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Confessions of a (Happy) Workaholic

September 30, 2016

Running a coworking space isn’t easy.*

Running any workspace isn’t easy, actually. If someone tells you it is, they’re either doing it incredibly poorly or have an amazing right-hand wo/man who is doing all of the work. It is hard [read more...]

What is the State of LAX?

September 29, 2016

A new report released today by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) reaffirmed Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX’s) role as a major economic generator in Southern California – creating 620,610 local jobs, and its on-going, capital-improvement program, [read more...]

Celebrating Your Local Chamber

September 16, 2016

Today marks the end of Chamber of Commerce week. And if I’m being totally honest, I completely forgot about it.

Seriously.

I know, I know. I wrote about it in the weekly e-newsletter just last week, and I still forgot. I [read more...]

American History Equals PTO

September 2, 2016

It’s a long weekend, y’all! (Okay, that was awful, please forgive me…)

It’s Labor Day weekend. Are you doing anything special this Saturday, Sunday, Monday? For many if not all of you, Labor Day means a day home from work. [read more...]

In Case You Forgot… You Are Great

August 26, 2016

You hear us recite the reasons to join a Chamber of Commerce. You listen to us urge involvement with your community. You hear us preach engagement and the multitude of benefits to residents, business owners, educators, and professionals, but, [read more...]

Meeting of the Membership Welcomes Councilmember Bonin

August 25, 2016

On Tuesday, September 27, local professionals will gather for the LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Meeting of the Membership with special guest Councilmember Mike Bonin. During this meeting, Councilmember Bonin will address the state of District 11, future [read more...]

Innovation is Queen

August 19, 2016

Innovation. You’ve seen this word thrown around a lot lately. Headlines, articles, Facebook posts, blogs, memes… It’s a buzz word. Just like when the concepts of hyperlocal and Silicon Beach started to permeate the media, innovation is a hot [read more...]

Gracias Todos

August 12, 2016

So this week’s blog is going to be a wee bit different.

Usually I—

try to look up relevant information for our readers or let you know of any great events that are coming up. But unfortunately, my time has come [read more...]

Let’s Talk About Focus! Wait, I have to answer an e-mail…

August 5, 2016

The issue of focusing on a task can be a battle we lose before we even begin. And how can it not? With so much time being spent on our phones, perhaps doing not-so-productive things, to all of the [read more...]

Business, Boats, and Beers

July 29, 2016

Don’t think of pink elephants!

 

So how many did you think of? Where they big? Where they small? Were their trunks moving?

Let’s try again, don’t think about networking events.

 

What did you picture? People in suits in a fancy hotel or [read more...]