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Interview with San Diego Police Chief, Shelley Zimmerman

Two weeks ago Felena had the opportunity to have an interview with San Diego’s first female Police Chief, Shelley Zimmerman.  Police Chief Zimmerman described how she ended up in sunny San Diego from Ohio.  She went through her one of her first cases where she went undercover at a local San Diego high school to put a stop […]

Four-Day Conference Nov. 19-22 at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido will be presented by the Asian Heritage Society and County of San Diego and hosted by San Diego County District 3 Supervisor Dave Roberts. Major participants include CONNECT of San Diego, North San Diego Business Chamber, San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation, Alliant […]

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Today in the United States there are 1,200 new women owned businesses open a day. That is drastically up from last years 740 businesses a day. Recently American Express released their 4th Annual Open State of Women-Owned Business Report which had some very encouraging numbers for female entrepreneurs. 4/10 new businesses today are started by women. This means that […]

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At the Vancouver Peace Summit in 2009, the Dalai Lama said something profound, unexpected, and to some, audacious.  He declared that Western women will save the world; which was quite a declaration for someone of his stature to make.  Most leaders tend to tread lightly through PR filtered messages and are extremely careful to not seem too […]

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EnduroBox: An Environmentally Responsible & Stress-Free New Way to Move EnduroBox is happy to celebrate its third year in business.  As of August, sales have already increased by 30 percent.  Owners Shane and Erica Cheek are happy to see the trend catching on.  People are new to the idea of the rentable, reusable plastic moving […]

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Felena Hanson considers the impact of Obama’s presidency on small business owners and the lessons we can learn from event that have occurred during his eventful time in office.  Whether you’re for or against his legislation, Obama and his big government has had a powerful impact on entrepreneurship and small business.  As a small business […]

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Hi this is Amy Chang, licensed manager and family therapist. I’m here to give you another tip on how to cultivate your happiness. Today’s tip is to take breaks during your long hours at work. It’s important for you to take that five minute, ten minute break to go outside and to get some fresh […]

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Four Trends I’ve Observed Over The Last 20 years The world is changing drastically and business is following suit—finally.  My business is all about supporting female entrepreneurs with the resources they need to be productive, professional, and prosperous.  The Hera Hub community and private discussion forums are always buzzing with questions, trends, and diverse perspectives on start-ups, […]

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Hey guys, Natalia, Full Circle Images here. Thanks for joining me again and happy June, happy summer in San Diego. I hope you’re as excited as I am. I’m here today in Del Mar on the beach, and I wanted to give you a quick little tip that you can use anywhere, any time, but […]

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 Zuki Bikes, a small start-up is pleased to announce the launch of  a crowd-funding event that offers customers the opportunity to pre-order our unique and innovative children’s learning bike at a 25% discount and free shipping within continental U.S. on Indegogo.com.  The Zuki Balance Bike has no-pedals and no-training wheels but helps kids learn to […]

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Today’s business’ need to make sure they are “Right-Sized” and that includes the space you occupy.  There are basically two rationales for relocating, strategically or circumstantially.  Of course the former is better than the latter.  Here are some things to think about… Strategic Change: Along with new customer acquisition, distribution channels and product development, space […]

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It seems to be common knowledge these days that we tend to do business with those we like, trust, and have an established relationship with.  So if this is true, why are so many professionals turned off by “networking”? My experience has taught me that one of the most common misconceptions about networking is that […]

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