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My First 120 Days as a Realtor in California

“Real estate sales was perfect training for the experience to go into public life because you learn to accept rejection, to meet new people, learn to work with people and find common ground.  That’s the way you sell houses…that’s also the way you win over constituency.” – Johnny Isakson When I planned to move to San Diego in August of 2014 to be closer to …

Running a Business in San Diego: A Great Place to Work and Live

This article first appeared in The Consulting Masters. “You’ve come a long way baby!”  1968 Virginia Slims promotional campaign. In 2003, I was recruited by Entropic Communications, at the time a small San Diego start-up company, to become its new CEO.  After accepting the position, but before I moved to San Diego, I was invited by the founding CEO of Entropic, Itzhak Gurantz, and another …