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Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jul 28 - 11:45am

6 a.m. I wake up to country music playing from my alarm and good-morning licks from Katie, our dog. 6:15 a.m. I start my day with the breakfast of champions – yogurt and blueberries. While I eat, I read the local news online and scroll through emails. 7 a.m. I arrive on campus. Before I...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jul 28 - 11:22am

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” This African proverb points to the choice we make as leaders to go it alone or seek the wisdom and support of others as we grow our businesses. But who are the people who can best help us leverage the value of what we...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jul 28 - 11:16am

Utilizing public relations in business is often seen as a big business luxury, but in reality, even smaller businesses can use basic tools for successful PR campaigns. PR is defined around key pillars that encompass audience, message, relationship and strategy. Businesses that put a communications...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jul 28 - 10:45am

There is no shortage of books, articles and blog posts addressing the art and science of making good decisions. The attention paid to this subject is warranted, no doubt. The news headlines are littered with stories of people who, in one form or another, have made poor decisions. The ripple effects...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jul 28 - 10:37am

While investing in the 21st century is often thought of tumultuous, in my opinion, there has never been a better time to be an investor. Given the types of advice and fiduciary standards that are available and the types of fees paid and transparency, there’s something for everyone. Finding...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jul 28 - 10:33am

Organizations are collecting data about consumers, businesses, and markets regularly. Every time I ask my Alexa Dot to turn on lights or order paper, data is collected about my power usage and product choices. These data can be used by organizations to provide tailored customer service or products...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jul 28 - 10:28am

The century-old workers’ compensation laws of Texas have always included the option for private employers to opt out of the system. Texas is the only state with this truly elective option. How is private industry continuing to realize cost savings while providing quality benefits to injured...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jul 27 - 5:14pm

Competitive relocation and expansion activity are humming at high levels in Fort Worth and Tarrant County. Year to date, the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce has worked with the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County and other partners on 51 projects, moving at a brisker pace in 2017 now that we’...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jul 27 - 4:58pm

Great cities have great transit.” That was a quote from Scott Mahaffey, the chair of the Fort Worth Transportation Authority, the “T,” at the celebration of Fort Worth’s obtaining the full funding grant from the Federal Transit Authority in December 2016. This critical grant...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jan 31 - 2:30pm

Leaders search for ways to change the status quo.

By Harriet Harral Executive Director Leadership Fort Worth At BNSF, nothing is more important than safety. Like many industries, theirs is an unforgiving environment with 24x7 operations and heavy equipment. BNSF’s commitment to safety and its willingness to continually seek to enhance...

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