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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...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jan 31 - 2:02pm

FW Inc.’s Entrepreneurs of Excellence share the best business lessons they’ve learned in building and selling companies.

By Tony Ford Ford Leadership Solutions For the last seven months, I have had the privilege to serve as program director for the 2017 FW Inc. Entrepreneur of Excellence Awards. Like so many things in life, what started out as a simple conversation among friends and fellow entrepreneurs soon took...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jan 31 - 1:41pm

How to eliminate fear and free the creator inside you.

By Jason Forrest As a true underdog at heart, Bret Starr loves to be underestimated. When you have nothing to lose, he says, you're free to be creative, take risks, and reinvent. Bret Starr is the first of many things in his family. First to leave his hometown. First to graduate college. First...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jan 31 - 12:56pm

Mark Nurdin - Bank of Texas' Fort Worth CEO and chair of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce - makes time in his schedule for Bible study and family downtime.

6 a.m. Alarm goes off and I do my daily Bible study. This helps me to set my moral compass for the day. 6:20 a.m. Review the headlines of the day on my iPhone; make note of any stories that require further research. I look for economic news, news on the financial services industry or any news...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Jan 30 - 4:15pm

No need to “turn back time to the good old days,” as the song says. Author Genella MacIntyre has a few tips on how to handle stress at work.

No matter what line of work you’re in, there’s one thing that’s always guaranteed – stress. Author Genella MacIntyre tackled the issue in her book Five Steps to Reducing Stress and shared some of her tips with FW Inc. Tell us about the reality of work stress. How does it...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jan 30 - 3:56pm

In the city of cowboys and culture, here’s a quick look at some of the things happening on the cowboy side of town.

Just in time for the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, a Courtyard Marriott hotel is opening in the Fort Worth Stockyards in late January. Dubbed the Courtyard Fort Worth Historic Stockyards, the four-story, 124-room hotel is located at 2537 North Main St., just a few steps away from Billy Bob...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jan 30 - 3:50pm

By Yamil Berard After two controversial years and an investment of over $1 million, the Tarrant Appraisal District is stuck with a software system that still isn’t working properly, according to a new audit. An independent verification audit has found that more than one-third of the...

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