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How to Change Your Attitude

We’ve all been there. You’re uninspired, unmotivated, irritated and spending your free time surfing the web for apartments in Paris or tree houses in the jungle. You’re not alone. If you feel stuck and bored then here are some things that can help you move forward.

1. Take responsibility for where you are. This can be very difficult, but at the end of the day, we are responsible for our happiness and success. Think about what you’re currently tolerating.…

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Added by GSDBA on April 17, 2013 at 3:35pm — No Comments

there’s no place like home: cody’s home + gift in hillcrest

Interior Designer Cody Winters has dreamed of opening a store of his own for many…

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Added by GSDBA on April 16, 2013 at 1:55pm — No Comments

San Diego College Area Business Improvement District Partners with Local Thunder to Help Local Businesses Drive Clicks to Their Downtown Bricks

The College Area Business District has partnered with Local Thunder to create a strong online and mobile presence for their 400+ business members with mapping, content, social media and promotion capabilities. The College Area Online…

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Added by GSDBA on April 2, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

WADDELL & REED GRAND SLAM SPONSORS OF EAST VILLAGE OPENING DAY BLOCK PARTY APRIL 9

Not one, two, but three strikes you’re out at the Padres’ first game of the season as they take on the Dodgers! Knock it out of the park and head down to the game early to run the bases of drinks, food, and music at the 3rd Annual East Village Opening Day Block Party on Thursday, April 9 from 11 am to 6 pm. Then slide into home at Petco Park to see the Padres take on the Dodgers at 3:15 pm.

Stop by J Street between 6th and 10th Avenues to enjoy live music, local grub, and fresh…

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Added by GSDBA on April 1, 2013 at 4:55pm — No Comments

The Hillcrest Business Association (HBA) Requests Quotes for Online Directory

The Hillcrest Business Association (HBA) represents over 1,300 businesses in San Diego’s 

premiere urban neighborhood. The HBA is seeking a member directory as an addition to their

website.

Existing conditions: The HBA has two web sites, one that acts as the organizational site

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Added by GSDBA on March 27, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Ann marie Houghtailing on Building Business Relationships from the Ground Up

I have built a business from zero. I had nothing when I started: no website, no money, no certainty. Businesses are built through relationships. Any basic sales or business development class will tell you that. If they don’t – get a refund. What everyone fails to explain is how to build a relationship from the ground up. How do you make meaningful connections with people at networking events, tradeshows, or social…

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Added by GSDBA on March 25, 2013 at 4:23pm — No Comments

SDEA Salary Survey 2013

Do you want to stay competitive in the ever-changing economy? Retain your employees? Then you will want a complimentary copy of the 2013 Wage & Salary Survey.  Don’t miss out—this is one of the few salary surveys that does not charge for participation and the data is specific to the San Diego area.

 

The San Diego Employers Association Wage & Salary survey is your best source for salary survey data for the San Diego area.  Last year we reported salary data from 119…

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Added by GSDBA on March 19, 2013 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Union Bank’s National Small Business Economic Survey

Union Bank’s National Small Business Economic Survey Finds Entrepreneurs 

Remain Cautious Amid Increased Optimism 

More businesses plan to increase hiring and capital expenditures

Among industries, professional services most optimistic about overall economy

 

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, February 28, 2013 – While most small business owners plan to play it safe and control costs after a year of increased layoffs, they also report an…

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Added by GSDBA on March 12, 2013 at 9:42am — No Comments

SPOTLIGHT ON THE BELLADIA “GIRLS”

article courtesy of the PFLAGSD January 2013 Newsletter

Since Jessy Sauchuk, owner and designer of Belladia Designs, has been our newsletter layout genius for almost two and a half years, thought it was about…

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Added by GSDBA on January 29, 2013 at 10:24am — No Comments

Volunteer for the 2012 GSDBA Cityfest Booth

GSDBA Members, you are welcome to sign up for a two hour volunteer shift(s) at the GSDBA booth at Cityfest 2012 on Sunday, August 12, 2012.

As a booth volunteer you will be able to hand out your company's promotional materials along with GSDBA Directories in a handy GSDBA bag.

This is an easy and inexpensive way to promote your business to over 50,000 people without having to purchase your own booth at the…

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Added by GSDBA on July 24, 2012 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Scripps Recognized as Leader in LGBT Health Care Equality

Scripps earns top marks for anti-discriminatory values and practices

 

Scripps Health has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” in the Healthcare Equality Index 2012 report, an annual survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) organization. Scripps Health earned top marks for its…

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Added by GSDBA on June 22, 2012 at 9:40am — No Comments

GSDBA Invites Bids for the layout of the 2013 Business Resource Directory

The Greater San Diego Business Association invites your bid for the INTERIOR pages design and layout of its 2013 Directory.  Your bid should be for a publication similar to the 2012 Directory and based on the requirements outlined below. 

  1. Bid should be based on the 2012 Directory design, size, format and page count, taking into account a possible 10% increase in size. Bid should include rates for any possible increase in size beyond the 10% predicted…
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Added by GSDBA on June 18, 2012 at 10:41am — No Comments

Volunteer for the 2012 GSDBA Pride Festival Booth

GSDBA Members, you are welcome to sign up for a two hour volunteer shift(s) at the GSDBA booth at the 2012 Pride Festival on Saturday, July 21, 2012 and/or Sunday, July 22, 2012.

As a booth volunteer you will be able to hand out your company's promotional materials along with GSDBA Directories in a handy GSDBA bag.

This is an easy and inexpensive way to promote your business to over 50,000 people…

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Added by GSDBA on June 14, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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Added by GSDBA on June 13, 2012 at 11:42am — No Comments

The Fight for FAIR Education Understanding Senate Bill 48

By Rivka Israel, Esq.

Family Legal Ease, Law Office of Rivka Israel, Esq.

 

On July 13, 2011, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 48, also known as the FAIR Education Act (Fair, Accurate, Inclusive, and Respectful Education Act). This bill then became law on July 14, 2011, and actually went into effect in January of 2012.

 

Senate Bill 48 was initially introduced in the…

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Added by GSDBA on April 3, 2012 at 1:52pm — No Comments

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Added by GSDBA on April 2, 2012 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Revisiting Prop 8 -WILL THE U.S. SUPREME COURT GIVE PROP 8 ITS THIRD STRIKE?

by Michele Sacks Lowenstein, Attorney at Law, Certified Legal Specialist, Family Law

 

As everyone knows by now, on February 7, 2012 the Ninth Circuit issued its ruling on Prop 8; finding it unconstitutional. And as everyone also knows, same sex couples are still not legally able to marry in California. Why? Because the Ninth Circuit’s ruling maintained the previous stay placed on Judge Walker’s decision and…

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Added by GSDBA on March 30, 2012 at 10:22am — No Comments

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Added by GSDBA on August 26, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Change Happens – Teens Prove It

Recent national surveys have shown that the way people communicate has changed radically in the past few years. This is not news to many of us in the small business world or those who are parents of teens. 

One of the findings is that men under 30 don’t read paper-based media. They use social media almost exclusively. And this switch can have a big impact on your business if you are trying to reach them, hire them, or keep them as employees. 

First off, they don’t wear…

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Added by GSDBA on June 20, 2011 at 10:44am — No Comments

National Small Business Week 2011 May 16-20 Washington, DC

Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has proclaimed National Small Business Week to recognize the contributions of small businesses to the economic well-being of America. As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration recognizes this special impact made by outstanding entrepreneurs and small business owners. In 2011, National Small Business Week will honor the estimated 27.2 million small businesses in America. Small businesses are major…

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Added by GSDBA on May 16, 2011 at 12:10pm — No Comments

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