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January 2017

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DNR Official Says Don't Expect 1988 Production Levels in 2017

Ice Road to Tanana

The Yukon River city of Tanana began seeing savings from its new road well before the grand opening of the new state highway in September 2016.

Alaska Economic Outlook 2017

Happy New Year! We asked leaders across Alaska for their comments on the economic outlook for 2017, and the common theme is an optimistic outlook as long as there is proper legislative action taken and diversification of the economy. Alaska Business Monthly believes “Alaska Can Do It,” and we’re confident the business community will prosper.

The Next Generation of Small Business Owners

I’m the son of a small business owner. I understood from a young age that to make a business successful one had to be all in; that long hours, hard work, and self-sacrifice were part of the entrepreneur’s tool chest.

30th Annual Alaska Business Hall of Fame

Join us Thursday, January 26, 2017, for the 30th Annual Alaska Business Hall of Fame, an event that celebrates the past, present, and future of business in Alaska.

Update on Mine Tailings Dam Regulation in Alaska and North America

The contributions of mining to human advancement are taken for granted when people take off in their cars, talk on their cell phones, watch the television, cook on their stoves, and many other ordinary and extraordinary activities. Elements from the earth make our lives comfortable, healthy, and safe, but the investment in people, equipment, and infrastructure necessary to produce those elements in a safe, responsible way is often overlooked. Dams at mines are an important part of the infrastructure contributing to the well-being of society that are not overlooked.

Should You Fire an Employee Who’s Made a Mistake?

It’s a position that no boss wants to be in. Your employee has done something wrong. Maybe it has cost the business in a serious way, or maybe it raises concerns about the employee’s judgment and ability to problem solve. Either way, it can be incredibly stressful. Do you use the incident as a teaching moment, both for the employee who made the error and for the company at large? Or do you lay down the law and fire them?

A New Paradigm

Traditionally the New Year is a time of reflection and opportunity—a time to make personal resolutions to better ourselves as human beings, partners, and co-workers. However, some people just want to change their partners and co-workers instead of themselves and will put great effort into the attempt with little or no effect.
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