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Independent contractors now a question mark in California after employment bill passes

Feb 20, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

Brief: California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 5 into law that went into effect this year. As part of a signing message, Newsom said that the new regulation would help reduce instances of worker misclassification as independent contractors, “which erodes basic worker protections like the minimum wage, paid sick days and health insurance benefits.” […]

Anti-solar panel can generate electricity at night, researchers say

Feb 10, 2020 (0) comment , , , ,

In order to develop solar panels that generate electricity at night, you just need them to operate in the exact opposite way solar panels work during the day. One of the problems with solar panels is that they don’t generate electricity at night, so we have to store the electricity they generate during the day […]

7 Mindsets That Guarantee Enduring Success

Feb 06, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

In the business of success there are two types of people – the one-hit-wonders who enjoy short-term success and those who achieve enduring success that sustains them for life. The businessperson who holds the belief that they already have what it takes to be successful and that they already know what they need to know, […]

5 Ways Childlike Curiosity Can (and Should) Inspire the Entrepreneurial Mindset

Jan 31, 2020 (0) comment , , , ,

Curiosity has been widely recognized and cultivated as being an essential ingredient for good leadership, sound company culture, successful team-building and personal mental health.     Curiosity has been widely recognized and cultivated as being an essential ingredient for good leadership, sound company culture, successful team-building and personal mental health. Since children are the trailblazers […]

Rupert Murdoch’s son just bought a $150 million Los Angeles estate, shattering California’s sales record.

Jan 21, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

Take a look at the property, which has a 26-room mansion and a secret underground tunnel. The estate includes a 75-foot pool and pool house.  The iconic Chartwell Estate in Los Angeles just sold for about $150 million, breaking the California sales record, Neal J. Leitereg reported for The Los Angeles Times. The buyer was […]

The most expensive projects on the planet: $175B fuels these 5 jobsites

Dec 30, 2019 (0) comment , ,

Megaprojects, above all else, are defined by their potential to impact millions of people. While the $1 billion investment mark is generally accepted as the threshold for a singular project to be considered “mega,” that target moves according to the context of the country or specific location it’s in. So while U.S. megaprojects’ construction put-in-place […]

3 retractable roof projects open up special construction considerations

Dec 05, 2019 (0) comment , ,

While a few years ago it might have seemed like massive structures with movable parts were only achievable in futuristic movies, they are becoming commonplace on high-profile, design-centric spaces that cater to both indoor and outdoor events. What’s not commonplace is the special construction considerations required to build them. A retractable roof provides shelter from […]

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 […]

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