April-May 2013

Edit ModuleShow Tags

 

We Need To Heal Our Wounds

We Need To Heal Our Wounds

It deeply saddens me to see such a deep divide between our two major political parties.
Sequestration will hurt Northwest Florida

Sequestration will hurt Northwest Florida

Restaurants, chain stores, local mom and pop stores, the housing industry and tourism could all take a hit.
Soundbytes: Business updates from around the 850

Soundbytes: Business updates from around the 850

New beginnings, name changes, local honors and appointments by Gov. Scott
Federal grant, interstate cooperation combine to train local workforce

Federal grant, interstate cooperation combine to train local workforce

Alabama and Florida colleges get millions, making way for a newly educated rural workforce.
Russell & Russell tap resources, global experience

Russell & Russell tap resources, global experience

Former Sandestin executives John and Scott Russell join forces to improve the hospitality business.
Local firms provide artwork for hotels across the globe

Local firms provide artwork for hotels across the globe

Two homegrown companies make the world a more artful place.
Walk into the Carrabelle Junction and be transported back in time

Walk into the Carrabelle Junction and be transported back in time

A California transplant adapts to doing business the Northwest Florida way
Author Gloria Skinner turns romance into big literary bucks

Author Gloria Skinner turns romance into big literary bucks

New York Times best-selling author shares how she did it, what she learned and how new authors can get published
Okaloosa: A booming center of economic development in Northwest Florida

Okaloosa: A booming center of economic development in Northwest Florida

Home of the largest Air Force base in the world, Okaloosa is the nucleus of a high tech, defense and aerospace industry cluster.
Recovering Your BP Losses

Recovering Your BP Losses

Under a new claims process, approved by a federal judge in November, businesses do not have to prove that BP was directly responsible or the direct causation of their revenue losses. Instead, it is a black and white, numbers-driven process.
FSU's Jim Moran Institute Offers New Direction for North Florida Entrepreneurs

FSU's Jim Moran Institute Offers New Direction for North Florida Entrepreneurs

Transitioning to a new stage, JMI is starting a new program to boost local businesses and has its eye on expanding its reach into the rest of the 850 region.
Interstate truck stops adapt to meet trucking industry's changing needs

Interstate truck stops adapt to meet trucking industry's changing needs

No longer just a place to get gas and coffee, these modern facilities provide truckers and motorists with lots of the amenities of home.
The Business Social Network

The Business Social Network

How to use LinkedIn the right way.
Has the time come to buy your own office space?

Has the time come to buy your own office space?

A little-known loan program offers long-term financing at below-market fixed rates.
10 ways to build trust through communication

10 ways to build trust through communication

Improving relationships at work and home.
21 Tips for Successful Meetings

21 Tips for Successful Meetings

A bit of savvy planning before, during and after meetings can ensure that things get done.
Randy Hanna, Tallahassee Chancellor, Florida College System

Randy Hanna, Tallahassee Chancellor, Florida College System

Randy Hanna and the state's college system help Florida's economy bounce back.