Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Nov 16 - 2:23pm
Southside Bank has tips on how to get your team moving.
By Harriet Harral
Leadership Fort Worth
When Tim Carter became president and CEO of OmniAmerican Bank in 2007, he knew he had a significant job to get the culture and people aligned so the bank could deal with some serious financial challenges. He developed a three-year...
Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Nov 16 - 2:14pm
The eve of the holidays provides perfect opportunity for entrepreneurs to re-evaluate and update the vision for their companies.
By Tony Ford
Ford Leadership Solutions
What will inspire you in 2017? Every year about this time, I take some time to think about what the past year has been all about, how my business is doing right now, and what I want to accomplish going forward.
Sometimes, if the past few months...
Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Nov 16 - 1:53pm
Understanding the Forces Currently Shaping Health Care
By Andrew M. Pirtle
In economics, competition and consumer demand dictate the market. Outside forces such as legislation further impact the market. The current healthcare profession finds itself being transformed by these forces. Forces reshaping healthcare include...
Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Nov 16 - 1:47pm
Ready to exit? Get organized, make sure your accounting records are good, manage for EBITDA, give key employees a reason to stick around, and hire the best help.
By Douglas W. Clayton
Cantey Hanger LLP
At some point in the life of most business owners, they conclude it’s time to sell the business. It is exciting to harvest the fruits of one’s labor, but it can also be stressful.
The business owner might be concerned about getting the best...
Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Nov 16 - 1:42pm
Time to gird for more changes, particularly if you’re in the individual market for health insurance.
By Cammie Nowell
Vice President of Employee Benefits
Gus Bates Insurance & Investments
Americans are now feeling the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), particularly with individuals that simply want quality, affordable health insurance. The federal government’s Open...
Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Nov 16 - 1:37pm
By Bill Thornton
President and Chief Executive
Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce
When you read about Fort Worth’s economic development achievements, it’s probably in the context of the relocation or expansion of an aviation company, manufacturer or logistics provider. However, over...
Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Nov 16 - 11:35am
Only three of every 10 third-graders in the 87,000-student Fort Worth Independent School District are reading on grade level. Why should business owners care? Here’s why.
By Karen Vermaire Fox
Real Estate Council of Greater Fort Worth
Let’s talk Fort Worth and literacy. This is not another article on why kids can’t read (although only 28 percent of Fort Worth third-graders are reading on grade level currently). This is an article on what Fort Worth is...
Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Sep 21 - 2:41pm
From Pokemon zombies to sudden storms, there’s no way to tell what’s in store for Johnny Campbell, Sundance Square’s chief. But his day always starts with Scripture.
5:30 a.m. Begin the day reading Scripture, followed by a spin through my five favorite newspapers in their electronic formats.
6:30 a.m. By this time, I will have posted a Scripture on social media. This is something I began doing sparingly, but when friends began sending me notes if I missed, I...
Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Sep 21 - 12:03pm
Failing at business? Either you’re not cut out for it, or your turn is up.
by Jason Forrest
Forrest Performance Group
With a dozen and a half failed business ventures in a row, you have a choice in how you look at things:
1) You can decide you’re just not cut out for entrepreneurship.
2) You can assume you’re due for a win.
It’s a good thing Walter...
Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Sep 21 - 11:53am
By Tony Ford
Ford Leadership Solutions
Ingenuity, originality, boldness, ambition, aggressiveness, over-achievement. These are just a few of the character traits we entrepreneurs tend to embrace and appreciate in others. I wonder why?
Could it be that these are the traits that come naturally to...