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Building Great Teams: Part I – Identifying Exceptional Team Players

Over the past several years, I have had the pleasure to work with numerous boards on their strategic plans. The problem is (has always been, and will always be) that no matter how great of a plan you have, how much funding you have at your disposal and how dynamic your leadership skills, success will always depend upon the quality of the team tasked with implementing the strategy.
Everywhere we turn these days we are part of a team, either formally or informally.

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How long should I keep my tax records?

With the conclusion of another tax season (well, at least for some people) a question often arises from our clients: how long are they required to retain their tax records?
One set of answers comes from the applicable statute of limitations for assessment. Another set of answers comes from exactly what tax records are we talking about and what do you need to be able to substantiate.

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Newport Beach company acquires 345 acres in Stockton

Newport Beach-based CT Realty recently acquired 345 acres of industrial-use land in Stockton, according to a press release issued by the company.

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Economy continuing to fare well, economic forecast reports

The Center for Business and Policy Research at the University of the Pacific in Stockton released its California and Metro Forecast today. In it, the state economy is reportedly performing well, despite an uncertain policy environment.

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Stockton State of the City highlights economic development, reinventing image

 

City of Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs highlights the city’s strengths and challenges in this year’s State of the City address at the Port of Stockton on May 18.

By MARC LUTZ
Business Journal Editor

STOCKTON – The port was buzzing with activity, at least in shed 20.

Community leaders, businesspeople, vendors, workers and many others gathered for the 19th annual Stockton State of the City address.

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CEO of BAC joins community bankers in meeting with Trump

 

President Donald Trump speaks to an audience of community bankers during ICBA’s 2017 Capital Summit.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – BAC Community Bank CEO William R. Trezza is one of more than 100 bankers meeting with President Donald Trump this week about community banking.

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Design of the times: MHD takes classic approach to modern branding

 

Marcia Herrmann, owner of MHD in Modesto, and Maria Carlson, head of Marketing and Web Development, stand next to a collage of client logos at their headquarters.

By MARC LUTZ
Business Journal Editor

MODESTO – For the past 30 years, Marcia Herrmann Design has been working with clients to help them reach their goals of success.

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