Company news, random thoughts... occasional boasting

July 17, 2017

David Novak on Building a Successful Restaurant Business

“Recognition is your secret weapon,” says former Yum! Brands CEO and bestselling author David Novak. Cultivating human capital and acknowledging...

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June 29, 2017

Atari Founder Bushnell (74) Offers Tips for Staying Young

What’s the key to a long, healthy, interesting life? Nolan Bushnell may have found the answer over a rainy Christmas in isolated West Ireland.

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June 02, 2017

Dr. Bill Thomas Announces Latest Project at Senior Living Innovation Forum

Serial disrupter aims to carve out entirely new “compact” seniors housing sector

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May 08, 2017

The Future of Healthcare: Q&A with Mike Walsh

It’s no secret that the healthcare industry is undergoing a period of profound change. For health system leaders, there’s no crystal ball during...

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March 02, 2017

&pizza Makes Restaurant Design a Cultural Phenomenon

&pizza – pronounced "and pizza" – could just as easily have been another fast-casual pizza chain the likes of Blaze or 800 Degrees. But the...

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January 17, 2017

How Shinola is Inspiring Customers to Rediscover In-Store Shopping

Dressed in new khakis with no facial hair, visible piercings or tattoos, Heath Carr’s look belies his role as COO of Shinola, the brand Adweek...

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November 17, 2016

RetailSpaces Explores Realities Facing Top Brands

Critical topics like remaining relevant in the digital age and the essentials of brand reinvention were on the table as more than 200 industry...

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July 21, 2016

Airbnb's Chip Conley gives Candid Talk at Senior Living Innovation Forum

In post-war America, the elderly looked forward to retirement in their early 60’s, collecting Social Security after decades of hard work and...

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July 03, 2016

Comparing Higher Education Construction Costs

The first hurdle that has to be overcome is to clearly define what is a “hard” and what is a “soft” cost. There are almost as many owner...

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