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Students from the Global Entrepreneurship Experience visit island nation to discover a developing market ripe with opportunities.
Originally from Oakland, California, this Lee Business School staff member embraced Las Vegas when he made the move to attend UNLV. Now his beloved Oakland Raiders are making the same journey and he has mixed feelings about that transition.
There are no easy answers in investing. It is tempting to replicate a successful strategy — one created by an outstanding investor, like Warren Buffett, or through in-depth statistical analysis of the wisdom of crowds — and such approaches can actually work for long periods.
Having to replace employees isn’t just a pain, it’s a major expense — but one that savvy executives can avoid. Costs to recruit and train employees to fill vacancies can be formidable. With this in mind, employers should redouble efforts to retain employees. “In addition to the direct cost of hiring and training new staff, the financial impact of lost efficiency and the stress induced on current employees ... after a new hire is quite significant,” said Fred Parrish, founder and CEO of the Profit Experts, a CFO service that helps small-business owners improve their profitability and cash flow. “And it cannot be easily calculated.”
The next generation of entrepreneurs at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas' Lee Business School is learning to work at a global level.
A trio of UNLV student teams took home big prizes in a statewide entrepreneur competition recently.
Student ideas on joint-pain relief, e-sports business and the hospitality industry netted a total of $55,000 in the Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup Collegiate Business Plan competition in Reno.
The new NFL stadium in Las Vegas doesn’t yet have a name and isn’t expected to open until 2020. But when it does, at least one nickname certainly will apply: The House That Gambling Built.
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