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The historic Rancho de Cordillera on the southwest corner of Nordhoff Street and Wilbur Avenue is the North Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce’s new home. The location is a perfect fit for the Chamber, which was founded in 1917. The property bears witness to some of the original landscaping and much of the charm of early Northridge. The Rancho is part of one of the original ranches which still exists in the San Fernando Valley.Read More
Saturday, December 5, children from three LAPD Youth Programs were treated to a special visit by Santa Claus and Nancy Cartwright, best known as the voice of Bart Simpson. Sitting in a magnificent, custom-made red sled, Santa (Cortney Lofton) and Mrs. Claus (Nancy Cartwright) distributed gifts to nearly three hundred children.Read More
If you’ve been in sales for more than a few weeks then you probably already know that referrals are your highest closing source of business, yet there’s a good chance that you’re missing out on 75% of these golden opportunities. I speak with business owners and salespeople all day every day. I’m always amazed when these otherwise smart and talented individuals tell me that they don’t proactively ask for referrals. Talk about leaving money on the table.Read More
From the very beginning of this article, we would like to explain that it is our overriding belief that as an entrepreneur, you absolutely deserve to earn a fair profit for the excellence you bring to the table for your clients. Even though you are the best at what you do, it’s bound to happen at some point: a prospect asks you to lower your rates or provide a discount of some kind.Read More
It’s been said that as we grow older, time appears to speed up. This statement has never been more true than in 2020 with the outbreak of COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus and SARS-CoV-2. The virus and the lockdowns that have resulted from it have put an end to many activities, especially for seniors who can no longer be as active as they once were. One day seems to meld into another.Read More
2020 has clearly been a heartbreaking year in the history of our country, as well as throughout the world, as we faced Covid-19 the invisible enemy. As a result, over two hundred thousand American lives were taken from us as well as millions of Americans being forced to battle this enemy.Read More
During a rather tumultuous time in our country’s history, many businesses and individuals are floundering, but volunteerism is flourishing. And not just among community members but within local and national brands. What does volunteering have to do with improving business? Everything!Read More