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4 L.A. Venues for a Smashingly Successful Event

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, May 26, 2014

Elegant Events Made Easy

Planning an event in Los Angeles isn’t always easy. Between hotels, concert halls, and nightclubs, simply getting started can be overwhelming in a city that offers so many options.

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Tags: company culture

Make Your Corporate Meetings Better and Faster

Posted by Steve Johnston on Fri, Aug 30, 2013

9 Ways to Shorten Your Meetings

You’d be hard pressed to find a person who didn’t dread attending a corporate meeting at some point in their career. If you’re noticing that your team members are less engaged in conversation during these gatherings, that may be a sign that your meetings need to change. But how? One solution is to make the meeting shorter. The following excellent tips from the Harvard Business Review and others should help you do just that.

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Tags: company culture

Recruiting Candidates Who Fit Your Company Culture

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Jun 24, 2013


Finding the Right Gears for Your Company’s Machine

When it comes time to hire new faces for important positions within your company, you know the precarious ups and downs that can begin to present themselves. Finding the person who has the skills, certification and experience to give your company the most seamless transition from losing the previous employee to integrating the new one is a difficult task, mostly because the candidate who has the qualifications doesn’t always equal the candidate who will contribute positively to your company’s culture.

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Tags: small business advice, company culture