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    My Banned Words for 2017

    Shelly Palmer Just for fun, here is a list of buzzwords, biz speak, and hipster droppings that should be banned from every business meeting forevermore. In my last banned word rant, I opined about a proleptic conversation that began, Client: “Our Big Data Rock Star ideated a cloud-based, scalable,...
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    Tips for Happy Home Improvement

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Summer’s almost here, and the long days can make you feel like you have extra time on your hands. Maybe the rainy winter damaged your home, or you’re noticing aging parts of your abode that you’d like to renovate. Either way, you’re...
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    Consejos sobre mejoras para el hogar

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau El verano está casi aquí, y los largos días pueden hacer usted sentir que tiene tiempo extra en sus manos. Quizás el invierno lluvioso dañó a su hogar, o usted está notando las partes envejecidas de su morada que usted quisiera renovar....
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    How Do You See the Future?

    Shelly Palmer Tomorrow will be nothing like today. It may look and feel a lot like today – you’ll get up, have breakfast, exercise, go off to work, etc. But tomorrow will be nothing like today. Tomorrow there will be 600,000 new smartphone activations, 540,000 new computers sold, hundreds...
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    Travel Tips for Your Summer Vacation

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Whether you live in the Bay Area and want to escape San Francisco’s infamous drizzly summer, or your neighborhood gets so hot in July and August that you want to visit cooler pastures, summer is the perfect time to travel! Traveling is...
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    The Invasion of Ideas

    Shelly Palmer I was going to write about a specific threat to brand marketing this week. But, considering the recent vicious attacks in London, I want to revisit a thesis about a specific threat from brand marketing. This enemy is not a person, a people, a government or a...
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    Mayor Liccardo announces Vision to Transform the Diridon Station Area

    More than 6 million square feet of office/R&D space will accommodate between 15,000 – 20,000 jobs   San Jose, Calif. – San Jose Mayor Liccardo announced Tuesday June 6th that the City of San Jose has commenced  discussions with Google on the potential development of a mixed-use, transit-oriented office...
  • Siete consejos para planificar una boda perfecta

    Siete consejos para planificar una boda perfecta

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Las bodas pueden ser muy costosos, ¡por lo que tiene sentido que la novia y el novio quieren que todo vaya de acuerdo al plan! Desafortunadamente, no siempre es fácil. Bodas tienen muchas partes móviles: planificadores, lugares, oficiantes, comida, pasteles, DJs, vestidos,...
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    Seven Tips for Planning Your Perfect Wedding

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Weddings can be very expensive, so it’s understandable that couples want everything to go according to plan! Unfortunately, it isn’t always easy. Weddings have many moving parts: planners, venues, officiants, caterers, cakes, DJs, dresses and tuxedos, limos, photographers and more. No wonder...