Monday's Afternoon Update
What you need to know about Florida today
Florida ranks high in education reform
Florida is a national leader in education reform policy, according to a report released today by Students First, an education reform organization. Louisiana led the rankings, followed by Florida in second; the two states were the only ones to earned the top score. More from Florida Today and the Orlando Sentinel.
Turn your big idea strategy into marketing initiatives that work
Most businesses make it a point to review their business and marketing plans at the beginning of every year. But why wait? Growing your company requires continuous attention to what’s happening in and around your business. Read Ron Stein's full column.
Orlando expects to remain No. 1 in travel destination
Orlando's primary tourism rival in the U.S. — New York City — said last week it attracted a record 52 million visitors in 2012, falling short of Orlando's expected tally for last year. More at the Orlando Sentinel.
South Florida: 28 job postings per 1,000 unemployed
South Florida's economy may be improving. but there continue to be many more people unemployed than available jobs. The region had 28 online job postings per 1,000 people during the final quarter of 2012, according to Indeed.com, an aggregator of online job boards. More at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Paying attention to details will pay off with improved business
It is vital to examine every part of your business with fresh eyes every day. When you become accustomed to your company’s environment, it is easy to overlook the small but important details. More from Dr. Jerry Osteryoung.
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