In a world of hyper technological innovation, the next frontier may not be even more sophisticated marketing intrusions, but the adoption and application of digital ethics.
Social capital and professional relationships are crucial components to succeeding in the workplace and beyond
IN THIS EDITION: ER2 takes awards; What’s going on; News from other sources; Hot Sheet: Who’s going where; Power Player: Justin Entzminger; CEO of the Year Awards
Inside Memphis Business magazine honors the very best in local innovation over the past year with an awards breakfast and a launch event for our October/November issue.
Will the robotic revolution improve life but ruin our lives? Not if there’s some creative thinking in the workplace.
Waddell’s company, Soundways, is poised to radically transform the way we experience digital music, by bringing the focus back to the players who make it all happen.
IN THIS EDITION: Innovators of the year; What’s going on; News from other sources; Hot Sheet: Who’s going where; Power Player: John Phillips V; CEO of the Year Awards
“Study abroad really taught me a sense of purpose and direction that I didn’t have before.” – Brian Booker, One Step Initiative CEO
“It’s all about the kids and keeping the hope alive. It’s about St. Jude, a place like no other where parents can find hope and comfort and children can live to dream another dream.” – Alberto Pappo & Michael Dyer, St. Jude
“Memphis is a great city and I think it can be even greater. It was just time for us to move forward and put the past in the past.” – Van Turner, Memphis Greenspace, Inc. founder
Karl Schledwitz loves numbers. For example: if you put every King Cotton bacon strip sold in 2015 end to end in a straight line, it would reach from Memphis to Acapulco – almost 1,400 miles.
Kruchten’s team of agents encourage people to research fares online — but to call them when it’s time to book. In an industry whose pricing and logic can feel opaque, Travelennium offers clarity and simplicity.
“I understand all the jobs because I’ve done them. I would call myself a hands-on leader,” Heathcott says. “In order for me to understand something, I need to walk the walk and talk the talk.”
When Gayle Rose first picked up a clarinet at age 7, little did she know it would lead her to become a virtuoso — in philanthropy.
What does it take to revitalize a company? Decisiveness? Grit? Vision? Just ask the longtime employees at Orion Federal Credit Union who participated in its transformation under the leadership of CEO Daniel Weickenand and you’ll learn it’s all that and more.
Giving Back to the School that Changed His Life
Katzen takes this little piggy to market
As executive director of the Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis, Ruby Bright is indeed seeking new light for Memphians in need.
Since 1957, Jack Pirtle’s Chicken has been serving the “Best Fried Chicken, Homemade Gravy, and Delicious Old Fashion Steak Sandwiches in the Mid South Market.”
RISE Foundation and International Paper work together to boost financial literacy in the Mid-South
Inside Memphis Business tours the new headquarters of United Way of the Mid-South with Dr. Kenneth S. Robinson.
At BRIDGES, Cynthia Ham looks at Memphis youth as the city’s source of future leaders.
A state of the art financial lab at the University of Memphis offers students a glimpse into Wall Street dealings.