Opinion

by Tina Sewell -

The 2020 home buying forecast

Coming off a strong 2019, expect momentum to continue into 2020 for the Northwest Arkansas real estate market. Low rates, high demand and limited supply drove a strong 2019 housing…

by Ray Hanley -

Hungry for a New Year’s resolution?

Social and economic factors have a greater impact on our health than the actual health care we receive. We’re learning more and more about the importance of social determinants of…

by Mark Zweig -

Business planning for existing businesses

Everyone wants to talk about business planning for newly-created businesses or startups. But the truth is, existing businesses need business plans, too. They are critical for rallying the troops, crucial…

by Mark Zweig -

The people who accomplish a great deal

Over the past 40 years, I have been fortunate enough to work with many successful people. Creative people. Artists, architects and engineers. Academics, entrepreneurs and politicians. Even a few billionaires….

by Michael Tilley -

Riff Raff: Color me impressed

Not sure if he created The Unexpected to change how we look at downtown Fort Smith or how we look at ourselves; that maybe it was less about murals on…

by Paul Holmes -

Paper or plastic?

As I waited for my change the other night at the basketball game, I looked around for the straw dispenser, intending to poke one into the crosshairs of the plastic…

by Stacey Mason -

The other AI

More than a decade ago a pivotal book by author Daniel Pink (“A Whole New Mind”) suggested that forces in the world economy would shift society from left-brain thinking to…

by Michael Tilley -

Riff Raff: Thanking the academy …

(Portions of this essay were first posted on Facebook. Apologies to Facebook friends for the partial plagiarism of myself.) It doesn’t take long. When the awards shows – Oscars, Grammy’s,…