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Realistic (Tradeshow) Expectations

By Tim Kolacz Last week I exhibited at the SHOT Show in Vegas. The show was gigantic, 65,000 people were there as attendees, and there was an electricity in the air. Booths were humming with people and moving parts. Exhibitors were greeting people and showing off their latest wares. And …

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Inland Empire Business Loans… Relationships or Robots?

By Eugene E. Valdez AKA The Loan Doctor If you are a CEO of an Inland Empire based business you should devote a certain number of your weekly hours to engage in strategic planning.  Purpose is to tweak your business model in response to changes in the environment (both external …

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General Exit Strategies

By Eugene E. Valdez AKA The Loan Doctor™ This week’s article is for the benefit of owners of Inland Empire-based, closely-held companies who are thinking about selling their businesses in the next 2-3 years.  Exit strategies are a complex subject matter and it is impossible to cover it all here. …

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By Eugene E. Valdez AKA The Loan Doctor™ I write an “advice column” primarily covering the subject matters of strategic planning and the process of obtaining bank loans for expansion.  I have written hundreds of articles and spewed a lot of wisdom. If  I were you the reader and we …

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Obtaining Financing and a CEO’s Wisdom Go Hand in Hand!

By Eugene E. Valdez AKA The Loan Doctor™ Bankers like to loan money to CEOs who have wisdom and intelligence. These two qualities are hallmarks of good executives and reduces a banker’s perceived risk in extending a loan to a business. In my opinion one of the ways CEO’s can …

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