Most people learn about long-term care when they or their loved ones are touched by it firsthand. At that point, they have limited options on what they can do to pay for this tremendous expense. So while no one savors talking to their financial advisor about long-term care, you should. Failing to … [Read more...] about Long-Term Care: Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late
The Survival of Teepees
For many of us, the ideas of business and competition go together like Lumberjack and Louie, Navajo and taco, tequila and sunrise – part of the natural order of things. The idea got its biggest boost in the modern world after Charles Darwin connected the idea of competition to theories of evolution … [Read more...] about The Survival of Teepees
Flagstaff Business News caught up with a unique Northern Arizona business owner: Bret Sarnquist of Big Ring Bakery. He is a gluten-free baker, who uses high quality ingredients in his baked goods. While Sarnquist has a large and loyal customer base in communities throughout the region, he … [Read more...] about
Everything I Know About Business I Learned at West Point
Many years ago, I taught at the University of Redlands School of Business (back then it was called the Alfred North Whitehead School of Business). Among my courses was one that coached MBA students in preparing the documentation required for lifetime learning credits. The idea was to acknowledge the … [Read more...] about Everything I Know About Business I Learned at West Point
Why Did the Cannibal Move to Flagstaff?
FBN's Business Book Review: Andy Kessler’s new book, Eat People and Other Unapologetic Rules for Game-Changing Entrepreneurs reads like Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead – lite. Early in the book, we find him lunching with Republican activist George Gilder (identified in his Wikipedia entry as a … [Read more...] about Why Did the Cannibal Move to Flagstaff?
County Residents Want Higher Education Opportunities
Higher education was the topic of a survey of northern Coconino County communities by Coconino Community College, and the Arizona Hospitality Resource and Research Center at Northern Arizona University. The survey was conducted as part of the college's three-year Strategic Plan, to gather … [Read more...] about County Residents Want Higher Education Opportunities
A Sustainable and Native Livelihood
When the idea of using xeriscape landscaping in yards became popular, most people resigned themselves that to save water, they had to settle for what Nigel Sparks calls a “gravelscape” – nothing fancy or colorful, just efficient. “I think that is what people came to see and that was not the … [Read more...] about A Sustainable and Native Livelihood
When we workout, we do it for a reason. There is always a purpose in mind, whether it’s fitting into a smaller clothing size, losing weight, adding inches to our biceps, or just increasing overall health and wellness. I’m willing to bet that for most of us, results are the only reason we work out; … [Read more...] about Getting Results