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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 »

Shamika Baker named BSEC Managing Director

01 October 2015

Shamika Baker, former director of the City of Jacksonville’s Small and Emerging Business Program, has been named Managing Director of FreshMinistries’ Beaver Street Enterprise Center. In her new role, she will manage tenant services, programs and community relations for Beaver Street Enterprise Center, Jacksonville’s only core- city business incubator. “It’s a great opportunity of course,”… Read More »

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Local Nonprofit CEO honored by the NFL, The Jaguars and The Hispanic Heritage Foundation for Leadership Award

23 September 2015

Annie Grogan, President and CEO to The Hispanic Institute for Life and Leadership (The H.I.L.L.) was the recipient of the 2015 Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award during the September 20, 2015 game against the Jaguars and the Miami Dolphins.. The award recognizes the contributions of Hispanic leaders in each NFL market and is a joint partnership… Read More »

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Naturally Smart Foods Begins International Distribution

14 September 2015

From a small commercial kitchen in Jacksonville Beach, to grocery chains across the globe, Naturally Smart Foods is expanding distribution of its protein enriched frozen desserts.  This month, a shipment is headed to Bahrain in the Middle East. “This is an amazing opportunity for the continued growth and success of Naturally Smart,” said Mark Patterson,… Read More »

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Local Nationally Acclaimed Cardiologist Takes Center Stage During Hispanic Heritage Month

11 September 2015

The Hispanic Institute for Life and Leadership (The H.I.L.L.) will hosts its LAS VOCES Guest Speaker program with award winning Dr. Gladys Velarde M.D.  The talk will take place on Thursday, September 17 at the UNF, Adam W. Herbert University Center from 6-8 P.M. With nearly 1 in 5 employees in Jacksonville working in healthcare… Read More »

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Aberdeen Advisors Opens Regional Office in Jacksonville

01 September 2015

Aberdeen Advisors, a leading Florida-based mergers & acquisitions firm, has recently opened a regional office in Jacksonville to better serve the northeast Florida market.  Tracey Deuschle-Burke, an M&A advisory veteran with over 15 years of industry experience, will lead the Firm’s expansion in the Jacksonville region. “Tracey’s experience as a successful entrepreneur and her proven… Read More »

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BOLD Moves For Jacksonville

31 August 2015

Be BOLD. Think big. Live confidently. Control your destiny. Formed over time as part of Keller Williams Realty’s professional development program, which Training magazine has ranked as the best in the world, the BOLD (Business Objective, a Life by Design) performance system ingrains within its participants habits that enable them to succeed. More than 75,000… Read More »

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World’s Largest Crowdfunding Festival Announces One Spark 2016 Dates and Enhancements

31 August 2015

-Revamped Format Features Creator Districts During Three-Day Event An enhanced experience is in store as the World’s Largest Crowdfunding Festival prepares for its fourth year.  The board of directors of One Spark, along with its key staff leadership, announced today details of the upcoming festival, which will take place Thursday, April 7 through Saturday, April… Read More »

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Visit Jacksonville Wins Marketing Award for Jax Ale Trail Campaign

28 August 2015

Visit Jacksonville, the city’s Destination Marketing Organization, has been recognized by the U.S. Travel Association with a Destination Council Destiny Award for niche targeting of the Jax Ale Trail. The award was presented during the annual Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) in Portland Tuesday night. The Destiny Award highlights Visit Jacksonville’s successful efforts in… Read More »

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Axia Public Relations recognized with industry awards

19 August 2015

Axia Public Relations earned two awards for its outstanding grand opening PR campaign for a national restaurant and family entertainment center. Last week, the Florida Public Relations Association presented Axia Public Relations with a Golden Image Award, the top award in the special events category, and a Judges’ Award for achieving maximum results on a… Read More »

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Executive Suite Professionals Receives 2015 Best Businesses of Jacksonville Award

19 August 2015

Executive Suite Professionals has been selected for the 2015 Best Businesses of Jacksonville Award in the Shared Office Spaces category by the Best Businesses of Jacksonville Award Program. Each year, the Best Businesses of Jacksonville Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These… Read More »

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