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The Dish: Honey Butter Recipe

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September 25, 2013 by in Blogs

Honey and butter, sounds like a match made in heaven! This simple homemade treat adds a special touch to your morning toast and can be a great housewarming gift. Try spreading it on homemade biscuits or stop by a local bakery like Bread Basket Bakery and pick up some fresh made bread! Honey Butter —… Read More →

The Dish: Chili and Honey Chicken Recipe

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September 23, 2013 by in Blogs

Honey’s not just for sweetening your tea! Add depth of flavor to a dish by drizzling in a little honey or use it to compliment tangy, spicy recipes like this one. Chili Lime Chicken with Honey — 2 tablespoons chili powder — 1 tablespoon mild honey, preferably local — 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice —… Read More →

The Dish: Cherries in Honey Syrup Recipe

Cherries in Honey
September 18, 2013 by in Blogs

September is the National Honey Month and we’re celebrating with some recipes featuring this liquid gold. Even though the calendar says it’s fall, there’s still time to can and preserve for those cold (or not so cold) Arizona winters. These syrupy sweet cherries are super simple and taste incredible on almost anything! Cherries in Honey Syrup… Read More →

Boys Hope Girls Hope Elects New Board Members

Arizona School Choice Trust
August 12, 2013 by in Blogs

John Eldean, Senior Vice President of Commercial Real Estate at Alliance Bank of Arizona, Sentari Minor, Arizona Humane Society Development Officer, and Paul Mulligan, CEO of Catholic Education Arizona, have been elected to three-year terms on the Boys Hope Girls Hope Board of Directors. Boys Hope Girls Hope helps academically capable and motivated children-in-need to… Read More →

BioAccel Challenges Entrepreneurs to Solve Healthcare Problems

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BioAccel, a 501(c)3 non-profit and Arizona’s premier resource for healthcare innovation, is announcing the BioAccel Solutions Challenge to solve medical and health delivery problems in Arizona, stimulate new company formation and increase investment in the industry. BioAccel will publicly release a vetted list of key healthcare problems, or “needs,” identified by industry practitioners and leaders,… Read More →

5 Mistakes that Quash Corporate Innovation

Chandler Innovation Center
April 15, 2013 by in Blogs | Featured | Tech

The biggest breakthroughs in the history of business – and the history of the world – are never  the result of conventional thinking, says Maria Ferrante-Schepis, a veteran in the insurance and financial services industry who now consults Fortune 100 companies such as GE with innovation agent Maddock Douglas, Inc. “To echo Harvard Business School… Read More →

6 Steps to Selling Your Business

Selling the Company

If you’re a typical small business owner, you spend more of your time working on today’s issues than tomorrow’s potential. That may keep the doors open for now, but what about when you’re ready to retire, or no longer have the will or energy to run your business? As mid to large businesses grow, owners… Read More →

Is Facebook Worth the Effort for Small Business?

February 28, 2013 by in Blogs | Featured | Marketing | Small Biz

I’m a big advocate of social media, including Facebook, but whether or not it’s right for your business depends largely upon what you expect it to do and the type of business you’re in. Having been active in social media in the B2B space for the last several years, I often compare what we’re doing… Read More →

Super Bowl power outage shines light on PR opportunity

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February 15, 2013 by in Blogs | Featured | Marketing

One of the biggest victories that came out of this year’s Super Bowl was not the Baltimore Ravens win, but the fast thinking public relations and creative teams that seized the moment when the lights went out. When the players were side lined due to a 34-minute power outage viewers immediately took to social media.… Read More →

How Can Companies Collect Faster to Free Up Cash?

Arizona Business Financing
February 11, 2013 by in Blogs | Featured | Finance

Accounts receivable (AR) is one of the most important, if not the most important, operations impacting a company’s cash flow. As a result, decisions and actions made within the accounts receivable department can be felt throughout an entire company. While the economy shows signs of improvement in some sectors, companies must still proceed cautiously and… Read More →

Spring Training Fun at Kelly's At SouthBridge

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February 10, 2013 by in Blogs

When spring training starts, Kelly’s At SouthBridge in Old Town Scottsdale is a great place to stop to add to your fun-filled season! Located on Sixth Avenue in downtown Scottsdale, the 8,000 square foot swanky pub offers traditional pub classics mixed with exceptional modern cuisine and the perfect laid back atmosphere to celebrate the return… Read More →

I love it when a plan comes together

immigration
February 3, 2013 by in Blogs | Featured | Politics

This is a heady time for supporters of real immigration reform. A bipartisan group of U.S. senators, including our own John McCain and Jeff Flake, have announced their support for a framework of sweeping changes that have long been supported by Arizona’s – and the nation’s – business community. It is natural that Senators McCain… Read More →

'HOP' Into Sprinkles Cupcakes for Easter Treats

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February 1, 2013 by in Blogs

Spread some springtime cheer with Sprinkles HOP Box. Perfect for your holiday table or in lieu of an Easter basket, adults and children alike will delight in Sprinkles Cupcakes’ brown sugar praline cupcakes and adorable bunny decorations. Each dozen box includes an assortment of dark chocolate, carrot, red velvet, and brown sugar praline cupcakes, decorated… Read More →

An open letter to Phil Mickelson

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January 26, 2013 by in Blogs | Featured | Sports

Dear Phil, I read your recent comments about the crushing tax burden California has imposed on wage earners like yourself. You said that you might even move out of California. Allow me to suggest Arizona – your former home – as your next home. Though my time playing golf is usually limited to courses where… Read More →