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AVEDA Concept Salons

AVEDA Concept Salons
October 16, 2011 by in Executive Lifestyle | Lists

Everyone needs a little rub down every once in a while, but if you don’t have the time or the money to make it to one of Arizona’s world-renowned spas, there are still plenty of places in the East Valley that won’t leave your bank account sore — including AVEDA Concept Salons. AVEDA, a beauty… Read More →

Centennial Series: Top 10 Arizona Legal Cases

Top Arizona Legal Cases - AZ Business Magazine September/October 2011

ASU law professor and dean emeritus names top Arizona legal cases Arizona has grown in the past 100 years from a territory formerly part of the wild, wild West to a state with a rich history of legal cases affecting either local residents or residents along with the rest of the nation. Based on my… Read More →

Staying Innovative When You’re A One Man Operation

Staying Innovative as a One Man Operation
October 2, 2011 by in Lists | Small Biz

How to Stay Innovative When You’re A One Man Operation With the economy down and unemployment numbers high, many have chosen to take the opportunity to start their own business as a one man operation. This is an exciting step, but it comes with some challenges. How do you motivate yourself daily to work from… Read More →

Productivity Tips While Working From Home

Home Office Productivity Tips
September 25, 2011 by in Education | Lists | Workforce

Productivity Tips While Working From Your Home-Based Business: According to Census data, in 2008 almost six million people called their home their primary place of work. And this number has continued to grow. In fact, more companies are using telecommuting as an incentive. Many large firms, such as IBM and Boeing, have even reported seeing… Read More →

Comic Book Stores: Where To Go Post-Atomic Comics

Comic Book Stores List
September 18, 2011 by in Lists

If reading comic books is your idea of a good time, then you’ve probably already heard about the sudden closing of Atomic Comics. If, like me, you were one of the many people who liked any of the four stores in the Valley bearing that name, and especially if Atomic Comics was the comic shop… 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 →

10 Sound Tips to Improve Your Home Theater

Improve your home theatre
September 4, 2011 by in Blogs | Executive Lifestyle | Lists | Tech

You don’t need to buy new equipment to improve your existing home theater. Often, the television and other audio/video equipment you already have are not being used to their maximum potential. Here’s a list of 10 easy tips to help you make the most of your existing system. 1) Check the settings on your receiver: Many… Read More →

10 Top Arizona Landmarks And Sights

centennial top10
September 1, 2011 by in Around Arizona | Lists | Travel

10 Top Arizona Landmarks And Sights Despite the typical images of a colorless and dry land that the word “desert” brings up in our minds, Arizona has a lot more to offer than varying shades of brown. Arizona landscapes and sights are unique and often breathtaking. They show the long, rich history of Arizona before… Read More →

Social Networking Apps For Your Phone

Social Networking apps for your phone
August 28, 2011 by in Lists | Tech

Mobile phone social networking apps are great. I can tune out the boring parts of my day (like school, work, driving, etc.) by just playing around on Facebook. The best part is that it makes me look like I’m busy sending important messages, so no one ever bothers me. Unfortunately, going on the same sites… Read More →

Highest Grossing Movies – Top Five Opening Weekends

Highest grossing movies of all time
August 7, 2011 by in Lists

Highest Grossing Movies – Going to the theater is an adventure; you get to watch a new film and escape into the story, if only for a short amount of time. Hundreds of movies are released each year, but only a few dozen are cherished and rated well by audiences. These are the top five highest… Read More →

Vintage Boutiques Around the Valley

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July 31, 2011 by in Around Arizona | Lists

Vintage Boutiques – For those looking to avoid the larger department stores and malls, give those smaller, locally-run boutiques a try. The Valley has many vintage boutiques where you’ll find affordable ’60s, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s attire as well as high-end upscale vintage clothing — to give your look a fun, funky twist. For those… Read More →

ASU Gammage Broadway Season 2011-2012

ASU Gammage, Tempe, Ariz.
July 24, 2011 by in Calendar | Events | Lists

ASU Gammage Broadway Season 2011-2012 Starting in September, Tempe’s ASU Gammage will be back in full swing to provide some of the best Broadway shows and musicals to the community. With 10 to choose from, one is bound to catch your attention and pull you into a theater seat. West Side Story Sept. 27 –… Read More →

September Concerts: Phoenix Summer Series

Summer Series: Photo: Gray_um, Flickr
July 17, 2011 by in Events | Lists

The weather may cool down a little after the month of August, but the concerts in Phoenix will be as hot as ever. As summer comes to a close, Phoenix welcomes top performers at September concerts. There’s still time to check out the artists coming to town in July and August, but be sure to add these… Read More →

Emergency Apps For Your Smartphone

Emergency apps smartphone
July 17, 2011 by in Lists | Tech

Whether something happens to you or you are put in a situation where you must help another, it’s imperative to be prepared. So keep your life-saving apps where you store the rest of your life. Emergency Apps – Preparing for an emergency as well as knowing what to do in the midst of a crisis… Read More →