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Why Businesses Suffer More in Winter

This article provides concrete, scientifically proven ways to avoid the consequences of seasonal affective disorder SAD — which affects more than 10 million Americans every year, with 6% even requiring hospitalizations — and keep one’s workforce energized through the winter months.  Going into the darkness of winter this year, many of us are already on the brink of anxiety … [More]

Dr. Caroline Carney, Magellan Health

A topic that has traditionally been taboo, or at least stigmatized, has come to prominence over the past year: mental health. Maybe we can thank the pandemic for letting the topic become one that is openly discussed — although the pandemic is a big part of why. Even before the pandemic, the need for mental health and addiction services was on the rise. Look at the data … [More]

Team Synergy

Team issues and drama are in the top five of all stressors for business managers and owners. According to several studies, as much as 56% claim team issues contribute most to their stress levels. With this high number of leaders being stressed out by the people they employ, the people they depend on to help them serve clients and the majority of people who impact revenue, it’s … [More]

Sleep Your Way to a Thriving, Less Stressful Life

An upset stomach, an uncomfortable position, a startling noise, a too-active or too-inactive day, too much heat or too much cold— these minor stressors interfere with our sleep from infancy onward.  Unfortunately, as adults we encounter more reasons for poor sleep and at the same time we become more adept at ignoring the problem. Our world becomes more complicated and … [More]

The Silent Killer of a CEO

C-suite execs are used to problems from employees, stalled cash flow, unexpected challenges arriving out of nowhere, and the futile attempt to maintain a balance between home life and work life. After a while, these leaders feel trapped in a never-ending cycle of whack-a-mole responses by the futility of it all. That attitude ultimately destroys both the leader and the … [More]

How Stress Is Costing You Your Business

Business owners make stressful decisions for the sake of their company — work longer hours, placate toxic but irreplaceable employees, take on more responsibility, delegate less. They do what they have to do.  These leaders expend time, resources and money because they get a return on their investment, but often that ROI ignores one vital factor: the overwhelming cost of … [More]

Workplace Stress: Facts and Fictions

Heavy workloads, team conflicts, miscommunications, struggles to balance work and home, and job insecurity — it’s no wonder we’ve come to believe that workplace stress is inevitable. That first fiction, that workplace stress is inevitable, leads us to a second: Stress is something we simply have to live with. In fact, if we want to succeed in our jobs, we have to learn how to … [More]

3 Dangerous Mistakes Women Make that Lead to Burnout

Women from all over the world contact me sharing the struggles of their daily lives. Inevitably, they use these three words to describe how they feel about their life: stress, overwhelm and burnout. After years of working with female professionals and talking to tens of thousands of women about what specifically stresses them out, I’ve identified the three dangerous mistakes … [More]

107 Arizonans Selected for Valley Leadership’s Catalyze Class 2

Valley Leadership has selected 107 Arizonans to participate in the second Catalyze class. This virtual program is designed to set participants up to take action on Arizona’s most pressing issues. The cohort represents a diverse cross-section of sectors, industries and experience. During the 6-month program, participants grow their connections to the people and issues that … [More]

Positive Change, Amplified by Intel

Since 1968, Intel’s technology has been at the heart of computing breakthroughs. As an industry leader creating world-changing technology, enabling global progress and enriching lives, Intel stands at the brink of many technological innovations — technology that not only shapes our future but also shapes humanity. Whether artificial intelligence, 5G network transformation or … [More]

Spec Industrial Development Breaks Ground, High Demand Prompts Opportunity

VanTrust Real Estate broke ground on its latest speculative industrial development, VT 202. This infill project will feature two buildings totaling 181,000 SF of Class A industrial space in the high-demand Southwest Phoenix submarket. “VT 202 is truly a rare opportunity in the current industrial market, especially in Southwest Phoenix,” said VanTrust Director of Development … [More]

Greater Phoenix Chamber Names New Board Members, Further Promoting Prosperity

The Greater Phoenix Chamber announced new leaders within its board of directors to lead the organization in its mission to promote regional prosperity and serve as a catalyst for economic vitality and strong communities in fiscal year 2023. Erin Mettille, public & social impact leader, Slalom Consulting, will serve as the 2022-2023 board chair, succeeding Christina … [More]

Our Industrial Market Is Booming!

“We are seeing an industrial technologies renaissance, led by semiconductor companies like Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company building a massive campus in north Phoenix and Intel expanding with Fab 52 and Fab 62 in the southeast Valley that are driving a whole ecosystem of investment,” says Chris Camacho, president and CEO of Greater Phoenix Economic Council. He notes … [More]

Industrial Park Breaks Ground in Peoria, Attracts Top Tenants

VanTrust Real Estate, LLC, a full-service commercial real estate development company, broke ground on Phase I of the 150-acre Peoria Logistics Park, which will consist of up to eight buildings. The project represents the largest Class A industrial park to be developed in the Peoria submarket. Peoria Logistics Park is located just two miles east of the Loop 101 at the … [More]

TruWest Credit Union’s TruDifference

Steeped in Arizona history, TruWest Credit Union was originally established in 1952 as Motorola Credit Union. With more than 93,000 members and eight Phoenix locations, the TruWest of today is focused on building upon the rich legacy on which they were established and on building a stronger community. Operating under the philosophy “people helping people,” the organization … [More]

Rounding Up Hearts in February at Steak 44, Ocean 44 and Dominick’s Steak House

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc around the globe, leaving a trail of broken hopes and dreams in its path. Restaurants have been among the hardest hit industries. It’s estimated that 2.2 million restaurants worldwide will never reopen. This problem is especially severe in the U.S. where the Bureau of Labor Statistics just released data that points to a 3.4-million … [More]

Ripclear’s Pivot for Positivity

Ryan Doherty and Zach Hines launched their company, Ripclear, in 2014. Little did they know their innovation would serve as a salvation for humanity only six short years later. And, while the pair originally set out to find a solution that saved expensive goggles from scratches, their effort has taken on a much larger social mission.  From its onset, Ripclear was … [More]

Longtime Industry Mentor Pete Bolton Honored with Award of Excellence at Best of NAIOP Arizona

The Arizona Chapter of NAIOP recognized the best in commercial real estate on March 22 at the annual Best of NAIOP event. Nearly 1,000 commercial real estate professionals attended the celebration, which was held at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa. Pete Bolton, who mentored generations of commercial real estate professionals and managed four … [More]

Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Challenge is BACK this February at Restaurants Across the Valley and Flagstaff

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council is pleased to announce the return of its award-winning Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Challenge. For the fourth year in a row, chefs from some of the state’s most popular restaurants will use their culinary prowess to re-imagine one of the beloved flavors of Girl Scout cookies – Do-Si-Dos, Samoas, Tagalongs, Thin Mints, Trefoils, … [More]

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