Yes, you read that correctly. The same idea that is behind professional athletes' contracts could in fact be developed to fit your organization. Would employee free agency change the way you run your company? Would it change the value you place on your employees?
Back when people from my parents' generation were first planning their lives together, most married couples looked forward to working hard for a few decades, buying a house, raising a family and then retiring together while they still had enough money and energy to travel and pursue favorite hobbies.
Many people file their income tax returns as early in the year as possible. Some are eager to claim their tax refund right away, while others are simply following their New Year's resolution not to procrastinate until midnight, April 15.
Lime gets reprieve for share trading suspension
Officials with Huntersville-based Lime Energy Co. announced late last week that the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Hearings Panel has granted the company's request to extend its stay of suspension from trading.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Less than two years ago, with bulldozers and motor graders rumbling in the background, movers and shakers from state government joined local dignitaries and representatives of the global leader in power and automation technologies to celebrate the groundbreaking for ABB's $90 million production facility at Commerce Station industrial park in Huntersville.
The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards celebration late last week at the Havana Banquet and Ballroom in Cornelius. While celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Chamber also had the honor of playing host to a state-level award ceremony from new N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory to a long-time member of the Lake Norman business community.
MI-Connection — the cable-Internet-phone company owned jointly by the towns of Davidson and Mooresville — continues to increase revenue while trimming expenses, but that improved performance still isn't enough to keep pace with debt tied to the company, according to quarterly reports released this week.