Unity, Teamwork Emphasized at Annual Prescott Chamber of Commerce Meeting

by Ray Newton No doubt about it—the Prescott Chamber of Commerce motif for 2019 was “unity and teamwork.” Virtually everyone who spoke emphasized that theme at its Jan. 16 annual meeting. Beginning with master of ceremonies Sanford Cohen down through the keynote speech of Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli, the terms “unity,” “cooperation,” “partnership,” and “teamwork” … Read More…

Shop Local this Holiday Season

by Sheri L. Heiney, ASBC, President & CEO, Prescott Chamber of Commerce The Prescott Chamber of Commerce launched its new Gift Prescott program a year ago – a shopping experience program, it is an economic initiative focused on engaging local businesses in the growing gift certificate market and encouraging residents to shop locally. Over $100 … Read More…

One Stop Offered for Business Retention and Expansion Services

by Teri Drew, Regional Director, Northern Arizona Council of Governments The Northern Arizona Council of Governments (NACOG) office is the One Stop Talent Resource Center for Yavapai County residents, operating under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act. It offers real-time data reporting through Wanted Analytics (Talent Neuron). Yavapai County continually is in high demand as … Read More…

Everyone is a Leader

by Sheri L. Heiney, ASBC, President & CEO, Prescott Chamber of Commerce We’re all leaders. Don’t put leadership “out there” or make it somebody else’s job. One of the most powerful things we can do in this lifetime is to grow our personal leadership skills. As John Maxwell says, leadership is influence: “Influence is the … Read More…