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How much can crying during job reviews impact career?

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Men who cry during a negative performance review at work are more likely to receive lower performance evaluations, decreased assessments of leadership ability and more negative written recommendations, according to a new study by researchers with the University of Arizona Eller College of Management. The study, entitled “Boys, Don’t Cry: Gender and Reactions to Negative… Read More →

Invest Southwest announces Venture Madness sign-up date

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Invest Southwest announced Monday that applications will open for the 2017 Venture Madness competition on Nov. 1, 2016 and run through Jan. 5, 2017. The anticipated annual event, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority, will select 64 early-stage companies to compete in the bracket-style competition for a chance at a $100,000 shared prize. Invest Southwest is also holding a… Read More →

Phoenix IDA announces new board members and officers

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The Phoenix IDA, a leading industrial development authority in Arizona, announces the election of new Board officers for 2017 and the appointment of two new Board members. The Phoenix IDA’s Board of Directors’ new officers include: ·       Sal Rivera, president; partner and shareholder, Rivera Law Group, P.C. ·       Barbara Ryan Thompson, vice president; executive vice… Read More →

Unclear bankruptcy laws may add hurdles for nonprofits

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Nonprofit bankruptcy laws have room for improvement, writes Scott K. Brown, a partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP, in “Confirming a Plan of Reorganization for a Nonprofit Debtor” in the 2016 edition of the Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law. Brown and co-author Evan C. Hollander note that “the term ‘nonprofit’ is not defined in… Read More →

Matson Money moves its headquarters to Scottsdale

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Matson Money, a registered investment advisory firm which manages over $6.6 billion for investors nationwide, opened its new headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz. on Friday, Oct. 14th. The grand opening featured a ribbon cutting ceremony, tours of the new facility and a VIP reception which included guest appearances from Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane and Vice Mayor Kathy Littlefield.   Photos… Read More →

Economic experts expect steady growth, low unemployment for 2017

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Steady, improving employment numbers at both the local and national levels are the highlight of an ongoing, eight-year economic recovery, which saw unemployment as high as 10 percent. With unemployment hovering around 5 percent now, top Valley economists say this is likely “as good as it’s going to get” recovery-wise for the foreseeable future. Economists… Read More →

Nonprofit IFLA provides scholarships for 10,000 women

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According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, victims of domestic violence lose a total of 8.0 million days of paid work each year. Additionally, research shows that the most influential contributing factor associated with domestic and workplace violence is financial stress. In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month,  the International Financial Leadership Association (IFLA), the nation’s leading authority on financial literacy education, has announced… Read More →

Helios Scholars at TGen celebrates 10 years

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Helios Education Foundation and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) celebrated the 10th year of their premier internship program partnership, Helios Scholars at TGen, preparing students for college and career, and helping produce the next generation of Arizona’s biomedical workforce. Alumni from among the more than 400 graduates of the internship program joined Helios and TGen, their scientific mentors,… Read More →

Pokémon Go and the potential for increased accidents

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Augmented reality games like Pokémon Go, while holding great promise to promote exercise, also increase the potential for distraction-related death, according to one of the first articles on the subject to be published in a peer-reviewed medical journal. The article, written by University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson surgery faculty members, Bellal A. Joseph,… Read More →

Phoenix Fashion Week: Which designers are showing and when?

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Phoenix Fashion Week, the Valley’s leading authority on fashion, will host its annual series of runway shows, October 13th – 15th, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., at Talking Stick Resort, located at 9800 Talking Stick Way in Scottsdale. The three-day event celebrates the conclusion of a four-month emerging designer boot camp, led by mentor and True Religion… Read More →

Forum to focus on ‘Doing Business in Mexico’

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Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, together with the Arizona-Mexico Commission and the Arizona Commerce Authority, will host a comprehensive forum focused on “Doing Business in Mexico.” The forum will be on Oct. 6 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m., and it will be held at The Camby at 24th Street and Camelback Road in Phoenix. The… Read More →

Latino groups back monument status for areas near Grand Canyon

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September 25, 2016 by in Experience AZ Magazine

Anakarina Rodriguez traveled from southern Arizona to Washington with a message for President Barack Obama: designate 1.7 million acres around the Grand Canyon as a national monument. “I remember being a little girl and traveling to the Grand Canyon for the first time ever,” Rodriguez said. “I remember seeing vividly this amazing wonder of the… Read More →

Phoenix Art Museum names adjunct curator of American art

Phoenix Art Museum
September 24, 2016 by in Az Business Leaders

Phoenix Art Museum appointed Dr. Betsy Fahlman, PhD, to the role of adjunct curator of American art. Dr. Fahlman will officially begin her role overseeing the care and scholarship of the Museum’s historical American art collection in the fall of 2016 and will divide her time between Phoenix Art Museum and Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute… Read More →

New study reveals key to gender gap in C-suite

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Countless studies have shown women to be great leaders who improve company performance. Organizations across a multitude of industries that have embraced the business case for increased gender diversity are spending millions of dollars on programs to help women advance. Yet, gender parity in the C-suite has not bee reached. A new study, released Wednesday by the coaching and… Read More →

‘Check, Please! Arizona’ announces new host

Check, Please! Arizona
September 20, 2016 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Mark Tarbell, an award-winning Arizona chef and restaurateur featured on the Food Network’s “Iron Chef America,” is the new host of Arizona PBS’s four-time Emmy-winning series “Check, Please! Arizona.” Tarbell, who owns Tarbell’s restaurant, The Tavern and The Wine Store in Phoenix, will kick off Season 7 of “Check, Please! Arizona” in January 2017. As… Read More →