Are Your Employees Zoning Out in Zoom Meetings? Tips from a Remote Veteran

inbusinessPHX.com

The coronavirus changed the world into a planet of remote workers, but several months into the pandemic some companies and individuals are still grappling with the challenges of working apart. Employees have more distractions at home and some can find it harder to focus. Questions persist, such as: Can video conferencing be as effective as in-person communicating? Will … [More]

Their Take: A Note of Gratitude to Arizona Small Businesses

by Michael Vallante

As the Regional Administrator for the Pacific Rim for SBA, and as Associate Administrator for the Office of Field Operations, I’ve had the honor to work closely with small business owners across the nation. A year ago, I wrote a note of gratitude to small business owners.  Looking back at it a year later, nobody would have imagined the unprecedented challenge that our small … [More]

Are Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Recovering Faster?

Alignable

While COVID continues to devastate the small business landscape, based on this week’s Alignable Pulse Poll, veterans who own small businesses appear to be making more progress towards recovery than their peers. Conducted among 8,092 small business owners from Oct. 24-27, 2020, the latest Alignable Pulse Poll shows greater optimism, resilience and recovered revenue among the … [More]

Report: Annual U.S. Home Price Appreciation Jumped to Six-Year High in September

Rick McCartney

CoreLogic, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released the CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI™) and HPI Forecast™ for September 2020. Nationally, home prices increased 6.7% in September 2020, compared with September 2019, marking the fastest annual acceleration since May 2014. On a month-over-month basis, home prices … [More]

EN NEGOCIOS: ¡Democracia en acción! 4 puntos clave que los negocios deben tener en cuenta en el resultado de las elecciones de 2020

por Edgar R. Olivo

Mientras el mundo observa la democracia estadounidense en acción, los propietarios de pequeñas empresas en casa tienen mucho en juego en todos los niveles de gobierno. Una pandemia mundial ha creado una economía tambaleante con innumerables cierres de empresas y un desempleo récord. A medida que aumentan las tensiones raciales y se avecinan más cierres con una segunda o tercera … [More]

Democracy in Action! 4 Key Issues Small Business Owners Should Watch for in the 2020 Election Outcome

by Edgar R. Olivo

As the world watches the U.S. democracy in action, small-business owners at home have a lot at stake at all levels of government. A global pandemic has created a faltering economy with countless business closures and record unemployment. As racial tensions rise and more shut-downs loom with a second or third wave, it is important to understand how elections directly affect … [More]

5 Steep Costs that Companies Pay Because of a Toxic Boss

inbusinessPHX.com

Working for a difficult or temperamental boss is common in the U.S. One survey showed roughly half of the employees quit their job due to what they termed a bad boss. But high turnover isn’t the only downside such bosses cause. Abrasive or toxic leadership creates many other costs for organizations and employees as well, from personal health to the company’s financial … [More]

World’s Largest Airlines Lost $110B in YTD Revenue, Delta Airlines Leads With a $22.4B Plunge

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The entire airline industry took a tremendous hit in 2020, with countries worldwide shutting down borders and limiting travel as a response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Massive cancellations of flights to control the spread of the virus led to huge drops in airline passenger revenues and caused staggering losses to the world's largest airline companies. According to data … [More]