Opinion

by Ben Carroll -

Even MVPs need an EVP

November 2021 was a record-setting month in the United States, as 4.5 million workers resigned from their jobs — more than twice the 2 million from the same month a…

by Stacey Mason -

Sitting in the tension

We talk about tension like it’s a bad thing. Maybe it’s just about stretching. Stretching and being able to hold differing points of view at the same time. Leading and…

by Mark Zweig -

Success by 40

Let’s face it. If you can be successful in your field before turning 40, you have a lot of runway left to become even more successful later in life. It’s…

by Michael Pollock -

Crypto as retirement strategy

This article should be helpful to fiduciaries seeking an understanding of how the markets related to virtual currency function in the context of retirement planning. Virtual currency is being embraced…

by Paul Holmes -

Of missed emails and dead cousins

I didn’t make the trip to the Sonoma County Courthouse in Santa Rosa, Calif., last month for the hearing on a bank’s petition to admit to probate the will of…

by Tab Townsell -

A glimmer of hope at the gas pump

In the throes of a record-breaking heatwave and uncharacteristically high gas prices, Arkansans might be looking for reasons to ditch the keys, cancel summer plans and stay home. But despite…

by Hayden Shamel -

Pay the teachers, Arkansas

Arkansas teachers deserve better than the insulting dismissal by the Arkansas legislature that we saw this week. Teachers in Arkansas are overwhelmingly underpaid, and as a result, we are losing…

by Jennifer Cobb -

From the gap comes workforce growth

City Year Little Rock’s AmeriCorps members arrived in the thick of the Arkansas summer. But they didn’t let the nearly 100-degree heat and overpowering humidity stop them. Instead, they eagerly…

by Paul Holmes -

A traveler’s musings

We recently spent the better part of a week in Morocco, touring its largest cities and visiting so many historic sites in that beautiful North African country that unfortunately some…

by Mark Zweig -

Fine-tune your marketing message

Marketing and promotion are not two strengths that most small businesses can claim. My experience is that most small business owners think most marketing and promotion dollars are dollars wasted,…

by Josh Lens -

NIL era turns 1

July 1 was the first anniversary of the NCAA’s adoption of an interim policy permitting student-athletes to monetize their names, images, and likenesses (NIL). In doing so, the NCAA amended…