Executive Lifestyle Archives

What You Get With The New Facebook Profile

Facebook
December 16, 2010 by in Executive Lifestyle | Tech

On December 5 Facebook introduced another change to their ever-rotating lineup of profile options. The latest update establishes a new layout for user profiles and more options for displaying work and education information. While the new profile is currently on an opt-in basis only, Facebook will be gradually rolling out the change and plans to… Read More →

Sellers Beware: Staging Can Help Sell Your Home!

Omer Faizi Room 3
December 15, 2010 by in Executive Lifestyle | Real Estate

It wasn’t just the tall cheetah print chairs, luminous red and green chandeliers strung from the ceiling, that were distracting. When apartment hunters stepped into the 5-floor studio for sale, they found a white leather upholstered bed with red and orange shimmering pillows, funky artwork and a hanging L.E.D. lamp giving off different shades of… Read More →

The Entrepreneurs Of Today Can Reach High Levels Of Success — And Impact The World

Entrepreneurs Can Reach High Levels Of Success - AZ Business Magazine Nov/Dec 2010

In today’s fluctuating economy, the notions of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial leadership and entrepreneurial decision-making are receiving increased attention by citizens, academics, managers and politicians on a global basis. The current global financial crisis has put added pressure on creating new ideas and bringing these to the market, resulting in financial fruition, economic development and employment. Being… Read More →

Which Smartphone Is Right For You?

the majority own phones with Apple iPhone, Blackberry, Android or Windows Mobile operating systems

Smartphones are becoming more and more a part of everyday life.  As of October 2010 data from the Nielsen Company shows that 29.7 per cent of U.S. mobile phone users have smartphones with full operating systems.  Of those, the majority own phones with Apple iPhone, Blackberry, Android or Windows Mobile operating systems.  However, as the… Read More →

Three Successful Business Women Add Philanthropic Endeavors To Their Already Busy Work-Life Balance

Successful Business Women Add Philanthropic Endeavors - AZ Business Magazine Nov/Dec 2010

Giving back to the community is an important component of being a true success in the business world. As the greatest minds in history have declared, responsibility is the companion of power and privilege. Regardless of workloads or fluctuations in the economy, true business leaders — whether they are corporate executives or entrepreneurs — have… Read More →

Charitable And Socially Responsible Shopping Sites

You don't have to be santa to give charitable gifts this season
December 5, 2010 by in Executive Lifestyle | Lists

There are so many ways to share the spirit of giving to those that need it.  Many of your favorite online stores have special sections that donate portions of purchases to specific causes. Also, don’t forget the many independent artists and product-specific initiatives like (RED) and Tom’s Shoes that make contributions to improving quality of… Read More →

Cyber Monday Deals For 2010

Shop Cyber Monday Deals
November 28, 2010 by in Events | Executive Lifestyle | Featured | Lists

We all know – and sometimes dread – Black Friday. But Cyber Monday is something even the most antisocial person can get behind. Cyber Monday allows you to shop from the comfort of your computer. No need to even change out of those pajamas. Check out these smoking deals online. BestBuy.com Best Buy has great… Read More →

Regifting This Holiday Season

Regifting this holiday season

Ever get gift that’s too nice just to toss in the trash, but not something you would ever use? Most people have, that’s why regifting is so popular. This holiday season be prepared to receive plenty of regift-worthy gifts. AZNow.Biz created an infographic to let you know that you’re not alone when you regift that… Read More →

Shop Local For The Holidays

Shop local stores in the Phoenix area for the holidays
November 27, 2010 by in Executive Lifestyle | Green | Lists

We all know major department stores have big holiday sales, but so do local stores. Local stores also have the added bonus of being good for your conscience. They’re greener – many of their products aren’t shipped in from all over the world – and they help the local economy more than chain stores. See… Read More →

Amazon And Twitter Are Resources For Savvy Shoppers This Weekend

Use Amazon to help you shop this holiday season
November 26, 2010 by in Executive Lifestyle | Featured | Lists

There are many Web resources for the frugal shopper, like Groupon, LivingSocial, SocialBuy and BuyWithMe, but there are still ways to save on the Web without printing a coupon. Amazon Amazon’s daily Gold Box deals were intensified this week with the addition of Black Friday Week Lightning Deals. Everything from atlases to car seats were… Read More →

2010 Black Friday Deals

Black Friday deals in Arizona
November 25, 2010 by in Events | Executive Lifestyle | Featured | Lists

It’s almost Black Friday – get ready for crowded malls, packed parking lots and maybe even a bit of elbowing for that amazing deal. The malls will be teeming with eager shoppers hungry for a deal, especially since the National Retail Federation predicted a holiday sales increase of 2.3 percent this year. That’s a big… Read More →

China Mist’s Rommie Flammer Talks About Her First Job

Rommie Flammer President and CEO China Mist Tea Brands - AZ - Business Magazine Nov/Dec 2010

Rommie Flammer Title: President and CEO Company: China Mist Tea Brands Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. At 12 years old, a friend and I got together a bucket, soap and a sponge, then went door to door asking if we could wash our neighbors’ cars. When they would… Read More →

A Personal Health Plan Includes Screening Tests

Routine screening tests can be one of the most important personal health strategies

Everyone should develop a lifetime plan to stay healthy. A healthy lifestyle, an understanding of personal health risks and the appropriate use of screening tests are all important parts of a plan. Routine screening tests can be one of the most important personal health strategies.  Screening tests are designed to detect disease or risk factors… Read More →

Valley Doctors Balance Offices With House Calls

House Call

Sitting impatiently in a packed waiting room past your appointment time just hoping to be called next, seems like a far cry from the comfort of the old country doctor that made house calls. A few Valley doctors are resurrecting this relationship-oriented style of medicine through a hybrid concierge model; some even make house calls… Read More →