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Avoid taking a bite out of Sysco stock

Earnings are coming out for the fourth quarter of 2014 and, while some companies are doing well, others aren’t and are giving lower guidance.

January 30, 2015

Conversation with a survivalist

I met my good friend Oliver at a pizza joint, after several years’ absence of communication. When last we met it was 2008, his business was shrinking after a decade of unimpeded growth and the balance sheet was an iceberg.

January 30, 2015

Peggy Shannon: Profile in courage

Peggy Shannon died in December at the age of 68 after complications from surgery. You might be thinking her name sounds familiar, but can’t quite place it.

January 29, 2015

County should approve Rugged, Tierra del Sol solar projects

The San Diego Board of Supervisors will hold a hearing at 9 a.m. Feb. 4 in Room 310 of the County Administration Building, 1600 Pacific Highway, concerning the Rugged and Tierra del Sol solar projects. The board should wholeheartedly approve these projects.

January 29, 2015

How far will OPEC go?

If you are a business-news junkie like me, you could hardly miss the trends of the past two months that presumably predict the 2015 economy. Before the holiday season and on into January, retailing was a priority fiscal indicator. Now we have oil production as a runner-up for the most crucial headline of the day.

January 29, 2015

Commit to daily outreach to generate sales

Here are a few more sales, business and life answers that can help you make more sales today, and help you build a personal brand and reputation forever.

January 28, 2015

Choose to refuse incessant school testing

This is National School Choice Week, but I want to talk about parents’ school-testing choice. Moms and dads, you have the inherent right and responsibility to protect your children. You can choose to refuse the top-down Common Core racket of costly standardized tests of dubious academic value, reliability and validity.

January 28, 2015

Trying to make sense of NTC walking tour

There are four historic districts in the city of San Diego listed in the National Register of Historic Places, according to a flier at the former San Diego Naval Training Center in Liberty Station. NTC is one of them.

January 27, 2015
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