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McNellis: How to Keep Friends and Influence No One

"80 percent of friendship is kindness." By John McNellis We all want friends. We all want to be liked. Most of us wish we were better liked. Over the holidays, I...
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Recent Ruling to Transform Architects’ Liability Cases

By Gregory Korbel and Rosanna Moreno In early July, the California Supreme Court in Beacon Residential Community Association v. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP clarified that architects that serve in the capacity...

Report: Retail West Coast Year in Review & Look Ahead

This article was republished with explicit permission from Kidder Mathews and its author, and it originally appeared here. Demand Fuels Expansion in Brick & Mortar Retail Recovery While the pandemic took...
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San Francisco Passes Proposition C to Increase Gross Receipts Tax on Commercial Landlords

Commercial Rent Tax for Childcare Proposition C—the Commercial Rent Tax for Childcare and Early Education—is set to take effect January 1, 2019, and increase the Gross Receipts Tax ("GRT") on...

Hobstetter: America’s Cup and the Legacy Opportunity

By David Hobstetter Races come, races go, but what legacy do they leave behind? In the run-up and excitement to the world’s most-followed sailing competition, the America’s Cup in 2013,...
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Primer on Workplace Amenities

How to Leverage Your Competitive Edge And Meet the Needs of a Changing Workforce By Robin Weckesser Using the workplace as a tool to attract and retain talent while enhancing the...
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McNellis: Whole Foods’ Existential Threat?

“Amazon's plunge into the $800 billion US grocery industry posed an existential threat to rivals.” CNN August 2018 By John McNellis A couple questions remained in the wake of Whole Foods’...
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AB 68 Changes The Rules Regarding Accessory Dwelling Units

By Steven Vettel and CJ Higley On January 1, several housing-related bills signed into law in late 2019 by California Governor Gavin Newsom took effect, including Assembly Bill 68 (AB...

McNellis: To Everything There is a Season

By John McNellis The Bible’s book of Ecclesiastes tells of a time to every purpose under heaven. A time to rend and a time to sew. A time to kill...

McNellis: Your New Year’s Obituary

By John McNellis If you haven't made a New Year's resolution yet, you might consider another way of possibly improving yourself. Rather than resolving to lose ten pounds, drink less...

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