How our love for pets is changing the veterinary industry

Posted On February 20, 2020

Pets have become an increasingly important part of American life. Pet ownership has grown from 56 percent of the households in this country in 1988 to about two-thirds of them today. More pets means more demand for veterinarians. But those larger numbers of pet owners also have different priorities than…

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Brian Garish leads Banfield Pet Hospital: 1000+ locations, 19,000+ associates, and 3+M pets

Posted On February 17, 2020

Brian Garish leads Banfield Pet Hospitals. One of the Mars family of businesses (think M&Ms), the pet care industry is booming. More pets today than ever before are leading to a major shortage of veterinarians. And the Millennial generation, per Brian, is much more interested in pet preventative health care…

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Keys to the workplace of tomorrow? Flexibility and autonomy

Posted On February 12, 2020

What will the workplace of the future look like? To answer that, perhaps we should look at the trends that have shaped the workplace of today. In the latest episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston,” two members of Mobile Bay Monthly’s “Forty Under Forty” shared their ideas about what’s…

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The Under 40 Year Old’s View of Today’s Workplace

Posted On February 10, 2020

Corey James is the Director of Operations for Mobile, Alabama’s Innovation PortAL, overseeing startup consulting, community development initiatives, marketing, and communications. Cullen Millsap is a Parter and Vice President of Legal Imaging in Mobile, performing digital forensics and eDiscovery for the legal field. Both are members of Mobile Bay Monthly’s…

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Knowing your customers is important to every business — and that goes double for casinos

Posted On February 6, 2020

Most casinos have similar characteristics. They’re relatively dark, with few or no windows – nothing to distract the paying customers from the lights of the slot machines or the cards on the tables. They’re owned by large companies that run casinos in multiple markets. And they’re typically fairly secretive about…

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Why advertising can be important for law firms — and their clients

Posted On February 5, 2020

If you drive in Alabama or watch TV or listen to the radio, you have seen or heard an advertisement for a personal injury lawyer. They’re everywhere – on billboards, on the sides of buses, in newspapers and magazines, maybe even embedded beneath the lacquer on the tables in a…

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A gift from God? Or a Lucifer?

Posted On February 3, 2020

One of my joys is writing these weekly commentaries for Alabama Public Radio. They make me flex my creativity muscles. I’m very proud of the awards they’ve won and I’m deeply grateful the leadership at APR allows me to do them. I was disappointed when they told me this one…

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Dissecting some Generation X cliches

Posted On February 3, 2020

What does it mean to be Generation X? Are we forever doomed to be the quintessential middle child, overlooked between the Baby Boomers and millennials? Are we the slackers described in the Douglas Coupland book that spawned the name? Are we the Forgotten Generation? Last year, the New York Times…

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LuAnn Pappas, CEO of the Scarlet Pearl Casino: Know Your Customer and Know HER Well

Posted On February 3, 2020

LuAnn Pappas began her casino and hospitality career in a casino gift shop in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Today she’s the CEO of the Scarlet Pearl Casino in D’Iberville, Mississippi. LuAnn recognizes the need to know your customer in HER entirety, and the for the Scarlet Pearl, LuAnn’s customer is…

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