Category: General Topics

Creating “NORMAL” through critical thinking

What is normal?

Humans are, for the most part, very social creatures. After a month of social distancing and living in quarantine type conditions, perhaps the most prevalent question on everyone’s mind is, when will we return to normal? However, maybe the question that we should be asking is, what will normal look like in the future? During… Continue Reading

The Holiday Season Economics

A street filled with shoppers and decorated for the holiday

The Holiday Season, or as retailers like to call it, the shopping season, is here, and two key dates are Black Friday and Cyber Monday. According to a survey by Finder.com, 86% of Americans are planning to spend their hard-earned cash on pre-Christmas sales. Estimates are that Americans will drop roughly $87 billion on Black… Continue Reading

Is Diversity and Inclusion part of your business model?

Illustration showing silhouettes of a diverse group of people.

Two of the most popular concepts trending today, in both politics and business, are diversity and inclusion. Driving these trending concepts is the 71 million strong Millennial generation who, as you can see from the chart below, is entering the workforce and climbing their way into managerial roles. It is projected that Millennials will make… Continue Reading

Are you listening to your customers?

Smiling receptionist talking to a customer

We are in a world of technological conflict, and your customers may be on the wrong end of the battle. On the one hand, people are becoming fearful of where technology is leading us. Amazon’s Alexa and Google are listening to our every word. If you search for a product online or talk about a… Continue Reading

The Changing Face of Business

Woman sitting on a stool contemplating the old way and new way of doing business.

  Does the way you run your business, and its purpose matter? Is there a difference between operating a Fortune 500 business and a local Business? What is the current value of businesses in Southern Nevada? To answer the first question, we look to the recent meeting of the Business Roundtable, an association of chief… Continue Reading