Eaton Drives Success with Mobility Options for the Disabled

by RaeAnne Marsh

With the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 newly passed, a business manufacturing ADA-compliant vehicles seemed like a good investment, explains Doug Eaton, president of Phoenix-based Vantage Mobility International, which manufactures and distributes wheelchair-accessible full-size and minivan conversions. He and his brother David purchased five-year-old VMI in 1992, … [More]

Who Can Lead the Economy to Recovery?

by Mark Faust

It’s time we stop the cycle of complaining — politicians complaining about President Obama, Obama complaining about Congress and Congress complaining about taxes — when it comes to the stuttering economic recovery. The truth is, none of these people have that much to do with the growth of our economy. Tax and monetary policy can influence growth, but the onus is on business … [More]

John Huppenthal, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction

from John Huppenthal

Education is the foundation for our future in so many ways. Sadly, Arizona has not been a leader in years past. Yet, how well our work force is educated greatly impacts the economic picture of business and industry for the future of our State. Since becoming Superintendent of Public Instruction in January, I have focused the mission at the Arizona Department of Education on … [More]

Building a Culture of Trust Empowers Your Company

by John Hamm

Do your employees trust you? The brutal truth is probably not. It may not be fair, and you may not want to hear it, but chances are that previous leaders have poisoned the ground on which you’re trying to grow a successful business. Make no mistake: Unless you and all the leaders in your organization can gain the trust of your employees, performance will suffer. And considering … [More]