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Podcast: Diamondbacks, Fulton Homes Home Run Program

Diamondbacks, Chase Field
April 9, 2012 by in Podcasts | Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks have partnered up once again with Fulton Homes for another season-long charity. The Fulton Homes Home Run Program has been a part of the Diamondbacks culture off and on for the last couple of years. With each home run hit by a Dback, Fulton Homes will donate $150 to the Central Arizona… Read More →

Podcast: 8th Annual Pat’s Run

Pat's Run
March 9, 2012 by in Events | Podcasts

In May of 2002, Pat Tillman turned down a $3.6 million contract from the Arizona Cardinals to enlist in the U.S. Army following the 9/11 attacks. In 2004, Tillman’s wife Marie founded the Pat Tillman Foundation and a year later the inaugural Pat’s Run took place in Tempe, Ariz. The Pat Tillman Foundation was set… Read More →

Podcast: Andres Torres & Playing With ADHD

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February 17, 2012 by in Podcasts | Sports

This summer, the Chusy Haney-Jardine directed documentary “Gigante” will be hitting theaters. “Gigante” is a documentary that follows Torres through his daily routine as a professional athlete and how he handles performing at such a high level while living with ADHD. Torres spent 10 years in the minor leagues fighting with himself to perform at… Read More →

Podcast: Baby Boomers Redefining Traditional Retirement

Podcast: Baby Boomers Redefining Retirement
February 10, 2012 by in Economy | Podcasts | Real Estate

The baby boomers generation, comprised of about 90 million people, are beginning to head in retirement, but where are they headed? In this week’s edition of the AZ Business Magazine’s podcasts, we’ll take a look at not only where the baby boomers will take up residence, but also how this transition into retirement looks, as… Read More →

Podcast: Super Bowl 2012 Preview

Superbowl 2012
February 3, 2012 by in Podcasts | Sports

Tom Brady and Eli Manning will meet each other once against on one of sports biggest platforms, the NFL Super Bowl 2012. In a rematch of Super Bowl XLII, one of the most exciting Super Bowl games of the last decade, Brady and Coach Bill Belichick will look to get revenge for the Giants spoiling… Read More →

Podcast: GoVote Aims To Change Voter Turn Out

Podcast: GoVote Aims To Change Voter Turn Out
January 27, 2012 by in Podcasts | Politics

Voter turn-out is a constant issue with every political campaign, but GoVote.com is looking to do something to change that. By educating its visitors on a local and national level, GoVote looks to positively impact the voter turnout for the 2012 presidential elections. While based in Arizona, GoVote has contributors to the website from all… Read More →

Business Podcast: The Dave Ramsey Show 1/12/12

Dave Ramsey Podcast
January 20, 2012 by in Podcasts

Dave Ramsey, a renown financial guru and speaker, delivers his daily radio show through podcasts hosted on his website and the iTunes store. Utilizing interviews with others, call-ins from listeners, and more — Dave Ramsey gives a realistic perspective on how to properly handle your finances and the stresses that come along with doing that.… Read More →

Are Self-Service Technologies Making Your Business Better?

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December 30, 2010 by in Podcasts | Small Biz

Self-service technologies, which automate routine interactions between companies and customers, are a source of convenience and efficiency to both parties — until something goes wrong and the customer cannot make the system work. Many companies should be focusing more closely on the overall customer experience, says Michael Goul, a professor of information systems and a… Read More →

The Nickel And Dime Approach — Are Those New Airline Fees A Smart Strategy?

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December 23, 2010 by in Economy | Podcasts

As higher fuel costs gobble up airline profits, the carriers are imposing new fees on passengers in an attempt to make up the difference. William A. Verdini, chairman of the supply chain management department of the W.P. Carey School of Business, wonders if this is a smart strategy. (17:23)

The Art Of Negotiating With Your Boss, Part Two

The Art Of Negotiating With Your Boss

One of the most difficult tasks for a worker is negotiating with a boss. Whether it’s getting a raise or a new assignment, or a simple request for more office supplies, asking a boss for anything can be nerve-wracking. Knowledge@W. P. Carey interviewed management professor Kevin Corley about the best way to negotiate with your… Read More →

The Art Of Negotiating With Your Boss

art of negotiating with your boss
November 25, 2010 by in Podcasts | Workforce

You don’t have to be a power broker juggling corporate mergers to need negotiation skills. Just about everybody must negotiate with a superior at some point, about a raise or an assignment, or even a new idea for a project. Most people are conscious of the power gap between themselves and their bosses; astute employees… Read More →

Median Price Not Full Story For Phoenix Market

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The median price for resale homes in the Phoenix area has been edging up for several months. Does this signal that the market is approaching normalcy? Jay Butler, associate professor of real estate and author of the Realty Studies report from the W. P. Carey School of Business, talks about the factors affecting median price,… Read More →

Avnet’s Roy Vallee On Leadership

Avnet's Roy Vallee On Leadership
October 19, 2010 by in Podcasts

Thirty-seven years ago Roy Vallee was stocking shelves at a small electronics distribution company in Los Angeles. That small firm has grown up to become Avnet, Inc., a Fortune 500 firm located in Phoenix, Arizona. Avnet is one of the largest distributors of electronic parts, enterprise computing and storage products, and embedded subsystems in the… Read More →

Learn The Principles Of Effective Leadership

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Knowledge: Great companies and great leaders are often synonymous, but what does it take to be a great leader? Dr. Angelo Kinicki is professor of management at the W.P. Carey School of Business. As a consultant, Kinicki often works with top management teams. Here, Kinicki discusses the principles of transformational and managerial leadership in increasing… Read More →