Strength in Numbers: How Healthcare is Evolving for Business

by RaeAnne Marsh

Healthcare coverage — that’s a big issue for employers these days. And, with the open enrollment period upon us, now is the time many employers are trying to look into the near future to make the best choices for their company and their employees. The challenge is the change that the healthcare landscape is still undergoing. “The biggest impact we think employers will see is … [More]

Paul Johnson, Redirect Health

from Paul Johnson

Healthcare is being disrupted. While innovators are advancing alternate coverage and delivery programs — such as benefit packages and telemedicine — insurers are changing the playing field for businesses by closing out individual policies as an option for their employees. This disruption is causing distress and even dread among small-business owners and their employees, both … [More]

Succession Planning Takes Work

by Michael Timms

Recruiting is broken! It is costly, outdated and misused. Succession planning, important to any business’s long-term success, is the underused, less expensive and more effective alternative to recruiting for difficult-to-find management positions. Realizing this dream, however, requires putting in place a solid road map so companies can identify their high-potential players and … [More]

Dad-Time as Employee Benefit

by Mike Hunter

While much has been written and studied about women striving to balance career and parenthood, a new survey shows this isn’t just an issue for women — dads are facing challenges, too. According to the new Dads@Work Survey, more than half of working dads (57 percent) feel they don’t spend enough time with their children during the week, and 87 percent want to be more involved … [More]

Politics in the Workplace: A Primer for Arizona Businesses

by Shayna Balch

‘Tis the season for contentious conversations, as the 24-hour news cycle is in overdrive with Clinton, Trump, immigration policy, Black Lives Matter, LGBT rights and healthcare concerns, to name just a few. The proper handling of hot-topic politics in the workplace should be paramount for all employers during this fiery political season, as these emotionally charged political … [More]

Discovering Great Donors

by Richard Tollefson 

Narrow and arbitrary. These terms are best reserved for the Southwest’s meandering streams and deep-cut canyons — not a nonprofit’s donor prospect strategy. And yet many organizations think in narrow and arbitrary terms when it comes to prospect research, screening and qualification. Some nonprofits incorrectly assume wealthy donors are the only donors. They also limit their … [More]

Jeff Herzog Goes ZOG Digital

by Brittany Maroney

In 1998, Google forever changed the way organizations did business. By launching its revolutionary search algorithm, it made content available to anyone’s fingertips. Google quickly dominated the Internet, guiding users through a virtual ocean of information they sought with astonishing speed and precision. While Google is the undisputed king of search, one man stands apart … [More]

New Leadership Takes Helm at Arizona Care Network

by Mike Hunter

David Hanekom, M.D., a seasoned physician executive with expertise in both managed care and medical and population health management, has joined the physician-led and -governed, clinically integrated Arizona Care Network with ambitious plans to help physicians meet the physical and behavioral health needs of patients. “Providing accessible, local and personal care is our … [More]

‘Made in USA’ Is Good for Business

by RaeAnne Marsh

Launched this past summer, Glendale-based OUR Skin Cares has a two-pronged mission to “do something for humanity,” says CEO Tony Mangat. The head of a successful trucking company explains the new enterprise’s product is an anti-aging serum made from all-natural ingredients, such as lentil seed extract and macadamia seed oil, and is free of parabens, harmful preservatives, dyes … [More]

Mighty Digital Healthcare Platform

by Mike Hunter

Health site The Mighty has built a real community around personal stories and shared experiences rather than medical information. Its content, which gets 100 million monthly views across all platforms, gets more social engagement than the top 10 health sites combined. Founder and CEO Mike Porath, through his experience parenting a daughter with a rare disease, saw an … [More]