Why Inner Peace Is the Workplace Skill You Didn’t Know You Needed

by Edward D. Hess

No doubt about it: The world is loud, chaotic, and outright scary. And with a pandemic piled on top of political/social/economic upheaval piled on top of “normal” disruptors like AI advancements that change everything about the way we work, it’s only going to get more so. Here’s the question: How do you get heard above the chaos? Do you shout louder? Work harder? Bulldoze over … [More]

WEBINAR – Nov 18: Restaurant Relief – Increase Profits by Leveraging Temporary Expansion of Premises for Outdoor Dining

Arizona Commerce Authority

RESTAURANT RELIEF SESSION Increase Profits by Leveraging Temporary Expansion of Premises for Outdoor Dining During this restaurant relief session, a diverse group of industry experts and city officials will discuss how to temporarily expand your premises to provide outdoor seating for food and alcohol consumption. Speakers from the Arizona Restaurant Association, the … [More]

Ad Agency Expands Opportunity through New Holdings Co. to Meet Demand of Specialized Marketing Services

OH Partners

Scott Harkey and Matt Owens, owners of Arizona’s fastest growing full-service agency, OH Partners, have formed OH Holdings, the purpose of which is to build a family of specialized agencies equipped to meet the rapidly growing demand for more specialized marketing services. Matt Owens and Scott Harkey will serve as Co-Chief Executive Officers of OH Holdings and Scott Harkey … [More]

Scottsdale Water Products Co. Announces Innovative Ingestible Line

Alkaline Water Company Inc.

The Alkaline Water Company Inc. is a producer of premium bottled alkaline water, flavor-infused waters, and CBD infused products sold under the brand names Alkaline88®, A88 Infused™, and A88CBD™, respectively. Today, the Company announces that its lifestyle brand A88CBD™ will introduce new powder packs in four exciting flavors available by the end of November. “We are … [More]

Their Take: Panelist Angie Ferguson’s Q&A on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

BestCompaniesAZ

Angie Ferguson SVP, Regional HR Manager Northern Trust www.northerntrust.com Why is D&I important to your organization? Northern Trust recognizes the strength that diversity, equity and inclusion brings to our employees, clients, shareholders and local communities. Our focus on DE&I helps us provide unrivaled service to clients and create a healthy, thriving work … [More]

Nearly 60% of Startup Founders Say Operating Costs are Their Top Spending Priority in the First Quarter

Clutch

While the long-term economic effect of the COVID-19 pandemic is still unknown, the remote work period has forced startups to adjust their spending priorities, according to a new survey from Clutch, a B2B ratings and reviews platform. Starting a business during a pandemic may sound risky, but over 3.2 million applications for employer identification numbers have been received … [More]

Bank Strengthens Ongoing Commitment to “Banking for Good” amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

FirstBank

FirstBank, one of the nation’s largest privately held banks with a focus on “banking for good,” enters the year’s final quarter in a strong financial position. Across FirstBank’s Arizona branches, deposits grew 27.6 percent from $559.1 million to $713.4 million. Arizona loans also increased by 5.3 percent from $878.5 million to $925.1 million, while assets increased by 5.1 … [More]