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Top 5 Marketing Strategies for Success

Marketing options are wide and varied, offering more opportunities than ever before for companies to connect with their customers. Everything ...

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For-Profits Can Pursue Public Good

For-profit corporations must be run to maximize profits to their shareholders. Decision makers who put any other consideration above profit ...

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How to Hire the Best Job Candidates

Most business leaders claim that hiring quality individuals for their organization is one of their highest priorities. Nevertheless, many of ...

Regulation: Is Government Building Business or Breaking It Down?

Regulation: Is Government Building Business or Breaking It Down?

Government regulations can be a double-edged sword — either they cut off business from a lucrative market or they slice ...

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For Health and Franchise

Healthcare franchises are hot. Non-medical homecare was the No. 1 franchise industry a few years ago (2006 - 2009), according to Peter Tourian, founder and CEO of locally based SYNERGY HomeCare, noting that, while it is not necessarily still selling … [More]

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NLRB: Off-Hours Email OK

Employers who monitor workers’ electronic communications cannot discipline workers for using company email off hours for non-business-related purposes, according to a ruling issued last December by the National Labor Relations Board.  The new ruling … [More]

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Passion Fires Sustained Performance Improvement 

Companies need passionate workers because these workers can drive extreme and sustained performance improvement. However, a mere 12 percent of the United States work force exhibits all of the attributes that define the “Passion of the Explorer,” … [More]

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Dodge the ‘Got a Minute?’ Misery 

Got a minute? The fact is, unless you are a great rarity today, you not only don’t have a minute, you have a yawning deficit of minutes. There is work unfinished on your desk. You have personal aspirations of all kinds that you never find time for … [More]

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IKEA Designs for Business

Debuting the concept as the only one of its kind in its U.S. stores, IKEA last month held a grand opening of its business design center at the IKEA store in Tempe. In addition to the store’s extensive stock of furnishings and furniture, IKEA Business … [More]

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By The Yard

In a market of new concepts, the ones that are successful are expanding and Sam Fox’s The Yard at Farmers Arts District Tempe is the latest to truly make its mark. The new location that includes Culinary Dropout is the new hot spot for lunch, dinner … [More]

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All-New 2015 Expedition Platinum

In the luxury SUV market, Ford has always held a strong spot. Now with the updated Ford Expedition Platinum, Ford is competing with cousin the Navigator and rival Escalade and Denali by GM. Competition among brands was once fierce; now, it is a … [More]

 

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Philanthropy

SRP to Fund Planting of Trees in Areas…

Congratulations to the Arizona Cardinals on an exciting year. Their 32 touchdowns this season means Salt River Project will plant 3,200 trees to restore Arizona forests destroyed by fire. SRP has pledged to fund the planting of 100 Ponderosa Pine … [More]

Positions

Positions

IASIS Hires Georgia Brissa as Representative…

IASIS Healthcare recently hired Georgia Brissa as representative coordinator of Hospital Services for Mountain Vista Medical Center, a full-service hospital, featuring all-private rooms and advanced medical technology designed to provide … [More]

Achievements

Achievements

Tempe Business Leader Mike Jennings Honored…

Tempe Leadership, the nonprofit leadership program through the Tempe Chamber of Commerce, is honoring Mike Jennings, local Tempe business leader and Tempe Leadership alumnus, as the 2015 Outstanding Community Leader at the annual Tempe Chamber Beacon … [More]