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Keep Your Horse at Your House minutes from Ponte Vedra? Business Opportunities: How to Decide on a Franchise Not-So-Secret Rules of Business Etiquette Are Franchise Opportunities Really Less Risky Than Business Startups? Top CEOs: Myths about Hiring “A” Players Business Distilled
 

Keep Your Horse at Your House minutes from Ponte Vedra?

Its a little known secret that there are a few select properties near Ponte Vedra and Nocatee where you can keep your horse in the stables behind your home. One such property has just come available. Represented by Kristin Doakes, this beautiful equestrian pool home in gated community on premium land. Your family and horses… Read More »

Business Opportunities: How to Decide on a Franchise

By Marshall Reddy For the prospective small business owner, franchises are a great avenue to consider. There are many benefits to owning a franchise and thousands of people purchase franchises each year. In fact, the Franchise Times, a leading franchise news source, reported that nearly 12,000 franchise units are sold per year. In general, franchises… Read More »

Not-So-Secret Rules of Business Etiquette

Have you ever heard, “Don’t place your elbows on the table…it isn’t polite,” only to be left wondering, “Why is this such a bad thing?” There are a myriad of small actions that we’ve taken in business meetings, networking events, and other professional gatherings, that shaped the outcomes of those meetings in ways that we… Read More »

Are Franchise Opportunities Really Less Risky Than Business Startups?

By Marshall Reddy So you’ve decided to become your own boss…now what? There are two basic paths to business ownership that most people embark on. Choosing the right path is not so much a matter of risk as it is a matter of your personal best fit. Whether or not you decide to explore franchise… Read More »

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 »

Community First Credit Union Starts Construction of Riverside Branch

29 October 2015

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 has commenced construction of its Riverside branch in the recently rebuilt Five Points Village. Located at the corner of Margaret and Post Streets the center will be the credit union’s 18th… Read More »

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EPIC Program at JU prepares a 21st-century workforce for Jacksonville and Florida

29 October 2015

Ask companies in technical fields for their top hiring priority, and many are likely to say something like “finding employees who will get the job done now, but also make us better in the future.” The Florida EPIC (Entrepreneurial, Policy, Innovation, and Commerce) Program at Jacksonville University was created with just that in mind. The… Read More »

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UNF Continuing Education Welcomes Edythe Abdullah

27 October 2015

Dr. Edythe Abdullah has joined UNF Continuing Education as the new interim dean. She previously served as special advisor to President Delaney from 2013-2015. She also served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of North Florida and chaired the Jacksonville Community Council Inc. Dr. Abdullah earned her bachelor degrees from Valparaiso… Read More »

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Drummond Expands Atlanta Presence Through Agreement with RGI

21 October 2015

The Drummond Press announced today a deal to obtain control of RGI’s print division, a data-driven marketing and print solutions provider out of Marietta, Georgia. This move signifies the Jacksonville-based commercial printer’s growth strategy to expand its print offering to customers across the Southeast. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. This transaction strengthens Drummond’s… Read More »

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JAX Chamber Board of Directors Selected Darnell Smith as 2017 Chamber Chair

16 October 2015

The JAX Chamber Board of Directors Friday morning selected Darnell Smith as the 2017 Chamber Chair. Smith, Florida Blue Market President for the North Florida Region, currently serves on the board and will begin as Chair-elect in January 2016. “Jacksonville is building some incredible momentum, and I’m excited to see what the Chamber can do… Read More »

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Still a mess but innovators to the rescue

15 October 2015

Few things can frustrate business owners more than the topic of healthcare insurance. We have had nearly 200 years to figure this out in some capacity and it seems like we are no closer to a solution than we were pre-ACA. Our old system was broken and our new system is broken. It’s such a… Read More »

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Jacksonville Business Elite Parking Itroduces Downtown Parking Shuttle Service

13 October 2015

Jacksonville based Elite Parking Services of America (Elite Parking), a national parking and transportation management company, announced the launch of its new Downtown Business Employee Parking & Shuttle Service Program.  The service is a privatized employee shuttle program developed to help bring companies into the downtown marketplace, by providing a coordinated solutions for their employee… Read More »

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3D Digital Solutions acquires Dorsey Media Group

09 October 2015

A Jacksonville digital marketing and printing company continues to grow its business through acquisition and now offers video services. 3D Digital Solutions acquired Jacksonville’s Dorsey Media Group in a deal announced today. 3D Digital Solutions is experiencing nearly 500-percent year-over-year growth, according to company executives. The agency provides targeted display ads, digital visibility packages, social… Read More »

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Stellar begins construction on Tom Bush automotive facility projects totaling more than $6.4M

06 October 2015

Stellar, a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide, has started construction on a $1.4 million Tom Bush Collision Center, converting a former retail store into a collision repair shop. Upon completion of the project, Stellar will build a $5-million BMW dealership in the prior collision center location. Located at… Read More »

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Jacksonville’s 2015 Alphabet Soup Social Mixer

06 October 2015

Jacksonville’s seven top marketing, advertising and communications organizations are coming together for the 7th Annual Alphabet Soup Social on November 5th from 5:30 – 8 PM at Unity Plaza located at 220 Riverside Avenue. The professional members and guest of the local chapters of AAF, AIGA, FPRA, IABC, JAMA, JOMM and PRSA come together every… Read More »

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