Why Back Pain in the Workplace is Costing You

by Jacqueline C. Cox, RN, BSN, MPA, CNHC and President/CEO of SpecialtyHealth If the current trends continue, over 43 percent of the U.S. population will be obese—adding $344 billion to annual healthcare spending. The trends indicate that citizens are paying more but are getting sicker. According to a report by PBS News Hour, healthcare costs…

Get Curious About the Discovery

Get Curious About the Discovery

by Allyson Lambert When I first relocated to northern Nevada in spring 2014, the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (a.k.a. The Discovery) was one of the first places that helped my new city feel like a home. With their dedication to the community and commitment to providing educational opportunities, they truly go out of…

Five Ways the Millennial Mindset Can Inspire Nevada Workplaces

Five Ways the Millennial Mindset Can Inspire Nevada Workplaces

by Mikalee Byerman Think “Millennials,” and chances are, a variety of stereotypes quickly come into crystal-clear focus: Killing long-established industries; obsessed with craft cocktails and beanies; shirking tradition; always focused on Snapchat or Reddit or whatever the platform du jour happens to be. Sound familiar? If so, perhaps it’s time to think of the stereotype…

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Building the Patagonia Culture

by Corrine Casanova A Patagonia onsite childcare center was created two years ago in the Reno location when nine pregnant women were about to go on maternity leave. The company saw a need and acted upon it even though the move required taking a portion of their retail outlet space. At their main headquarters in…

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Creating a Better Work-Life Balance

by Allyson Lambert What if we re-charged ourselves as much as we charge our phones? That’s the question I set out to answer last summer when I began exploring the topic of work-life balance for business owners. As entrepreneurs, we have the ability to create our ideal lifestyle. However, the truth is, most of us…

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Getting into the Holiday “Spirits”

by Corrine Casanova Today, Nevada is home to about 37 craft breweries. There were breweries in this state prior to Prohibition in 1920 which banned the production, distribution or sale of alcoholic beverages. After the repeal in 1933, a three-tier system was set in place for the distribution of alcoholic beverages. This system ensured producers…