Author Archives: Renee Targos


Transform Your Backyard Into A Paradise

Backyard Paradise - Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011
February 27, 2012 by in Garden | Landscaping | Pools & Spas

Backyard Paradiso: Transform your backyard and entertain your guests outdoors. Any patio can be turned into luxurious space given the right attention. But as you’re looking over your backyard, and possibly underwhelmed by its charm, try focusing on these three areas to create a fresh experience for you and your guests. Relaxing Scents There is… Read More →

Club SAR, Mountainside Fitness Instructors Discuss Benefits Of Boxing

Club SAR, Benefits of Boxing - Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011

Club SAR, Mountainside Fitness Discuss Benefits Of Boxing Road rage, workplace stress and a slow recovering economy are fueling hooks and uppercuts at boxing gyms across Scottsdale. Men and women of all ages are lacing up their gloves and reaping the sport’s payoffs in mental and physical health. With a one-hour class burning approximately 400… Read More →

National Speakers Association Shares Business Tips, Practices

Stacy Tetschner, National Speakers Association
October 21, 2011 by in Economy | Finance | Marketing

Business Tips: As your business trims the fat and weathers a tough economy, here are a few business tips and practices, from business professionals, including Stacy Tetschner of National Speakers Association and Pamela Barker of Genesis Strategic Planning Inc., to consider to keep your business afloat without burning out employees or missing opportunities. Cut back or… Read More →

Deliver On Your ROI With Proper Business Meeting Practices

Deliver on Your ROI, Business Meetings
October 7, 2011 by in AZ Business Magazine | Finance

With economic recovery plodding along over the past four years, what is giving businesses the biggest return on investment (ROI) with meetings today? We asked five experts in their fields for a thought on what works in the 2011 marketplace. Jim Fausel, president and COO, meetGCA “The best business meeting practices from the past, still… Read More →

10 Great Customer Service Success Stories And Tips

10 Great Customer Service Success Stories - AZ Business Magazine September/October 2011

Troy Hazard, author of the best-selling book “Future-Proofing Your Business”, offers these 10 tips for great customer service: 1. THE ANGRY CUSTOMER: In an argumentative situation, think of how you would feel in your customer’s shoes. Take time to consider his or her personality and position. The faster you start talking in your customer’s language,… Read More →

Face-To-Face Meetings Are Still Relevant, Despite Technology

Meeting Professionals International, AZ Business Magazine September/October 2011
September 9, 2011 by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech | Workforce

Face-to-face meetings are back: Despite teleconferencing and technology, study shows meetings that provide human contact — face-to-face meetings — are still relevant. As technology provides businesses with cost-effective means for communication with cloud technology, smart phones and Skype, one element among these virtual options will never be outdated — human contact. Sure you can conduct… Read More →