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October 7, 2015

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Hilarie Bass - Greenberg Traurig's commitment to Florida

Hilarie Bass, Co-President of Greenberg Traurig, emphasizes the global-reaching law firm's commitment to Florida, notes upcoming changes in legal marketplace fees and discusses business law case settlements. read more >

Florida has 35 billionaires on Forbes list of richest Americans

On Tuesday, Forbes announced its 34th annual Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans. read more >

Making a case for Enterprise Florida

Enterprise Florida, the state's public-private partnership to attract business, says its incentive toolkit is running out of money — it has just $9 million, an amount that's supposed to last through the middle of 2016. That's not nearly enough. read more >

A famous juggler's concrete plans

By the time Anthony Commarota was 8, he had become one of the best jugglers in the world, appearing on the ABC variety show “That's Incredible.” read more >

Robert M. 'Bob' Beall II is a Florida ‘Icon'

Lessons from Bealls department store chairman, Bob Beall. read more >

A taxing topic

Some business advocates like to tout Florida as a “low-tax” state. But as a recent Florida TaxWatch publication comparing Florida with other states points out, Florida's low-tax reputation is a “complicated” issue. read more >

Orlando City Soccer Club behaves like a real business

Orlando City Soccer Club owners put together a deal with the city of Orlando and Orange County for a $115-million facility with about 20,000 seats... read more >

Peter Meinke - A life in poetry

Peter Meinke, poet laureate of Florida, reflects on a life of poetry. read more >

Florida's strong growth

Now that Florida has passed the 20-million population mark, what are the implications? read more >

Carl Hiaasen is a Florida ‘Icon'

The writer and columnist talks about his life and about “a glorious abundance of weirdness and depravity” in Florida. read more >

Generational diversity

A successful enterprise may succeed by marketing to one specific group and hiring people who most resemble and understand that group. Or they may succeed through diversity, welcoming people of all ages, colors, faiths and skills and helping them work together. read more >

Millennial magnets: Healthy downtowns and urban cores

Either consciously or serendipitously, many Florida communities have been redeveloping their urban cores in ways that position them well to attract millennials and the businesses that hire them. read more >

Companies are fueling Florida's growth

Readers are familiar with the largest companies in Florida -- both public and private -- as listed in this magazine each year. read more >

Nan-Yao Su is a Florida 'Icon'

The entomologist and inventor, age 64, shares his life story. read more >

Executive salaries in Florida

Among 10 top executives at Florida's biggest companies, seven got big raises while three had their pay cut. read more >

Focus health care on prevention

Health care costs are being driven up by better drugs, better machines and our inclination to extend our lives for as long as we can -- regardless of cost, regardless of the quality of life medicine delivers in our final days. read more >

What's the outlook for accounting firms in Florida?

Accounting executives speculate about the future of Florida's economy - through 2015 and beyond. read more >

Schools out, but far from over

At this time of year, with school years concluding and graduation ceremonies everywhere, it's hard not to think about the teachers who've had a lasting effect on us. read more >

Roland Martin is a Florida ‘Icon'

Professional fisherman Roland Martin, 75, shares his life story. read more >

Spotlighting Jacksonville

Jacksonville is a great place to visit — and also a great city in which to live, build a career and raise a family. It's a city on the move. read more >

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