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Giving Thanks: How These 10 Entrepreneurs Founded Profitable Businesses

Nov 28, 2019 (0) comment , ,

    In honor of Thanksgiving, here’s how 10 successful entrepreneurs turned their ideas into reality — in their own words. Travis Grillo, founder and CEO of Grillo’s Pickles Image credit: Boston Globe | Getty Images What’s the big idea? After Travis Grillo didn’t get a shoe designer job at Nike, he turned the sour moment into […]

California will still require rooftop solar panels on new homes — at least for now

Nov 14, 2019 (0) comment , ,

SolarCity workers Joey Ramirez, left, and Taran Stone install solar panels on the roof of a Long Beach home. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)   State officials declined Wednesday to approve a program that would allow new homes to be built in Sacramento without rooftop solar panels — handing at least a temporary victory […]

The 6 Principles for Overcoming Entrepreneurial Adversity

Nov 14, 2019 (0) comment , , ,

Don’t let your business problems stop you in your tracks! Instead, use these strategies to jump over the hurdles and grow your business. Problems and adversity can be motivational, as Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, author of the bestselling book, The Power of Positive Thinking, once said. Why? Because “it grows you strong,” he explained. In […]

California approves $3.2B bond for Virgin’s $4.8B bullet train to Las Vegas

Nov 07, 2019 (0) comment ,

Brief: The California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank) has authorized a $3.2 billion tax-exempt, fixed-rate revenue bond issuance to help DesertXpress Enterprises LLC, an affiliate of Virgin Trains USA, build a high-speed train from Victorville, California, to Las Vegas. The new XpressWest service, at speeds of up to 180 miles per hour, will take […]

Construction Company Caterpillar Wants To Mine the Moon

Oct 31, 2019 (0) comment , ,

What would it take for Earth’s autonomous mining technology to reach outer space? Construction giant Caterpillar hopes to one day bring its autonomous mining technology to one of the universe’s most sought after mining locations: the moon. Technology used in autonomous and remotely operated mining equipment in use today could someday harvest precious elements from […]

11 Quotes on Kindness That Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read

Oct 24, 2019 (0) comment , ,

World Kindness Day serves as a reminder that benevolence can be good business. The business world is often portrayed as a highly competitive ecosystem in which you need to fight to get ahead. To a good extent, that’s very true. Entrepreneurs need thick skin, drive and intense focus to succeed. But it’s also important for […]

Los Angeles development booming

Oct 24, 2019 (0) comment , , ,

Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA) is in the midst of a building boom. With residential, commercial, retail, office space underway, developers are meeting strong demand for an urban live-work-play lifestyle in the city. At the end of 2018, there were almost 3 million square feet of office space under construction in downtown Los Angeles, according to the […]

Newsom Signs New Law to Speed Housing Construction Across California

Oct 16, 2019 (0) comment , , ,

Construction workers are seen on the site of a new building in Los Angeles, California on Oct. 8, 2019. (Credit: Frederic J. Brown /AFP via Getty Images) A new California law aims to stop communities from delaying construction of new housing projects. It’s one of 18 housing bills signed Wednesday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. California […]

Mega billions: a look at some of the biggest US construction projects underway

Oct 10, 2019 (0) comment , ,

Many in the construction industry consider a project that costs $1 billion or more a megaproject. However, there are a number of U.S. developments underway that make $1 billion seem like small change. And not all of them are massive energy or public works projects. Private money is also driving behemoths. Here are five of the […]

The 8 Habits of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs

Oct 03, 2019 (0) comment , , , ,

Success doesn’t happen in a lazy, hit-or-miss, haphazard fashion. Adopting these eight traits might help you find the success you’ve been looking for. Psychologist Denis Waitley’s approach to winning with self-awareness and self-esteem puts an exclamation point on the idea that most often success comes from within. One measure of entrepreneurial success is your effectiveness […]

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