Title

July 2014

Volume

26

Issue

7

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-2014

Abstract

Does the Economic Big Picture Drive Your

Decisions? Three “Context Clues” Leaders Should

Never Ignore How can your company’s leaders

make better decisions where challenges are concerned?

Some of those decisions have short-term consequences

while others will affect the business for much longer.

Ron Scherer and Joel Naroff points out three clues

leaders should never ignore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Talk Your Way to the Top: Why Old-School

Communication Skills are the Competitive Edge

New Grads Need Geoffrey Tumlin advises new

grads not to depend on your new credentials or your

great GPA to win the job you want. He warns that

they don’t matter nearly as much as your ability to

articulate, influence, persuade, and connect. . . . . . . . . 11

Ten On-the-Job Mistakes That May Be Sabotaging

Your Career Ben Carpenter shows us that some

workers are making mistakes—either subtle

missteps or sins of omission or both on their job.

He pinpoints 10 specific on-the-job mistakes that

may be hurting their career. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

Do What You’re Good At, Not What You Love:

Real Talk for Today’s Job Seekers While

following your passion is a popular career advice,

matching your job to your skill set is a much better

bet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

Real Estate Notes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

Financial Column. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Navigate the Global Economy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

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

Computer Technology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

The Lists:

Commercial Printers in the Inland Empire. . . . . . . . . . . . 10

Certified Public Accountants. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Advertising Agencies in the Inland Empire. . . . . . . . . . . 14

SBA Lenders in the Inland Empire. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

Business & Liability Insurance Agencies. . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Communication. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Career Success. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

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

Career Advice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

New Business Lists:

County of San Bernardino. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

County of Riverside. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

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

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

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