1. Greg Stutz of Focus HR, Incorporated, joined Karla on this week's Thrive Tucson. Focus HR is a Tucson-based professional employer organization that provides human resource services to small businesses. Greg explains how Focus HR got started, how important the community has been to their success, and what advice he would give business owners who might find themselves in an HR dilemma.
    Sep 19, 2018
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  2. Cutthroat employees make for cutthroat business. While it is sometimes good to be intense about work, being too intense can sometimes prove to be more trouble than it’s worth and affect both the quality of the work being done as well as the working environment itself. People with soft skills, on the other hand, are […]
    Sep 17, 2018
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  3. Community Spotlight Host Frank Powers headed down to 4th Ave in Tucson to check out 91.3 KXCI, the city’s premier community radio station. Since 1983, KXCI has served as a voice for Tucson’s music-loving creatives, and also features locally-produced mini-programs, podcasts, and syndicated news shows such as Democracy Now. Frank chats with KXCI's Executive Director/Development Director Cathy Rivers, who shared how KXCI was founded and what keeps it chugging along.
    Sep 12, 2018
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  4. Community Spotlight Host Frank Powers packed up his bags and headed to Tombstone for the second annual Doc Holli-Days, a festival that pays tribute to some of the legendary figures that helped make Tombstone, Arizona, a symbol of the Wild West. Watch as Frank learns about the Tombstone community and the stars of the festival (Val Kilmer and Dennis Quaid), while taking in the epic parade and Western-themed local wares.
    Sep 4, 2018
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  5. Starting college can be one of the most exciting, scary, frustrating, and revelatory times in a young person’s life. While you’re having to adjust to the rigors of university-level work, you’re also expected to magically become an adult at the same time. Oftentimes, academia and social lives become so prevalent that it’s easy to overlook […]
  6. Austin Counts of 4th Avenue Delicatessen joined Karla on this week's Thrive Tucson. 4th Avenue Deli represents the historic avenue by serving fresh sandwiches and Tucson’s iconic hot dogs while being a pillar of the community. Austin talks about how 4th Avenue Deli got started, the time they almost went out of business, and how the community has been a hugely important support network throughout the Deli's history.
    Aug 23, 2018
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  7. On May 22, 2018, the House of Representatives passed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act in a strong bipartisan vote. For banks and credit unions with less than $10 billion in assets, this is a blessing that will benefit the people and businesses here in Southern Arizona. Tailoring regulatory requirements to suit […]
    Aug 17, 2018
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  8. Zeina Peterson and Luc Goodhart of Creative Tucson joined Karla on this week's Thrive Tucson. Creative Tucson a membership-based community media center that provides equipment, expertise, and training to help Tucson’s creative community create attention-grabbing video content. Zeina and Luc talk about Creative Tucson's experienced team of creatives, how easy it is to start your own show with Creative Tucson, and the equipment available for rent at discounted prices for Creative Tucson members.
    Aug 13, 2018
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