgage on his Palo Alto home with a 30-year adjustable-rate loan starting at 1.05 percent. Learn why he did not pay it off with cash. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

Website and Business. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Job Skills for the Future. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

The Lists: Inland Empire’s Largest Employers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Top Tenant Improvement Contractors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

Largest Credit Unions in the Inland Empire. . . . . . . . . . . 17

Messenger/Courier Services Serving the Inland Empire. . 29

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

Leadership in Business. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Business Communication. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Real Estate Notes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Computer Column. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

Restaurant Review. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

Manager’s Bookshelf. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

New Business Lists: County of San Bernardino. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 County of Riverside. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Inland Empire People and Events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

Executive Time Out. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

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