In a business world where sectors increasingly overlap and intertwine — and are buffeted unremittingly by the stresses from continuous and increasingly rapid technological changes and unpredictable political forces — it’s the leadership that counts in keeping a company strong and moving forward.
In its annual tradition, In Business Magazine reached out to some of the Valley’s leading businesses and asked the men and women at the helm to share the experience they’ve gained over the year just ended. Especially, we asked them to look externally and consider what significant changes in the economy or their industry their company needed to address this past year and how they addressed those challenges, and look internally to review the best thing they’ve done over this past year in regard to management of their employees.
As our guest editor, Flinn Foundation President and CEO Tammy McLeod, notes in her Guest Editor letter, the mandate for business leaders is creativity, persuasion and hustle. The following pages offer great insights.
- “When There’s Not Enough Talent to Go Around: Non-Traditional Recruitment” from Kathleen Duffy, President of Duffy Group
- “Reshaping the Future of Healthcare” from Hugh Lytle; Founder, Chairman and CEO of Equality Health
- “A Holistic View to Mission Accomplishment” from Kim Reedy, President and CEO of OneAZ Credit Union
- “Helping Employers Solve Their Healthcare Dilemma” from Scott M. Wood, Managing Partner and Principal of Benefit Commerce Group