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Top CEOs: Myths about Hiring “A” Players Business Distilled 5 Reasons to Have a Banker BFF The Forgotten Detail: Is Your Phone System Sending the Right Message to Clients? Outgrowing Corporate America: Consider A Franchise The CEO’s Guide to Fraud Prevention
 

Top CEOs: Myths about Hiring “A” Players

Every great, profitable company has the same thing in common. The concept is so simple yet so elusive. Top CEOs understand  “A” players attract other “A” players, and that “B” players attract “C” players. We asked Laura Sabo, facilitator with Renaissance Executive Forums in Jacksonville, Florida, to share with us some real-world tips. Here are… Read More »

Business Distilled

A Fight for Legal Rights and the Pursuit of Local Quality at St. Augustine Distillery By Ryan Winter One of Northeast Florida’s top tour stops invites locals and visitors alike to taste the passion and history  that culminate in world-class spirits at St. Augustine Distillery. Imagine the crisp smells of juniper, cassia bark, and citrus… Read More »

5 Reasons to Have a Banker BFF

If you own a business, you may be surprised to learn how precious your business is to bankers. It doesn’t matter if you have a small mobile dog grooming business, or thousands of employees. You deserve respect and service. Your banker should be in your inner circle and be viewed as an asset, not simply… Read More »

The Forgotten Detail: Is Your Phone System Sending the Right Message to Clients?

“Please listen carefully because our menu options have recently changed… Hello and thank you for calling Widget Company, the nation’s leading provider of widgets – rated #1 in the widget industry for over two years! We love our customers. You can count on Widget Company to provide the best widgets at the best prices for… Read More »

Outgrowing Corporate America: Consider A Franchise

By Marshall Reddy 4.6 years. That’s the median tenure of hourly and salary employees across the United States, according to a 2014 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report. And that number has not changed much over the past five years. In fact, some studies show that median job tenure figures are actually decreasing further. That… Read More »

The CEO’s Guide to Fraud Prevention

When you started your own company, weren’t you mindful of what happens to almost every dollar, paying every vendor payment and making every deposit? Did you find that every employee had a different relationship with your money and brought their own style of management, in lieu of existing processes and controls that directed them otherwise?… Read More »

Chicken Salad Chick Opens Second Jacksonville Location

14 March 2016

Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s only southern inspired, fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced today it will be expanding in Florida with its second location in Jacksonville. The new restaurant will open on Tuesday, March 15 at 4624 Town Crossing Dr. #115 in the Town Center. This location marks the 9th Chicken Salad Chick restaurant in… Read More »

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Made In Space to Keynote One Spark Creator Innovation Day

10 March 2016

One Spark today announced its Creator Innovation Day agenda, which includes keynote speakers from Made In Space, an address from Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and a series of Northeast Florida leaders in business and technology. Creator Innovation Day is Thursday, April 7 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront and open to the public. It’s the… Read More »

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Community First Credit Union Invests $1.7 million in Upgrades to Arlington Branch

10 March 2016

Community First Credit Union, a full-service credit union based in Jacksonville with membership open to anyone who lives on the First Coast, announces it will undertake one of its most ambitious branch redesigns in its history with the renovation of its existing Arlington Branch at 7676 Merrill Road. The branch was originally built in the… Read More »

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Naugle Funeral Home & Cremation Services Expands with Riverside Location

07 March 2016

Naugle Funeral Home & Cremation Services,  Jacksonville’s oldest funeral home serving four generations, recently opened a second location in historic Riverside, at 808 Margaret Street, to serve the Riverside, Avondale and Ortega neighborhoods. “We’re excited to continue our family’s nearly 100-year tradition of providing personal, individualized attention. We look forward to serving the community at… Read More »

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GE Aviation and United Way partner for Community Days

07 March 2016

GE Aviation of Jacksonville and United Way of Northeast Florida joined forces this week to celebrate GE Community Days Tuesday, March 1, and Thursday, March 3. More than 150 volunteers participated in 14 different projects across Northeast Florida designed to promote goodwill and improve local campuses. “GE Aviation has long demonstrated commitment to our community… Read More »

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New Website FanZoos Creates the Ultimate, Interactive Experience for Sports Fans

04 March 2016

Sports enthusiasts can soon rejoice over a new website that aims to revolutionize the way sports content is received and how fans connect around the latest news and developments in the sports world. Known as FanZoos, the site will be unveiled during an official launch event on Thursday, March 24th at the Beaver Street Enterprise… Read More »

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Edgewood Bakery Sold to Local Restaurateur

01 March 2016

Edgewood Bakery has been sold by Stache Investments to local restaurateur John Valentino, who will convert the property into a second location for his successful French Pantry brand. Valentino has been at the forefront of the Jacksonville restaurant scene with ownership of Burrito Gallery, Mellow Mushroom, Uptown Market and French Pantry.  Valentino purchased the original… Read More »

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Jimerson & Cobb Welcomes New Associate Attorney

29 February 2016

Jimerson & Cobb, P.A., is pleased to announce the addition of new associate attorney, Adam B. Edgecombe, to its business litigation practice. “Adam brings with him a wealth of background expertise and experience that adds a new layer to the support we can offer our clients,” said Charles Jimerson, managing partner of Jimerson & Cobb.… Read More »

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Crowley Provides Scholarships to Two University of North Florida Students

29 February 2016

Crowley Maritime Corporation awarded $2,500 Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships to University of North Florida (UNF) students Camilo Garcia and Danijel Hadziavdic at a scholarship luncheon yesterday. Crowley’s Katy Keene, manager of employee programs and Angela Urso, program coordinator, human resources were in attendance as Garcia and Hadziavdic were recognized for their academic excellence and enrollment in… Read More »

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Suns add four staff to new front office for 2016

19 February 2016

While the first baseball players have begun reporting to Spring Training, the Jacksonville Suns are continuing preparation for their first season under new ownership. The club recently added four new members to the front office staff, which is preparing for Opening Day April 7 at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. The latest additions to the… Read More »

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