Soon, we’ll be able to leave our favorite armchair, drop our television remotes and head out to cheer our favorite professional sports teams right here at home in Las Vegas.
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Since 1963 our country has celebrated the entrepreneurs making an impact on our economy. During National Small Business week, the Small Business Administration recognizes companies in every state for their outstanding accomplishments. Dr. Eva Littman, owner of Red Rock Fertility in Las Vegas was selected as the Nevada Small Business Person of the Year by the Small Business Administration.
In compiling this week’s Urgent Care and Specialty Hospitals lists, our data researcher came across some curious statistics. According to Kaiser Family Foundation data, Nevada ranked higher than neighboring states in hospital inpatient days per 1,000 population in 2015.
With the onslaught of information and data that is hurled at us every day from thousands of sources, it takes discipline to review, absorb and sort out what is relevant to our personal domains of family, work and lifestyle.
There is a looming fear among Las Vegas leaders of health care businesses that depend on grants for research and care that the expected Trump budget cuts will make the whole industry vulnerable. Many are already taking steps to mitigate the damage a severe cut in funding will create.
Celebrating the success of Las Vegas businesses is just good business. Genuinely connecting with your friends, colleagues, business suppliers or customers at a time when emotions are soaring leaves a positive impact.
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In talking with local business professionals, it seems we have a similar dilemma — fitting in all the Las Vegas business events we’d like to attend.
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Monday April 3
When it comes to innovation in Nevada, depending on where you look, the bar may seem high or low. Although many Nevadans are raising the bar and setting new standards for innovation, as a state we find ourselves at the bottom of many national lists and in need of improvement in many areas.
It seems that everyone is talking about their economic outlook for 2017. Most are extremely positive and are taking action to expand market share, some are conservative but still planning for growth. There are still a few stinging from the last recession and cautioning about the possibility of a cyclical return to those dark days. This column isn’t going to be about predicting our fate over the next year.
One of the benefits of Facebook and other social media outlets is the opportunity to experience the beliefs and feelings of others. A recent post by a family member said: “Find your tribe and love them.”