5 Tips to Focus Your Company’s Transformation as COVID Forces Change

by Edwin Bosso

While the recession caused by COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on businesses of all sizes and industries, some are finding new ways to run daily operations, reach customers, re-shape their business, and stay relevant. But others are still trying to figure out how to transform, and an expert in the field says that launching a transformation begins with setting the right … [More]

Business Leaders Team Up to Provide Virtual Business Education at No Cost

Enterprise University

Local business leaders from across the nation are coming together to provide virtual business classes to their peers at no cost through Enterprise University, a highly acclaimed business education program from Enterprise Bank & Trust. Enterprise University operates in St. Louis, Kansas City and Phoenix, and this semester has expanded to our markets in New Mexico, … [More]

Report: Hotel Industry Facing Historic Wave of Foreclosures

American Hotel & Lodging Association

A new national report shows  that the hotel industry is facing a historic wave of foreclosures as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to devastate small business hotel owners and its workforce. Since the beginning of the pandemic the hotel segment has faced a historic number of delinquencies and is the most heavily hit sector of the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) … [More]

How to Build a Diverse Team of Experts So Your Business Can Thrive

Source Digital

According to a report by McKinsey & Company, companies that commit themselves to diverse leadership are more successful. When you have a team made up of people from various backgrounds and experiences, you will get a mix of results that can benefit your company. There are numerous benefits of having a diverse team, but not everyone knows how to build a team of … [More]

Four Reasons to Install a SMART Ventilation System

by Will Carson

In the ever-changing 21st century, SMART-equipped devices are turning up in more and more areas of our lives. Since SMART (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) devices can quickly analyze and detect problems, it should come as no big surprise that SMART-equipped heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are revolutionizing the HVAC industry as an … [More]

Where Is Construction Today as a Result of COVID-19?

by Tom Harrison

Over the course of the last five months, paramount shifts have been made by many industries around the globe in response to the pandemic. These modifications are likely to remain in place even after the virus subsides, especially for the construction industry. As leaders begin to re-evaluate their current organizational processes — including technology implementation for … [More]

BBB Serving the Pacific Southwest Awards $40k to Arizona Nonprofits

BBB Serving the Pacific Southwest

Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest (BBB) recently concluded their inaugural Empower By GoDaddy business incubator program. Twenty-eight entrepreneurs graduated from the program, and an additional eleven Arizona nonprofits were awarded subgrants to further their business development in the community. Awardees were chosen as leaders in the business community … [More]

Amazon Plans to Create 500 New Jobs in Phoenix as Part of National Tech Hub Expansion

Amazon

Amazon announced plans to create more than 500 new tech and corporate jobs in Phoenix, Arizona, expanding the company’s corporate office in the city. Amazon’s growing teams in Phoenix support a variety of business across the company, including Operations and Retail. To accommodate its growth plans in the city the company will add more than 90,000 square feet of office space at … [More]

Tech Co. Moving Global Operations Hub & Headquarters to Phoenix Metro

Rick McCartney

ZorroSign, Inc., a global leader in blockchain-based digital signatures and digital transaction management, today announced the relocation of its worldwide headquarters to Phoenix, Arizona. “We’re very excited to establish our global operations hub in Greater Phoenix,” said Shamsh Hadi, CEO of ZorroSign. “The region offers a supportive ecosystem for a rapidly growing tech … [More]