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We pride ourselves on being thought leaders and a go-to source for information on issues affecting the region.  Some items you’ll find here include:

  • Perspectives on important issues
  • Guest blogs from industry experts
  • Notifications about key political happenings

  • Updates/recaps on our events
  • Member achievements and spotlights
  • Significant news and press announcements

 

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Kristen Lopez

BN360 Spotlight Blog: How Reflection Can Lead To Personal and Professional Success

Each year our company hosts a full-day retreat for everyone in the agency, which typically includes a group team building or professional development activity. Our most recent retreat featured the Everything DiSC Workplace evaluation, facilitated by a team development consulting firm (RV Rhodes, Inc.). Each of us completed the DiSC assessment prior to the retreat, and then we were able to spend a few hours that day learning about ourselves and our coworkers.

A New Solution for Access and Transportation Issues

The Buffalo Niagara region is expected to have annual job growth of nearly 5,200 jobs through 2022.  These jobs will be located throughout Erie and Niagara counties across all skill levels and industries.  Ensuring a workforce can access these jobs is critical to sustain this growth.  These workers will need a variety of transportation options as some will not have the resources for, or access to, a car or may choose not to own one.