Posts Tagged ‘small business’

This Collection of Tools Will Improve Your Business Writing Skills

Writing for business is a specific skill that needs to be honed over the course of your career. Many people think they don’t need to develop their skills, as they already have enough skill to get by day to day, but developing those skills pays dividends. Here are the best online tools that you can […]

August 26th, 2016 - By


4 Key Ingredients To Family Business Success

The difficulty of trying to manage a dual relationship is something common with those who work in family businesses.

January 7th, 2016 - By


Caution for Small Business Owners Using a Home as Collateral

Recent data from the Pepperdine Private Capital Market Project revealed that 88% of privately-held businesses with revenues less than $5 million want to execute growth strategies, but they typically have lower levels of necessary resources, such as the people or finances, to grow compared to privately-held businesses with higher revenues. Eager to grow, but lacking […]

February 15th, 2013 - By


PODCAST: Family Business Succession Planning with Otis W. Baskin, PhD

This podcast interview features Otis W. Baskin, PhD, professor of management, who discusses strategies for family business succession planning.

April 18th, 2011 - By


Being Strategic with Less

In today’s economy, everyone is trying to do more with less. Charla Griffy-Brown, Ph.D.,  Associate Professor and Discipline Lead of Information Systems at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, is internationally recognized as one of the most active and prolific researchers in the technology management and innovation fields, and she has a passion for […]

June 1st, 2010 - By


Top 10 Ways Business Owners Can Put Money in their Pockets

The Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management hosted financial experts Jonathan Stouffer and Paul Salerno of Orange County-based firm Tax & Financial Group in a seminar on ways that business owners can cut costs and add revenue during tough times. Below are their top 10 tips: 1. Max out Corporate Deductions Talk with […]

May 12th, 2010 - By


Ideas vs. Opportunities

This is a guest post by Tim Berry, GBR Editorial Review Board member and President of Palo Alto Software Ideas are a dime a dozen. Opportunities are much more important. An opportunity is an idea that’s passed the test of planning. It has potential. You can implement it. An opportunity has some of the following […]

March 31st, 2008 - By