Innovating the Restaurant Market: Inside the Industry with Some of Our Leading Restaurateurs

by RaeAnne Marsh

“Greater Phoenix is such an amazing incubator for up-and-coming restaurant concepts and has become a dining destination attracting visitors from across the nation and all parts of the world,” says Joey Maggiore, co-founder of The Maggiore Group. “It has really been growing quickly and it has been astonishing to be a part of our restaurant industry’s massive growth and see it … [More]

Attract Executive Talent in a Post-Pandemic Recruitment World

by Harrison Rausch

Much talk of labor challenges, employee turnover and the Great Resignation this past year has focused on rank-and-file workers and mid-level talent. But CEOs and other top executives have not been immune to these forces. The Great Resignation Spreads to the C-Suite Nearly 70% of executives are seriously considering leaving their jobs, according to a recent Deloitte report. … [More]

A Successful International Marketing Strategy Can Make a World of Difference

by Lindsay Boyajian Hagan

I get it: Expanding internationally can seem daunting. But it doesn’t have to be. In a world more connected than ever, technology and infrastructure make international growth incredibly accessible for organizations.  By having the right outlook and asking the right questions, expanding globally can accelerate next-level growth — helping companies extend their reach beyond an … [More]

How Employers Can Rehabilitate a Toxic Workplace

by Don Alix

A McKinsey study from July found that toxic workplace behavior is the strongest predictor of employee burnout and intent to resign, with more than 60% of negative workplace outcomes resulting from toxic workplace behavior. In fact, according to a study from MIT Management Review, a culture employees describe as toxic is 10 times more likely to lead to turnover than … [More]

Equality Health Foundation Focuses on Forging Connections

by Tyler Butler

Convene, collaborate and build. These are the three principles that guide Equality Health Foundation’s social impact work. The organization’s bold goal to advance access to health and well-being in diverse and under-resourced communities has elevated its ability to influence positive change. And with the lens of its diverse board, Equality Health Foundation is eliminating … [More]

Empowering Positive Leadership throughout the Organization

by Bruce Weber

“Empowerment should be a part of every leader’s toolkit. It strengthens everyone in the organization, it keeps the company on the path to success, and it builds one of the most important elements on any team – trust.” —Colin Powell, from It Worked for Me in Life and Leadership In my previous article (“Leading from Abundance – The Power of Positivity,” In Business Magazine, … [More]

Christopher Collins, Common Ground Culinary

from Christopher Collins

Classic or creative, the culinary scene in Greater Phoenix happily serves a population that continues to make eating out a favorite entertainment choice. The industry here in peppered with individual chef-driven restaurants and innovative organizations, all bringing to life their unique approach. I believe the culinary industry here in Arizona is so successful because of the … [More]

Feedback: November 2022

by Jason Church, Jonathan Levy, Kevin Pavlov

Q: Arizona ranks among the top 10 states to own an electric car, according to a recently released study from SmartAsset. In your view from within the electric car industry, what factors make this such a strong market? Jason Church Chief Operating Officer Courtesy Automotive Group Sector: Retail There are a few key factors why Arizona is a strong market for electric … [More]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Shipping and Returning

by Andrew Runnette

Managing shipping and returns is an essential aspect of running an e-commerce business. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as just putting the product in a box and adding a label. There are many elements that go into shipping a product, from having appropriate packaging to finding the best shipping rates and getting it to the customer in a timely manner.  According to … [More]

Early Warning: Local Fintech Competes Nationally

by Natalie Schwimer

Early Warning Services, LLC was founded in the 1990s, but little was known about the banking risk and fraud mitigation company. That is, until five years ago when the Scottsdale-based company launched its Zelle® brand, doubling its staff since that time.  Today, Zelle® is a household brand found in more than 1,700 banking apps and is available to more than 150 million … [More]

Recycling Programs in the Cannabis Industry

by Mayra Medina

Each year, Americans throw away 1,200 pounds of organic waste while recycling only 67.2 million tons of 267.8 million tons of recyclable material, according to RTS. Given state-by-state packaging requirements in the cannabis industry, it’s no secret that excessive cannabis packaging waste plays a role in this number. According to a study from Re Waste, an estimated 12.7 to 14.1 … [More]

SRP Named an ‘Adoption Advocate’ for Employees

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption recently recognized SRP for its dedication to help its employees adopt and change lives. SRP ranked fourth in the nation among utility and energy companies and is named as an “adoption advocate” by the organization. Adoption costs in Arizona can range from $20,000 to $50,000, which often becomes the greatest barrier for adoptive parents. … [More]

MC Companies: A Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Champion

Scottsdale, Arizona-based multifamily investor, developer and manager MC Companies has been honored with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s coveted Corporate Champion Award, an honor given to just one company, once each year to recognize outstanding and steadfast contributions to the cystic fibrosis community. The Corporate Champion award was created to acknowledge a volunteer or … [More]

Tri Pointe Homes Certified Great Place to Work

Tri Pointe Homes®, one of the largest homebuilders in the U.S., has been recognized for the second year in a row as a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company. Tri Pointe Homes was also named to Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Millennials™ 2022, an honor that is especially significant as Millennials make up the majority of the U.S. labor force, according to the Pew Research Center1 … [More]

Delta Dental of Arizona Rolls Up Sleeves for St. Vincent de Paul

Recently, more than 30 Delta Dental of Arizona employees came together to support the critical work of St. Vincent de Paul. Throughout the day, volunteers prepared and served 237 meals to St. Vincent de Paul clients, and the team also handed out fresh to-go food bags they assembled. Dentists from the Delta Dental board also got involved, volunteering their time to the Delta … [More]

Looking Good 2022 – November Standouts

  Achievements Tri Pointe Homes Certified Great Place to Work MC Companies: A Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Champion SRP Named an ‘Adoption Advocate’ for Employees Philanthropy Delta Dental of Arizona Rolls Up Sleeves for St. Vincent de Paul … [More]

Women’s Pay Today: 3 New Stats to Know

by Jamie Sabia

While recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows women’s labor participation is on the rise, the gender wage gap continues to be a top concern for many female professionals. Recent White House data shows the average woman working full-time, year-round, for wages or a salary earned 83 cents for every dollar paid to their average male counterpart.  A recent Robert … [More]

Garden Party Girls Makes Events ‘Instagram-able’

by RaeAnne Marsh

Sydney Crimmins founded Scottsdale-based Garden Party Girls a year ago as an event design company that specializes in commercial floral installations and “Instagram-able” spaces for advertising and marketing. “The one-of-a-kind installations allow local businesses to stand out and bring in guests who are looking for an over-the-top experience,” she explains. As owner and … [More]

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