Ingram's Magazine: November 2021

November 2021 Digital Edition

Ingram's Magazine: November 2021 Digital Editionmore

A Question of Balance – Ingram’s WeKC 20th Anniversary

Twenty years into the WeKC awards, more high-achieving women have attained leadership roles in business. But not all barriers have been broken.   A well-worn parody among journalists and pundits for decades involves the editorial slant of a large daily…more

Historical Perspectives: The Changing Office Market

Blurred Lines Just before COVID-19 hit in early 2020, a research report from Colliers International identified Kansas City as having the the lowest office vacancy rate among its top 20 peer cities nationwide, at 6.8 percent. Stop right there and…more

WeKC – Women Executives Kansas City 2021

Mayra Aguirre \ Hall Family Foundation As a child of immigrants, Mayra Aguirre grew up understanding the time, work and persistence required for even natural-born leaders to make their way in America. Seeking the best life for their children, her…more

Financial Adviser: For Women, Some Unique Financial-Planning Challenges

Women tend to live longer than men and yet receive only 80% of the retirement income that retiring men receive, according to the National Institute on Retirement Security. Add to that the possibility that women may leave the workforce to…more

Wealth Management: Framing Your Philanthropy for a Season of Giving

The holidays are often referred to as the season of giving and they provide for the opportunity to express gratitude by giving back. An effective charitable giving strategy can maximize the impact of the donor’s intentions by increasing the capacity…more

Technology Adviser: Is it Time to Rethink Your Cybersecurity Strategy?

The last two years have forced businesses to adopt new work flows, policies, and procedures to remain competitive. With this transformation comes an increase in cybersecurity risks. Laptops, desktops, mobile devices, and even employees are vulnerabilities that traditional solutions like…more

Q&A with Greg Swetnam

The head of office brokerage for Kessinger/Hunter & Co. assesses life in a post-COVID world—if we ever get to one. Q: So you all don’t just broker office space for clients; you have to manage your own in this environment.…more

In a Nutshell: More Than Just A Bottleneck Issue

The Port of Los Angeles, one of the busiest ports in the country, is starting to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week to eventually ease major cargo bottlenecks that have led to shortages and higher consumer costs.…more