850 — The Business Magazine of Northwest Florida - 850 Business Magazine October-November 2010

Oil's lingering effect

The oil seems to be gone, but the economic impact of the distaster lingers The Slick Effect While the visible physical impacts of the BP oil leak are minimal in Northwest Florida, the economic damage of the disaster is a…

Michelle Evans Masters Business and Bikes

Michelle Evans defines herself in many ways: a mother of a 20-year-old, a fun-loving fiancée, a passionate start-up business owner — and a biker girl. Motorcycle Maven Blazing a new path in business, and in life By Zandra Wolfgram Originally…

Even a Dirty Job Can Lead to Success

When deaths occur in a business or home, hazardous waste is left behind, creating a dangerous environment for future tenants. An ordinary maid service can usually make the area appear clean on the surface. However, it takes a professional to…

The next Governor talks to 850 readers

No matter who wins the gubernatorial election, reviving Florida's unsteady economy will be the top priority Economic Revivor-in-Chief Repairing Florida’s economy will be ‘Job One’ for Florida’s new governor, no matter who gets elected By Linda Kleindienst Originally published in…

Tallahassee Executives, Lend Us Your Ear

What do execs really think about work, play and the beach? We asked a few at the Tallahassee Chamber's Community Conference in August. What Execs Admit Out of the Office Originally published in the Oct/Nov 2010 issue of 850 Magazine…

Assessing the Economic Damage of the BP Spill

Dr. Rick Harper of UWF’s Haas Center for Business Research and Economic Development, gives his studied opinion on the economic recovery from BP's disaster. Business Speak Assessing the Economic Damage By Rick Harper, Ph.D. Originally published in the Oct/Nov 2010…