Tomorrow’s Leaders 

by RaeAnne Marsh

The health and vitality of a community owes much to the strength of businesses that operate in its environs and to decisions made by those with the responsibility of leading those businesses. This is true in a diversified business community like Phoenix just as for towns whose economy rests on a single, large employer. Business… [More]

Turning Today’s Students into Tomorrow’s Values-Driven Business Leaders

Viewpoint – Jerry Colangelo

[Editor’s note: Jerry Colangelo shares his views, written from the standpoint of his association with Grand Canyon University, on a philosophy that successful leadership transcends the traditional “bottom line,” as part of the cover story “Tomorrow’s Leaders.” Read »] Last month, I was blessed to have my name attached to a new 150,000-square-foot College of… [More]

Jerry Colangelo, USA Basketball

from Jerry Colangelo

Whether or not leaders are born, they can (also) be made. And that’s where our business schools enter into the equation that is business. It’s no secret that business is changing at a breakneck pace. As such, teaching and learning must keep up with these changes, especially at the collegiate level. The good news is… [More]

The Future of Blockchain Technology 

by Brian Marcel

This article is intended to scare and be a wakeup call for anyone who considers himself a middleman, because he will soon no longer be needed. But first, let’s examine what a blockchain is, as businessfolk may as well understand the technology that is going to make some jobs redundant. What Is Blockchain/Tangle? Not to… [More]

Social Media – Where It’s Going and How to Keep Up with It (Part I)

by Rachel Strella

The year is young — now is a fine time for businesses to start doing the right things, to take charge of their social media strategy by evaluating trends and revisiting and refining their plans. Positive changes made now will position the business for better outcomes all year long. Gone are the days when companies… [More]

Social Media – Where It’s Going and How to Keep Up with It (Part II)

by Rachel Strella

Achieving goals of any sort involves doing more of the right — and less of the wrong — things. Marketing and social media goals are no exception. How can you better ensure your social media efforts will help you accomplish your brand’s objectives in this new year? Dos DO: Think first. Then post. Remember that what… [More]

Personal Reputation Audit

by Mike Mooney

I speak with leaders and entrepreneurs on a regular basis about the power, value and need to proactively manage our reputations. In those discussions, I’ve heard responses like, “Reputations are important, and it seems like something I should keep an eye on, but it’s not very tangible to me.” In other words, it seems like… [More]

USMCA: Agreed and Signed but Now What? 

by Michael Patterson

Trade representatives reached a deal just before the self-imposed midnight deadline on September 30, 2018, and the presidents of the United States, Mexico and Canada signed the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement — or USMCA — at the G20 Summit on November 30, 2018. The USMCA essentially replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement, commonly known as NAFTA,… [More]

Pamela Griffin: Moving Court Reporting to a Wider World of Business

by Mary Little

As any business owner knows, it is easy to get stuck in the day-to-day grind of delivering an established menu of goods or services to clients who have come to expect them.  But standing firm with the status quo can be a slippery slope and a surefire way toward decline for any entrepreneur. Need proof?… [More]

GDPR Is Path to Trust and Improved Customer Experience

by Mike Hunter

Marketers from organizations who took the lead in preparing to meet and exceed GDPR data standards have noted increased trust and engagement levels with customers, according to data from the CMO Council, collected in partnership with SAP Customer Experience, that it reported in “GDPR: Impact and Opportunity — How Marketing Leaders Addressed GDPR Readiness and… [More]