Archive for November, 2017:

Presidential Trail Keeps Residents Moving

Posted on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 by Linda Rottinghaus
In Transportation Engineering, tagged in Truman Trail

The Truman Farm Home property and Longview Lake are both popular destinations in Grandview, Missouri. However, despite their close proximity to several neighborhoods, residents could only reach them by car. The city wanted to connect the two sites and make them more accessible for pedestrians and bicyclists. While Longview Lake had an existing loop trail […]

16 Ways to Give Back

Posted on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 by Peggy Amor
In Community, Culture, Helping Out, tagged in Tags: , , http://affinis.us/moving-kansas-city-forward-harvesters/

With Thanksgiving around the corner, many are wondering how they can give back. Whether it’s spending time at a local animal shelter or leading your child’s troop, there are a number of ways to help. At the beginning of the year, we challenged every co-worker to donate 16 hours of community service. Co-workers earned tickets […]

Economist Reveals Expectations vs. Reality for the U.S.

Posted on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 by Rick Worrel
In Industry Trends, tagged in Tags: 2017 Affinis Industry Summit

A few weeks ago, Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence, offered economic insight at Affinis’s third Industry Summit. In his presentation, “Are We Where We Thought We Would Be? – The Economy at the End of 2017,” he offered a number of takeaways. We found these to be particularly compelling. Many post-election […]

16 Things We Have Learned at Work

Posted on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, tagged in Tags: 16 things learned at work - affinis

Over the last several months, many new graduates have been settling into their first job. They’re figuring out how to use the copy machine and the names of their co-workers, but over the course of their careers, they will discover a lot. We asked 16 co-workers to share what they’ve learned since they started working. […]