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3RP partners with Aruba Networks


Scottsdale-based 3RP announced it has entered into a partnership with Aruba Networks to expand the use of mobile technology to business professionals to provide a seamless network connection between the organization and its’ remote employees and off-site users. This will help put 3RP in a position to provide businesses with a solution to reduce costs… Read More →

Brandon Taylor: Small Business Leadership Academy Past Participant

Small Business Leadership Academy

Brandon Taylor discusses how his participation in the Small Business Leadership Academy has benefited him and his business, CPR Savers & First Aid Supply LLC. Small Business Leadership Academy Past Participant: Brandon Taylor CPR Savers & First Aid Supply LLC Tell us about your business: CPR Savers & First Aid Supply is a distributor/manufacturer of… Read More →

Frontier Adds Service At Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport


Frontier Airlines is joining two other carriers in providing service from the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. Monday’s announcement by the carrier followed about a year of negotiations. The addition of the Denver-based carrier will triple the number of destinations reachable from the airport. An exact flight schedule hasn’t been released. Mesa Mayor Scott Smith says having… Read More →

Alex Zuran: Small Business Leadership Academy Past Participant

Small Business Leadership Academy

Alex Zuran discusses how his participation in the Small Business Leadership Academy has benefited him and his business, Phoenix National Laboratories, Inc. Small Business Leadership Academy Past Participant: Alex Zuran Phoenix National Laboratories, Inc. Tell us about your business: We provide testing and inspection services to the construction, power generation and manufacturing industries. Year of… Read More →

Rebecca Koury: Small Business Leadership Academy Past Participant

Small Business Leadership Academy

Rebecca Koury discusses how her participation in the Small Business Leadership Academy has benefited her and her business, Prudential Cleanroom Services. Small Business Leadership Academy Past Participant: Rebecca Koury Prudential Cleanroom Services Tell us about your business: We are a cleanroom laundry providing uniforms for controlled environments. Year of participation in SBLA: 2011 What was the… Read More →

Miraval Names New CEO

miraval new CEO

Miraval, the award-winning destination resort and spa in Tucson, Arizona, is pleased to announce that Michael G. Tompkins has been named  Chief Executive Officer. In his new role, Tompkins’ responsibilities will be multifold, from the oversight of all general resort operations to creating Miraval programming, to managing the overall growth and development of the brand. Most… Read More →

Golfweek Honors 7 OB Sports-Managed Courses


Golfweek honors seven golf courses at six golf facilities managed by Scottsdale-based OB Sports Golf Management in the 2012 Golfweek’s Best Course list: State by State. Longbow Golf Club, The Oaks Golf Club, Sandia Golf Club, Tetherow, Three Crowns Golf Club and We-Ko-Pa Golf Club (Saguaro and Cholla) all earned rankings in their respective states.… Read More →

Engelman Will Be Honored By Arizona Interfaith Movement

David Engleman - Arizona Interfaith Movement

In recognition of his business acumen and philanthropic contributions, Engelman Berger law firm co-founder David William Engelman will receive a business award at Arizona Interfaith Movement (AIFM)’s 7th Annual Golden Rules Awards Banquet on March 29. Honored with him will be recipients of Darl Andersen, youth, religious, international, health and community service awards. Since 1995,… Read More →

SRP Donations ~ Providing More than Electricity & Water

SRP Donations

SRP Donations: The Salt River Project (SRP) is providing the Valley with more than just electricity and water. SRP, with help of its employees, has raised more than $1.7 million for charitable organizations in the Valley and across the state. The SRP Employee Boosters Association allows employees to donate through a one-time payment or payroll… Read More →

Add Streaming Devices As Inexpensive Additions To The Office

Streaming Devices

Streaming media has become a regular part of many home entertainment choices, with folks (myself included), choosing Netflix, Amazon, and HBO Go instead of scheduled programming or even On Demand. And now many streaming devices have gaming channels, music, and the ability to run personal apps like Facebook and Picasa. Streaming media devices can also… Read More →

Alpha Female Or Alpha Bitch?

Taming Your Alpha Bitch

Taming Your Alpha Bitch In their New York Times bestselling book, “Taming Your Alpha Bitch: How to Be Fierce and Feminine (and get everything you want!)” Rebecca Grado and Christy Whitman show women that many of the behaviors they think will lead to success, are contributing to their dissatisfaction, and may even be holding them… Read More →

Arizona Centennial Events: Arizona Centennial Events For This Week


Arizona Centennial Events: Arizona turns 100, if you’re looking for a way to celebrate check out the following events. Centennial Marriage Event In honor of the Valentine State, get married on Arizona’s 100th statehood day – Tuesday, February 14, 2012! To celebrate Arizona’s Statehood Centennial, the Arizona Supreme Court and Arizona’s Clerks of Superior Court… Read More →

2012 Super Bowl Video ~ Madonna & Kelly Clarkson

Super Bowl XLVI ~ Madonna & Kelly Clarkson Video
February 5, 2012 by in Blogs | Events | Executive Lifestyle

Super Bowl XLVI New York Giants vs. New England Patriots Why Super Bowl Video? Before the Super Bowl the buzz is about the teams, but after the game it’s about everything else.. Kelly Clarkson ~ National Anthem The first “American Idol” winner backed by a children’s choir, belted a pleasant and lyrically-correct version of the… Read More →

Using Groupons To Maintain A Healthy Lifestyle, Find The Perfect Fit

Healthy Lifestyle

For those wanting to keep their New Year’s resolution of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, consider making a permanent change in your life. Sample various gyms, workouts, etc. that fits your lifestyle; one that you look forward to — instead of one that you dread. Do you love your couch? Mine is amazing and anywhere you… Read More →

Dispelling Myths Of Workplace Productivity From An Interior Design Prospective

Office Productivity, Interior Design

It’s no secret that our immediate surroundings tremendously impact on how we feel.  Colors, materials, fabrics and lighting play a big part in creating an atmosphere or “mood” — something that we all are accustomed to in resorts, restaurants and stores. But what about setting the right atmosphere the office? Most people spend more than… Read More →

Move Over Moms, Dadpreneurs Are Taking Over

December 27, 2011 by in Executive Lifestyle | Small Biz

For years, mompreneurs have made headlines for their hard work balancing the challenges of being both a mother and an entrepreneur. Now moms are facing a little competition — and it may even be from their own husbands. The competition? Dadpreneurs. As fathers to young children, dadpreneurs also face the challenges of running their own… Read More →

Raven Events, NetworkingPhoenix.com Promote Face-to-Face Networking

Raven Events, NetworkingPhoenix.com - AZ Business Magazine November/December 2011

Raven Events, NetworkingPhoenix.com Promote Business-to-Business Events, Face-to-Face Networking Many business owners have embraced Facebook and Twitter as a way to build virtual relationships with their customers. “As far as social media goes, I think it has allowed people to believe that they can (network) very easily, and that they can do it well,” says Raven… Read More →

Mother-Daughter Team, Friedman + Kirshner Portrait Design

Friedman + Kirshner Portrait Design

Friedman + Kirshner Portrait Design. These two portrait artists distinguish themselves with their dedication to individuality and intuition in creating in-home masterpieces. Their dramatic and timeless portraits are often skillfully designed for specific areas of their client’s home where the piece becomes a focal point, guaranteed to be a family treasure forever. Friedman started her… Read More →

Disaster Preparedness: Is Your Business Ready?

Disaster preparedness for your business
November 29, 2011 by in Executive Lifestyle | Small Biz

Cindy Bates, vice president of Microsoft’s US SMB Organization, gives tips on how to achieve disaster preparedness for your business. For many businesses, disaster preparedness plans entail conducting semi-regular fire drills and making sure employees know where emergency exits are located. Unfortunately, these measures alone don’t do nearly enough to help businesses withstand the range of… Read More →

Black Friday Deals And Cyber Monday Madness

Black Friday, Cyber Monday

It’s all about Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals this Thanksgiving, but what about deals before Black Friday? Plenty of retailers, such as Target, Toys ‘R’ Us and Amazon.com, have already kicked off the holiday season with incredibly low prices on high-end items with online-only specials. Pre-Black Friday Sales Here are two retailers holding pre-Black… Read More →

GoodSearch Offers An Online Option To Charitable Donations

GoodSearch & GoodShop for Charity

GoodSearch offers an online option to charitable donations In 2005, Ken and JJ Ramberg started a way for people to “give without giving.” After their mother died of cancer, the siblings wanted to find a way to give back to the community. “Her death was not the thing that inspired this,” JJ says, “Her life… Read More →

Casino Del Sol Resort Hotel Expansion

Casino Del Sol Resort Hotel

I had the chance to check out Casino Del Sol Resort Hotel in Tucson and its brand new, multimillion-dollar hotel expansion. From the second I walked in, I was taken back by the effort that went into making this hotel stand above the rest. The ceilings were high, the rooms were spacious, and the pool… Read More →

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess’s Bourbon Steak Impresses

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Bourbon Steak, AB Magazine November/December 2011

If you’re superstitious, you might believe bad things happen in sets of three. If you’re an optimist, you might believe “the third time’s a charm.” Well, Bourbon Steak debunks both well-known expressions. At Bourbon Steak, each dish presented in a trio is nothing short of mouthwatering, and patrons are willing to spend the triple digits… Read More →

Holiday Parties Bring Premises Liability Concerns

Holiday Parties and Premises Liability Concerns

November is the start of many things in Arizona ― cooler temperatures, the holidays and a significant number of charitable events. Unfortunately, amidst these festivities, homeowners and business owners face potential premises liability issues when hosting events at their homes or place of business. Residential and commercial property owners and renters face similar issues. Premises… Read More →