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Star Power – Is It Portable?

30/07/15 10:06 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

  Harvard Business Review OnPoint’s Summer 2015 issue includes an article on “How Star Women Build Portable Skills” suggesting that women, in their efforts to maneuver in a male oriented environment, actually build skills that are more portable than men. The research study was conducted on stock analysts starting several years back. Strate...

Lost and Found Dogs? There’s an App for That!

22/07/15 8:39 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

  On June 22, 2015, Washoe County announced that it was the first in Nevada, along with the Nevada Humane Society, to team up with Finding Rover, an app that uses facial recognition to help identify lost dogs. Finding Rover consists of a free mobile app and website and is very easy to use. It has been extremely beneficial in assisting dog own...

Millennials – Overtaking the Work Force

16/07/15 11:00 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

According to an article on CNBC this week, this year millennials will surpass baby boomers and GenXers to become the largest generation in the American workforce. Adults age 18 to 34 now make up 1 in 3 American workers. There have been numerous articles, seminars and training sessions built around how to effectively lead and work with different ...

The Supreme Court Rules

09/07/15 10:21 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

  The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision delivered by Justice Kennedy, has held, in a case involving four state-wide bans on same-sex marriage, that the Fourteenth Amendment requires a State to license a marriage between two people of the same sex. And, since same-sex couples may now exercise the fundamental right to marry in all States, there ...

The Commerce Tax – How to Prepare

02/07/15 10:17 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

As most of you are probably aware, the Nevada Legislature approved and Governor Sandoval signed the new commerce tax into law effective July 1, 2015. If a “business entity” is engaged in business in Nevada with Nevada-sourced gross revenue over $4,000,000, the excess of that revenue over $4,000,000 is subject to the tax at various rates (.051 pe...