MAG Joins Safety Partnership to Develop and Deploy Automated Vehicle Technologies Statewide

Maricopa Association of Governments

The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), an agency that provides a forum for research, discussion and study of regional issues, is the newest member of the Institute of Automated Mobility (IAM), established by Governor Ducey in 2018 to advance transportation safety, science and policy. MAG has been participating in IAM’s work as a partner, and by joining IAM, the … [More]

Funding for ‘Back To Work’ Program Supports Rehiring, Retention

Rick McCartney

Governor Doug Ducey announced an additional $5 million to help Arizona small businesses recover from the economic consequences of the pandemic and extreme weather conditions. Governor Ducey launched the Back to Work Small Business Rehiring and Retention Program in August and has invested a total of $10 million in the program to support small, locally-owned businesses. … [More]

CPI for All Items Rises 0.4% in September, Food, Shelter Among Tops

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.4 percent in September on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.3 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 5.4 percent before seasonal adjustment. The indexes for food and shelter rose in September and together … [More]

Colangelo College of Business Awards Four Prominent Leaders

Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University’s Colangelo College of Business honored four dedicated leaders on Tuesday who exemplify the ideal for which Jerry Colangelo is best known: servant leadership. The Colangelo Servant Leadership Awards, presented by Freeport McMoRan, are named after one of Arizona’s biggest business and sports icons. The awards were held at the GCU Hotel’s Canyon 49 … [More]

Footprint Center Formally Dedicated, Looks to Be Sustainability Epicenter

Footprint, a materials science technology company, and Suns Legacy Partners, LLC, operators of the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, and Footprint Center, today officially opened doors on the recently transformed Footprint Center. Leadership from Footprint, and the Suns and Mercury joined City of Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and champions of sustainability to formally dedicate … [More]

WEBINAR – Oct 20: SPECIAL SESSION Accessing the Maricopa County Small Business Resilience Program

Arizona Commerce Authority

Join us for a special session focused on the Maricopa County Small Business Resilience Program. Available for Maricopa County businesses, Local First Arizona and Prestamos CDFI are offering no-cost technical assistance, personalized coaching and training. In addition, Prestamos CDFI is accepting applications for growth loans up to $100,000. Join us to learn more about the … [More]

EN NEGOCIOS: 6 pasos sencillos para comunicarse de manera eficaz

por Edgar R. Olivo

¿Por qué es importante la comunicación eficaz en los negocios? Todo se reduce al resultado final de sus ingresos. El resultado final es el ingreso neto de una empresa después de que todos los gastos se hayan pagado con sus ganancias. Este es el número que necesita saber que determina si estará o no en el negocio. Y sin una comunicación eficaz, será muy difícil hacer crecer su … [More]

6 Simple Steps to Communicate Effectively

by Edgar R. Olivo

Why is effective communication important in business? It boils down to the bottom line. The bottom line is a company’s net income after all expenses have been paid out of its earnings. This is the number you need to know that determines whether or not you will be in business. And without effective communication, it will be very hard to grow your business or career toward … [More]

Will Robots Keep Pushing People Out of Jobs? How to Engineer an Equitable Economy

Are some companies moving closer to having more robots than employees? Recent studies indicate a trend in that direction. Research from Google Cloud shows two-thirds of manufacturers who use artificial intelligence in their day-to-day operations say that their reliance on AI is increasing. And a report from PwC predicts that by the mid-2030s, up to 30% of jobs could be … [More]

YAM Worldwide Founder Offers Employees Major Incentive to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine & Flu Shot

During a company-wide Zoom meeting, Bob Parsons announced he would not be making vaccines mandatory for the employees of his YAM Worldwide portfolio of companies, instead offering a rich incentive. Globally, YAM Worldwide has more than 1,150 employees and each of them are eligible for a $1,000 bonus if they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and receive a flu shot.     “We are … [More]

Financial Services Co. Opens First Office in Scottsdale

Tauro Capital Advisors

Tauro Capital Advisors, Inc., a fully integrated financial services company and fiduciary with a diverse background in capital markets of all aspects of commercial real estate, has announced its expansion into Arizona with the opening of its first office in Scottsdale. This is Tauro’s first location outside of California. The firm is currently headquartered in Los Angeles … [More]

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