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Pipes Dreams and Patents Improv(ising) Your On-Boarding Understanding You Blog Blunders: The 4 biggest mistakes your company could be making with its blog Understanding Your Rights As A Small Business Owner What to Expect from a Great Commercial Real Estate Broker
 

Pipes Dreams and Patents

Spotting and seizing opportunities requires you to identify and solve problems that customers face. You must also be able to quickly and accurately assess your ability to serve a market, or to align with a partner that could help you penetrate it efficiently. Fast growing, Jacksonville-based Shoreline Plastics LLC is picking markets based on their… Read More »

Improv(ising) Your On-Boarding

Applying improvisational techniques to business, and specifically to on-boarding as a retention strategy, isn’t about “winging it”… it’s about evolving so you don’t have to. Picture this…It’s “Johan’s” first day at a global tech company. He arrives and checks the lobby directory because no one gave him the office’s suite number. After finding his way… Read More »

Understanding You

If you are like me you tend to gravitate toward, and have the most success dealing with, people who are like you. They have common interests, generally view the world through the same lens, and communicate in a way that makes you wonder if you’ve known even a brand-new acquaintance from a “previous life” from… Read More »

Blog Blunders: The 4 biggest mistakes your company could be making with its blog

Blogs have transformed from your sister’s digital diary into some of today’s most powerful digital marketing machines. According to a recent Social Media Examiner industry report, nearly half of marketers identify blog posts as the most important content for their business. The report also illustrated that blogging has a strong foothold in the B2B space,… Read More »

Understanding Your Rights As A Small Business Owner

By Heidi Buechner Owning a small business is an extremely rewarding endeavor, but it can also be a challenging one. At any moment, you may be faced with an obstacle that requires you to make a difficult decision about the way you conduct your business. Understanding the rights you have as a business owner is… Read More »

What to Expect from a Great Commercial Real Estate Broker

So you have commercial property you need to lease, sell, or buy. Who do you hire to handle the transaction? Pick the biggest firm? “Not so fast” says Tyler Saldutti from Prime Realty in Jacksonville, Florida.  Picking the Commercial broker company with the most recognizable name may not be the safe decision it seems. “Every… Read More »

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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Impact Player: David Miller

16 February 2016

Each issue of Advantage features an “Impact Player” from United Way of Northeast Florida, as a means to highlight the contributions that local volunteers make to our community. As the Lead Investor of United Way’s social innovation project, Upstream, Brightway Insurance Chairman David Miller is driving groundbreaking approaches to long-standing community challenges. A collaborative effort… Read More »

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Stellar to Break Ground on $5M Tom Bush BMW Dealership

16 February 2016

Stellar, a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide, will begin construction on a $5-million Tom Bush BMW dealership this month. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Feb. 17. This project begins just as Stellar wraps up another project for Tom Bush, its new state-of-the-art collision center. Stellar will convert… Read More »

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Limelight Theatre staff expands

04 February 2016

Limelight Theatre, in an effort to provide the community with high quality live community theatre performances, has made recent staff changes and promotions. Kristin Pidcock, formerly Box Office Manager, is now the Director of Education and Audience Services. On staff for 13 years, Kristin graduated magna cum laude from Flagler College in 2003. She interned… Read More »

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Peterbrooke Chocolatier Celebrates Grand Opening of Relocated Shop in Ponte Vedra to Sawgrass Village

29 January 2016

Peterbrooke Chocolatier® is excited to announce the grand opening of their recently relocated chocolate store in Sawgrass Village Shopping Center at 333 Village Main Street. The official grand opening will be held on Friday, February 5th from 6–9 p.m. Come and meet the Peterbrooke team for samples of chocolate covered popcorn and other chocolate delicacies,… Read More »

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Kudos to the risk takers

28 January 2016

I might be one of the rare few that enjoy meeting new people. Just like an undiscovered book, everyone has a story. Nearly everyone has faced some type of adversity, chance meetings, tragedy, luck and successes. Of course, attitude probably has the most influence over someone’s life and business events. One of my go-to questions… Read More »

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First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announces 2016 Officers and Directors

27 January 2016

First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FCHCC) members have elected the 2016 slate for Officers and Directors. FCHCC creates value through promoting and facilitating the success of Hispanic-owned businesses and by engaging the community at large in Northeast Florida. The new directors are Dr. Jose Nieto, D.O., Borland-Groover Clinic PA; Carlos Cruz, Hispanic Nexo; Angela… Read More »

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bestbet donates $11,500 to United Way of Northeast Florida during poker tournament fundraiser

26 January 2016

On January 21, bestbet Jacksonville and Availity hosted a charity fundraising poker tournament to benefit the United Way of Northeast Florida. Prior to the event, bestbet donated $11,500 to the United Way in continuation of the organization’s long-standing support of the non-profit.  Invited guests and United Way staff members enjoyed a fun-filled evening of poker, hors… Read More »

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Ameris Bank To Be Part of Downtown Jacksonville’s Skyline

20 January 2016

Ameris Bank symbolizes its expansion in Northeast Florida by becoming a part of the city’s skyline with its name atop the high-rise building Riverplace Tower on the Southbank of downtown Jacksonville. Sign installation began the week of Jan.18 and is expected to be completed by the week of February 8. The bank’s name will appear… Read More »

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Sbraga & Company Hires Justin Petruce as Executive Chef, and Erika Weisflog as Pastry Chef

13 January 2016

Sbraga & Company, celebrated chef Kevin Sbraga’s newest restaurant, has hired Justin Petruce as its new Executive Chef, and Erika Weisflog as its in-house Pastry Chef. Petruce, a 2007 graduate from Johnson & Wales University — Charlotte, comes to Sbraga & Company from Petruce Et Al in Philadelphia, where he served as a co-owner and co-executive… Read More »

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