In this edition of the tip sheet: Candace Mills – Back in the clean biz; News from other sources; Hot Sheet – Who’s going where; Power Player: Jason Lee
The Memphis-born business whiz Tim Smith seeks to boost local enterprises
In this edition: Journi Prewitt: Teen entrepreneur; What’s going on; News from other sources; Hot Sheet: Who’s going where; Power Player: Dr. Kennard Brown
It is often the case that important discussions on critical issues break down around personalities rather than policies, and we’ve seen it again with the recent debate about economic development in Memphis and Shelby County.
Pierre Landaiche prepares to revitalize the aging Cook Convention Center.
Afdhel Aziz believes that innovators and provocateurs have the power to use business and culture to do good.
Katzen takes this little piggy to market
According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, the tourism industry contributes about 10 percent to global GDP and represents the world’s largest employer. While the size of the global travel industry may impress, it’s the growth rate and rapid change in its composition that truly amazes.
Hollywood Feed collaborates with All 4s Rescue League
In This Edition: A convention center’s journey; Roadshow BMW GM recognized; Sales-tax holiday; Power Players
Inside Memphis Business tours the new headquarters of United Way of the Mid-South with Dr. Kenneth S. Robinson.
What once were added benefits, are now differentiators that not only help attract and retain talent, but also set one company culture apart from another.
H. Montgomery Martin knows a thing or two about risk assessment. As the founder, president, and CEO of Montgomery Martin Contractors (MMC), the former distance runner must measure and evaluate risk — and process any fears a client might bring — the moment his business partners with another.
West’s achievements earned him membership in the Society of Entrepreneurs. Winning the Master Entrepreneur Award signifies that he embodies the self-direction, determination, creativity, leadership, and integrity necessary for membership in the Society.
A state of the art financial lab at the University of Memphis offers students a glimpse into Wall Street dealings.
Jay Myers was fired on his 39th birthday. Most people will imagine that to be a sad event, but most entrepreneurs will perk up and think, “It’s an opportunity!” In fact, as Myers says, “That’s how I got started on my entrepreneurial journey.”
At BRIDGES, Cynthia Ham looks at Memphis youth as the city’s source of future leaders.
At Interactive Solutions, Inc. (ISI), founder and CEO Jay Myers has an open-door policy. Walking through that door could leave a visitor confused — is this the boss’ office or is it part of a New York Yankees exhibit? Decorating the walls, several end tables, and Myers’ main desk is Yankees memorabilia, from light-up models of each iteration of Yankee Stadium to a hanging Derek Jeter jersey and several baseball bats. And so much more.
In this edition: Memphis Evolution: Our June/July issue begins here!; News in other publications; Leadership Memphis looking for another crop ; Small biz getting more social (media); Dr. Altha Stewart leads APA; Innovators of the Year: Let’s hear about ‘em; Power Player: Darrell T. Cobbins
Innovation is one of those tricky words that may mean different things to different people. Like other words that are ripe for misunderstanding — “creativity” and “strategy” come to mind — innovation requires a refining conversation to demystify it.
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