'A Lot of Good News': UWG Hosts 22nd Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast
The economy in the West Georgia region is like a healthy tortoise, rather than an unhealthy hare. That's how Dr. William "Joey" Smith put it during the 22nd annual Economic Forecast Breakfast held Tuesday morning at University of West Georgia by the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER), a research center in the Richards College of Business.
Rise of the Introverts: Kahnweiler Promotes Building on Quiet Strength in BB&T Lecture
Every office has several members of the team who don't speak up during meetings but often have the best ideas. They're good listeners and naturally patient. At best, they're labeled as shy, quiet or reserved. At worst, they're ostracized. Dr. Jennifer Kahnweiler said the failure to tap into these introverted employees' strengths means organizations miss out on approximately half the talent and wisdom at their disposal.
Eggs and Economics: UWG to Host 22nd Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast
A decade ago, the bubble burst. Foreclosure notices in local newspapers spanned more pages than ever. Terms like "subprime mortgage" and "toxic assets" flooded the American lexicon. Understanding economics became an important part of life, and Dr. William "Joey" Smith, associate professor in and chair of the Department of Economics at the UWG, noticed a sharp increase in interest surrounding the annual Economic Forecast Breakfast, then in its 12th year.
The Introverted Leader: Kahnweiler to Speak on 'Rise of Introverts' in Business
When Dr. Jennifer Kahnweiler looked for a book on how her introverted clients could assume leadership positions, she found no such book existed. So she wrote the book herself. That was a decade ago, and now, with a second edition of "The Introverted Leader: Building on Your Quiet Strength" published earlier this year, Kahnweiler is set to speak during the next installment of the Richards College of Business' BB&T Lectures in Free Enterprise series.
Know Your Worth: UWG's Richards College of Business Hosts Annual Women Empowering Women Event
Women from across the West Georgia region came together last Friday to support and learn from each other at the fifth annual Women Empowering Women event. The event, hosted by the University of West Georgia's Richards College of Business, was sponsored by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and held at The Burson Center.