Our Business is Helping Yours Find the Right Home

DCG Strategies Blog, Business & Private Entities

In business, where you are matters almost as much as what you do. At DCG, we understand that getting the right building and space for your business matters. Your office, workshop, warehouse or any other kind of space has to do two things. It has to be in the right spot, and have the right space and services you need. It has to be properly outfitted for phone, the internet, shipping and receiving: whatever it is that your business does. It has to do more than that, though: it has to fit with your people.

Not by Faith Alone: The Three Commandments of Church Sales

DCG Strategies Blog, Faith-Based

Too often, church congregations put faith in their member volunteers when buying and selling property. A church must understand its needs, the property, and the marketplace when going forward.
Image source: Flickr CC user Ted Sakshaug

A few Sundays ago I heard a nice story about how a church found the land where its beautiful buildings now sit. The preacher at the time spotted a ‘for sale’ sign on the lot while out driving one day. He liked the property so much that he stopped at the house. The owner came out on the porch, and the two men starting haggling. Within a few minutes, the preacher had a deal and shook firmly on it. The man’s gut and strong faith told him it was the right thing to do, even though he wasn’t sure when, or if, his church would ever build there. They did build, decades later. Well, it all worked out.

Evaluating Property Resources Aids Reform to California’s School Funding System

DCG Strategies Blog, Education

The phrase “failing public schools” is one we’ve all heard for decades. It becomes a hot-button issue during election season, and then is generally neglected by the same politicians afterwards. The issues are long-standing and of enormous importance, and finding solutions seems …

Guidelines for CBOs: CASBO 2014 Workshop Materials

DCG Strategies Education

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, DCG’s Jerry Matranga co-presented a workshop at the California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO) annual Conference & School Business Expo. Jerry presented along-side Marilyn Cleveland, Attorney at Law with Dannis Woliver Kelley, and Brianna García and Suzanne Speck, Director of Management …

DCG’s Steffani Kizziar Participates in the Spirit of Humanity Forum

DCG Strategies Company Updates, Faith-Based

DCG’s Steffani Kizziar and her husband, Andrew Dreitcer – Associate Professor of Spirituality and Co-Director of the Claremont School of Theology’s Center for Engaged Compassion – will be participating in a Spirit of Humanity Forum in Reykjavik, Iceland from April 10-12, 2014. …