The Power of Accountability

The Power of Accountability

by Jeffrey Benjamin Accountability is tied to success. When you are accountable, you are incredible. Here are some tools that can help you to be accountable and how you can hold others accountable, too. Get an accountability partner. Exercise is easier to act on when you have a workout partner or hire a personal fitness…

Why Buy Local?  Here Are Six Great Reasons !

Why Buy Local? Here Are Six Great Reasons !

by Rob Crocco Keeping money in the community where you live makes sense. According to the Small Business Administration, there were 29.6 million small businesses in 2014. Only 19,000 of them were large businesses. After the recession, the number of small businesses continues to increase. Who’s in love with “big box” stores anyway? Here are…

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Workers’ Comp: Survival in the Age of the Employee

by Mike Menath During the Great Recession (2007-2012) there was one silver lining for business owners. They had a distinct advantage when it came to hiring quality employees. Jobs were so precious that an employer was in a position of strength when it came to carefully hand selecting a competitive team. Those business owners with…

Employee Development Brings Bottom-line Results

Employee Development Brings Bottom-line Results

by Extended Studies, University of Nevada, Reno Top-performing companies recognize employee development leads to bottom-line results by staying relevant and competitive in their industry and retaining experienced staff. Extended Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno can deliver targeted courses at your site or ours—designed with your budget, goals and business in mind. In decades…

Can Your Company Add Health Care Benefits for Free?

Can Your Company Add Health Care Benefits for Free?

   by Mike Menath Reality is settling in for business owners in the northern Nevada: If you want to remain competitive in the labor market, you’ve got to offer health care benefits to your employees. When the United States economy collapsed in 2008, northern Nevada was among the hardest hit in the nation. As a…

Gallup Results Show Western Governors University Leads Way in Helping Graduates Achieve Goals 2

Gallup Results Show Western Governors University Leads Way in Helping Graduates Achieve Goals

by Western Governors University (WGU) When selecting a university, students select the best choice to achieve their goals—especially in regard to careers upon graduation. WGU graduates credit their alma mater with providing better experiences and overall value than the national average, placing large emphasis on the quality of a competency-based education model in which WGU…