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San Francisco Job Market Shaken, Not Stalled

There are days that I wish I’d chosen a cheaper, slower burg to call home. And then there are days when I’m glad I live in one of the highest cost, most dynamic and diversified markets in the country. I’m talking about the San Francisco Bay Area. Even without directly factoring in the impact of […]

Even More Math We Love: Adding Jobs

There hasn’t been much of my favorite math to share of late, but companies are finally back to adding jobs. COMPANIES ADDING JOBS The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation’s Treasury Services group says it expects to add 135 new positions to its operations area in Pittsburgh this year. Crate & Barrel will add 220 […]

Fast Fact

America’s inner cities represent a $122B retail opportunity. (Source: Initiative for a Competitive Inner City)  Hearthis post

There’s Life In the Job Market Yet

So, I’ve just returned from NYC.  I traveled there for my birthday.  I used the time to take in a show (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), see a few friends and formulate a strategy, or strategies, for moving my business to the next level–recession be damned. While I was there I had occasion to […]

Opportunity Alert: Big Profits in Small Cars

Beneficent Big Oil has delivered another business opportunity!  This time it’s big profits in compact packages–compact cars, that is.  The little putt-putt’s I hate to see cut into my lane, the little eggs and cheese wedges on wheels that have become de rigueur for Bay Area treehuggers, are fast becoming all the rage for auto […]

Living La Vida Laid-off

Getting laid off is no fun. It’s frustrating. It’s demoralizing. It’s life-changing for some. Losing a home is tough. Giving up luxuries like vacations and exclusive schools is tougher. But the toughest thing about living “La Vida Laid-Off” is just that…living it. Trying to be normal, trying to engage in topical conversation or to do […]

Opportunity Alert: 5 Money-Making Opportunities Tailor-Made For A Recession

Here are 5 business or career opportunities tailor-made for any recession. Negotiating severance agreements between laid off employees and employers Managing accounts receivable for business owners who now find themselves forced to accept payment in installments Liquidating business assets for downsizing and closing businesses, and banks who’ve foreclosed on such businesses Helping commercial and residential […]

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