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“There is not one person in Memphis who will not benefit from this plan.”

Guest writer Jon Sparks explains the newly-released Aerotropolis Master Plan and speaks with business professionals in the area to get their take on the plan.

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Richard Bomar knows that when most think about laptop repair, they probably first think about some guy behind a store counter. 

But at Flextronics, where Bomar serves as the plant manager, about 500 technicians work on anywhere from 1,500 to 2,000 laptops per day. If you’ve ever had to ship off a broken Lenovo laptop, chances are it came to Flextronics in Memphis.

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Maybe this cold weather is driving you a little stir-crazy. Maybe you just realized that football season is coming to an end. Maybe you’ve been bogged down by all the tax information and annual reports crossing your desk. Whatever it is, you need an outlet for all this pent-up energy, and I have your answer: the Move It Memphis 5k/10k Race on March 7.

And, here are five reasons you don’t want to miss out on this opportunity to “move it”:

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The Greater Memphis Chamber Staff and Ambassadors joined the Memphis Area Association of Realtors for a ribbon cutting to celebrate their office's new beautiful renovation, located at 6393 Poplar Avenue Memphis, TN 38119.

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The Elephant in the Room »
As in any relationship, conflicts will arise between coworkers. Common sources of conflict include competition for resources, differences of opinion about how to do something, misunderstandings over responsibilities and/or scope of authority, missed expectations, personality differences, and more. Intellectually, we recognize that conflict can be healthy, but when we are in the middle of it, we may lose perspective. When an employee or co-worker rushes in with their hair on fire, it’s hard at times not to become ignited ourselves and act out of emotion.

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The Soundtrack Project »
As immigrants navigate the complex, emotional experience of becoming an American citizen, Rosalva King is there to help.

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At the 2014 Annual Chairman's Luncheon, our President & CEO Phil Trenary recognized one outstanding young man for his innovation, dedication and selflessness. Donte Davis continues to win over the grizzly hearts of every Memphian with his inspiring story.

"It's for young people like Donte that I get up and come to work every day," said Trenary at the luncheon. "It's our responsibility as the business community to break the cycle of poverty by bringing good jobs, growing the middle class and providing the next generation the skills they need to succeed."

Watch Donte's story here:

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