by Eric Wall | September 24, 2015 | Virtual Assistant

Living the cosmopolitan lifestyle is not as easy as it looks. There’s hardly enough time to get ready in the morning or watch Last Week with John Oliver, let alone go to all the restaurants, bars, concerts, museums, and baseball games that you had plan …

by Eric Wall | September 3, 2015 | Business

Anybody that has participated in job interviews, either as the interviewer or the interviewee, knows that they are of limited utility. From the perspective of the interviewer, job interviews can certainly raise red flags that warn you off hiring somebo …

by Heidi Hodges | August 27, 2015 | Business

Much has been written about the benefits of telecommuting for both employers and employees. Allowing employees to work remotely helps recruit and retain top talent, increases productivity for those that work better alone, and helps efforts to combat gl …

by Eric Wall | August 17, 2015 | Virtual Assistant

The beauty of having a virtual assistant is that you can get off your plate those tasks that you don’t want or don’t have time to do. There is an art to delegating. It’s not a complicated art, like jazz improvisation, but it does have this in common wi …

by Eric Wall | August 17, 2015 | Business

It’s a great job market out there in many industries, particularly the tech industry, and with that comes the fierce race to attract and retain employees with competitive benefits packages and perks. Not since the dot com era have we seen companies off …

by Eric Wall | August 17, 2015 | Business

Old habits die hard. While we live in the Internet Age, many businesses continue to operate as they did in past decades. Employees commute into work, handouts are distributed at meetings in a conference room, workstations are installed with software an …

by Eric Wall | August 17, 2015 | Business

Here in San Francisco, Earth Day comes at a particularly sensitive time. California is enduring a multi-year drought and the typical winter rainy season has brought virtually no snow to the Sierras or water to reservoirs. The state is drafting water re …

by Eric Wall | August 17, 2015 | Business, Legal

Technology is finally dragging the legal world into the 21st Century. Despite some courts’ continued insistence on receiving paper, you can e-file most of your briefs. Slowly, a jurisprudence of electronic discovery is starting to solidify through amen …

by Eric Wall | August 5, 2015 | Marketing

There once was a time when we conceived of technology primarily as a way of simplifying our lives. You can think of this as the Jetsons version of the future or the sort of future folks envisioned when they would visit the World’s Fair. We were going t …

by Eric Wall | August 3, 2015 | Business

Your friends had told you about the restaurant. “Try the pan-seared, macadamia-encrusted tuna,” they said. “It’s to die for.” Well, it looks like you may die before ever tasting that tuna. You and your date have just ordered two more glasses of white w …

by Eric Wall | August 3, 2015 | Business

Fred Snodgrass was a success. He was born in Ventura, California in 1887 and attended college in Los Angeles. He became a successful banker and served for three terms on the city council for Oxnard, California, then served as mayor for a little less th …

by Heidi Hodges | August 3, 2015 | Business

When we think of disasters that could interrupt the day-to-day function of business, earthquakes, floods, pandemics and cyber attacks commonly come to mind. However there is one business risk that is often overlooked, the Zombie Apocalypse. The risk th …

Subscribe to receive insights into marketing, business and legal.