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October 13, 2015

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What I Learned on My Summer Vacation

The lessons from young summer jobs can last a lifetime Read more »
Published on 8/1/2010

Florida Still Using Tobacco Money, 13 Years Later

Smoke and money go hand-in-hand. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2010


June 2010 column by Florida Trend Executive Editor Mark Howard Read more »
Published on 6/1/2010


First, a success story. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2010

Florida's Regions Should Plan Growth Together

Traditionally, Florida's major regions pursue their own economic paths. If one region pays attention to what another is up to, it's most often for competitive reasons, not out of any sense of shared destiny. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2010

IBM: Lower Profile, Same Impact

IBM still has a strong presence in Florida, on La Grid, or off Read more »
Published on 3/1/2010

State Govt. Needs to Invest, Not Just Balance the Books

Column by Executive Editor Mark Howard Read more »
Published on 2/1/2010

The Post-Space Shuttle Trough

Even if the shuttle’s final planned missions carry over into 2011, the program is winding down, and the companies that service and launch the shuttle have begun laying off hundreds of workers. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2010

Intentional Forest Burning Can Be Rationalized

At the 4,000-acre Tall Timbers Research Station a few miles north of Tallahassee, they burn the woods. Regularly. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

Mediation Is Wise in Foreclosure Cases

Most homeowners would prefer not to get kicked to the curb, even when their homes are worth less than they paid for them. For lenders, foreclosure cases are time-consuming and expensive. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Trade Missions Are Expensive Alternatives

Having a good community is sometimes more of an incentive than financial help for companies wanting to relocate. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

Imagine Barney Frank Barking at You

Be careful with those TARP funds. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

We're Too Dependent on Debt

But having bumped along at 1% or less for most of 2006 and 2007, the savings rate began climbing as the recession took hold and climbed above 5% in April.
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Published on 7/1/2009

We Can't Be Afraid of Big Decisions

Most of the time, however, Big Decisions with long-term impacts — particularly bad ones — aren't just one decision. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2009

N. Carolina Stands Ready to Hire Away Our Best Professors

The first major goal in a business-higher ed partnership, of course, should be the creation of a stable fiscal base for our state’s universities — reliable, year-to-year funding that creates a solid foundation for real excellence. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2009

Not a Lot of Jobs, But the Right Jobs

Our coverage of Florida’s regional economies in this issue includes boxes reflecting who’s hiring in each region. In highlighting those firms, we aren’t trying to pin a smiley face on a gloomy economy, or to be contrarian for its own sak Read more »
Published on 4/1/2009

Education Foundations' Success Lies in Business Involvement

Education foundations are meant to provide a way for a county’s business community to get involved in its public schools. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2009

Florida, the Sonnenschein State?

The city of Gainesville, looking to be a renewable energy leader in a state with plenty of sunshine but very little solar power, has turned to Germany for a model. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2009

State Budget Fuss

Published on 1/1/2009

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