Emily Lund 

Managing Editor


Mark Grisafe of Grisafe Architecture in Long Beach on What it Takes to Succeed as an Architectural Design Firm

Businessing Magazine sat down with Mark Grisafe, the owner and head architect at Grisafe Architecture in Long Beach, California. Mark is not only a talented architect, but an astute businessman who is well respected in his community. We wanted to find out how Mark has managed to find success as a small business and how he sets his company apart in an industry that is often … [Read more...]

Think Again with Matt Grisafe of AV Programming Associates

This interview is part of the “Think Again” series, in which Businessing Magazine talks to small business owners about how their companies have evolved and how things don't always go as originally expected. In this interview, we asked Matt Grisafe of AV Programing Associates about how his business has grown and changed in the last 20 years. Tell Us a Little about Your … [Read more...]

Think Again with Dave Miles of VitalChurch Ministry

This interview is part of the “Think Again” series, in which Businessing Magazine talks to small business owners and nonprofit leaders about how their organizations have evolved and how things don't always go as originally expected. In this interview, we asked Dave Miles of VitalChurch Ministry about how his nonprofit has grown and changed since its founding in 1994. Tell Us a … [Read more...]

Think Again with Mitch Goodz of Good Sounds

This interview is part of the “Think Again” series, in which Businessing Magazine talks to small business owners about how their businesses have evolved and how things don't always go as originally expected. In this interview, we asked Mitch Goodz of Good Sounds in Newport Beach, California about how his company has grown and changed in his more than 40 years in the residential … [Read more...]

Think Again with Scott McKee of Scott McKee Construction

This interview is part of the “Think Again” series, in which Businessing Magazine talks to small business owners about how their businesses have evolved and how things don't always go as originally expected. In this interview, we asked Scott McKee of Scott McKee Construction in Mission Viejo, California about how his company has grown and changed in his more than 30 years as a … [Read more...]

How Knockout Pest Control in Temecula Beats Out the Big Guys

In almost every industry, small business owners find themselves competing with the “big guys.” The big guys are the well-known brands that offer similar products and services to your small business, but are much larger, often national, companies. They have large marketing departments and budgets behind them, and are able to make their names familiar to the average consumer. … [Read more...]

VitalChurch Interim Pastor Training Event Touches on the Business Side of Helping Churches Thrive

When most people think of running a church, they tend to think of the way in which pastors and other church leaders guide their congregations spiritually. They think about Sunday morning sermons and weekday programs and community outreach events. They often forget that, behind the scenes, a church is actually run a lot like a business. There are budgets to make, a building to … [Read more...]