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Posted By FWTXmag Productions on 2019 Jan 10 - 11:29am

5:30 a.m. The alarm on my watch goes off, and I gear up for the day’s workout. Resistance training on Monday, Wednesday and Friday; cardio on Tuesday, Thursday and on weekends. This is also the time I use to reflect on the day’s priorities. 6:30 a.m. Breakfast on those days that don...

Posted By FWTXmag Productions on 2019 Jan 10 - 11:18am

By Paul Enloe, Chief Executive Officer, BrevAll Technologies Small businesses are becoming a bigger target for cybercriminals. According to the Ponemon Institute Research Report, 61 percent of small businesses were attacked from October 2016 to September 2017, and 54 percent experienced data...

Posted By Tony Ford on 2019 Jan 10 - 11:08am

The original title I had in mind for this article was “Five Habits of Highly Ineffective Leaders (and How to Avoid Them),” but on reflection, I thought that sounded cynical. My purpose for this piece is quite the opposite: to help fellow leaders become much more self-aware and effective...

Posted By FWTXmag Productions on 2019 Jan 10 - 10:59am

By Vianei Lopez Braun Wage and hour litigation has exploded over the past 15 years. Employment lawyers caution companies to audit their pay practices. Yet, mistakes and lawsuits continue. What gives? Simply put, wage and hour compliance is not easy. The governing law, the Fair Labor Standards Act...

Posted By FWTXmag Productions on 2019 Jan 10 - 10:51am

By Brett Osterkamp, CPA, Senior manager, BDO, Fort Worth This June, the U.S. Supreme Court drastically altered the landscape of state taxation when it issued its decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. The Court held that a business with no physical presence in a state can be required to collect...

Posted By Scott Nishimura1 on 2019 Jan 10 - 10:41am

Growth in the oil and gas sector slowed significantly in the fourth quarter due to the sharp decline in oil prices, the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank said in its periodic Energy Survey. The business activity index — the survey’s broadest measure of conditions facing Fed Eleventh District...

Posted By FWTXmag Productions on 2019 Jan 10 - 10:28am

By Wayne Burgdorf, President, Society of Commercial REALTORS Few of us realize that the Texas Legislature has one Constitutional requirement — that only being to pass a state budget. Yet, for the 86th legislative session, more than 400 pieces of proposed legislation were filed by the end of...

Posted By Don Canada on 2019 Jan 10 - 10:15am

Regardless of party affiliation, the high cost of health care is a great concern for many Americans who have watched their health insurance premiums double since 2013. A recent study found the cost of health care for a typical American family of four, covered by an average employer-sponsored...

Posted By Jason Forrest on 2019 Jan 10 - 10:04am

Photography by OLAF GROWALD
Kevin Lackey’s road to success with Freedom Powersports was paved with what felt like defeat after defeat. Today, Lackey is one of North Texas’ premier success stories. He rose from a frontline salesperson to the CEO of Freedom Powersports, with multiple locations in several states. In...

Posted By FWTXmag Productions on 2019 Jan 10 - 9:41am

By Teresa Mcusic Southlake entrepreneur Mitchell Allen didn’t know if he was going to come out of the “Shark Tank” with a deal last month. But one thing he did know: He wouldn’t have been in the Tank at all if he hadn’t joined Fort Worth EO. With a master’s...

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