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Chamber Board of Directors Votes to Oppose Massive City Fee Increase

November 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Chamber Board of Directors Votes to Oppose Massive City Fee Increase

Chamber Board of Directors Votes to Oppose Massive City Fee Increase  On October 20, 2022 the Chamber’s Business Advocacy Division (BAD) met and heard a presentation from Ed Schenk, a City of Flagstaff stormwater utility official who offered the utility planned to bring forward a 300% rate hike on local residents in the coming weeks. …

Chamber Hosts NAMAC

October 24, 2022 | Comments Off on Chamber Hosts NAMAC

Chamber Hosts NAMAC The Northern Arizona Military Affairs Council (NAMAC) was launched in 2017 to promote economic development around northern Arizona’s military installations. General Kerry Muehlenbeck visited Flagstaff to discuss priorities at Camp Navajo. Julie Pastrick, President/CEO of the Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce also serves as the President of NAMAC. This past month the…

Toxic Workplaces and Bosses Have These in Common

September 27, 2022 | Comments Off on Toxic Workplaces and Bosses Have These in Common

Toxic Workplaces and Bosses Have These in Common The Great Resignation is partly due to many people realizing that the demand for employees has created opportunities for them to try new things. A side effect of the work-from-home shift during the pandemic and an overall change in workplace culture shined a rather bright light on toxic…

How Entrepreneurs Use Networking

September 26, 2022 | Comments Off on How Entrepreneurs Use Networking

How Entrepreneurs Use Networking   An essential skill for any entrepreneur the ability to create meaningful connections via networking, also called network development. Creating connections with customers both old and new is important but creating a network of other entrepreneurs and business owners provides value customers can’t provide. Typically this comes in the form of insights…

Working Moms Starting Home Based Businesses

September 23, 2022 | Comments Off on Working Moms Starting Home Based Businesses

Working Moms Starting Home Based Businesses   Staying at home with your little ones is a luxury that many moms desire, but they simply can’t afford. Fortunately, the internet, one of the best gifts of the century, has multiple business ideas and income opportunities that stay-at-home moms can exploit. Moreover, the growth of work from…

This Year, Discover the Benefits of Volunteering

September 22, 2022 | Comments Off on This Year, Discover the Benefits of Volunteering

This Year, Discover the Benefits of Volunteering Aristotle once equated the essence of life to serving others and doing good. While the philosophy seems like a fulfilling endeavor, it’s not quite practical given that we lead super busy lives. With our already jam-packed schedules, it’s impossible to think of giving away your time and energy…

Improve Your Leadership Skills by Thinking Differently

September 20, 2022 | Comments Off on Improve Your Leadership Skills by Thinking Differently

Improve Your Leadership Skills by Thinking Differently   Is your team stagnant, or is there a sense of tension in your department? It may not be “just your gut feeling,” but rather an indication that your team is in a “flight or fight” mode. Today, we’re looking at three distinct emotional states in the workplace,…

Chamber Weighs In with Federal Lawmakers to Avert National Rail Strike

September 19, 2022 | Comments Off on Chamber Weighs In with Federal Lawmakers to Avert National Rail Strike

Chamber Weighs In with Federal Lawmakers to Avert National Rail Strike Labor negotiations which had been ongoing for at least the last 18 months fell apart early last week, and a national rail strike was threatened for Friday if parties could not get together and agree on moving forward.  The Chamber weighed-in with a letter…

A Guide to Building an Emailing List

September 16, 2022 | Comments Off on A Guide to Building an Emailing List

A Guide to Building an Emailing List In today’s evolving world of digital growth and prevalent social media presence, email may seem to be an old-fashioned style of communicating with clients. Yet, it remains an effective tool to advertise and speak with a relevant audience. Now while building a substantial email list from scratch may…

Convert One-time Customers into Repeat Buyers

September 15, 2022 | Comments Off on Convert One-time Customers into Repeat Buyers

Convert One-time Customers into Repeat Buyers   One of the best ways to grow your business and increase sales is to convert one-off customers into repeat customers. You can build solid relationships with your customers by providing high-quality products and services and offering unique content or experiences that make your customers want to return for…

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