Jim McCann was working as a social worker and part-time bartender when a barstool regular mentioned plans to sell his floral shop.
A state-by-state look at what western states have to offer businesses
Energy is the pillar upon which economic growth is built. “The difference between the developed world and everybody else,” says author Robert Bryce, “is [affordable] electricity.” But simple math and basic physics show that chasing energy sources with low power densities will not get us to where we need to be.
Companies wield a lot of power; particularly in their local communities. They have the means to financially influence people without spending a lot of money and can influence others to do the same.
In struggling organizations, problems can arise and reinforce one another in a kind of tragic spiral. Among staff and management: silence, denial, blame, contempt, avoidance, turf protection, passivity and powerlessness often emerge and feed on each other.
We’ve all seen firsthand how innovations create new products and categories, while disrupting and eliminating others. From being able to sell to customers on...
Climate change, pollution, famine, war, water shortages, terrorism; it’s enough to give one “collapse anxiety,” but is it accurate? Not according to Robert Bryce,...
Over the last two decades, while scores of other regional banks struggled or were snapped up by nationals, BOK Financial has quietly thrived, expanding its operations from 20 branches within Oklahoma to nine West South Central states.
B2B business is booming and has been for some time. The B2B sector is undeniably a huge driver of the economy, and in many ways, there has never been a better time to be a B2B business. But conversely, there has never been more competition either, and significant challenges lie ahead.
Over the past decade, owners who have sold teams saw their val- ues increase by between 7 and 11 percent annually, depending on the league, according to Scott Milleisen, head of JPMorgan Chase’s Private Bank Sports Finance Unit. Much of the growth resulted from richer media-rights agreements in recent years, he adds.