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Kinder, Gentler -- But Still Mediocre

I have a theory that the collective wisdom of a group diminishes with each additional member, and the rate of reduction accelerates in proportion to the participants' sense of their own importance. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

Resting Their Case

A state Bar ruling makes it easier for international lawyers to practice in Florida. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

In the Name of Science

While the rest of us watch the progress of Hurricane Whoever toward Florida this year, for scientists at the state's universities and at federal agencies it's time to take to planes, roads and the beaches for field research. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

How Ready Are We?

From the insurance infrastructure and building codes to FEMA and the state's economy, is Florida prepared? Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Support Network

n-Space, Orlando; eDimensional, West Palm Beach; Alienware, Miami; Theglobe.com, Fort Lauderdale; Infinium Labs, Sarasota. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

The New Business Travel

When it comes to business travel this year, the theme is still lean and mean, although the industry seems to be making a comeback. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

The Hurricane Paradox

Misery persists in many places along the paths of last summer's storms. For the state as a whole, however, it's like they never happened -- a dangerous legacy as a new storm season begins. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Politics and the Pension Fund

So why, again, did the state sue Alliance Capital? Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Trendsetters - June 2005

Marty Rubin, Smart City; Kristie Naines, UNF College of Health; Maria Pellerin Barcus, Carrfour Supportive Housing; Ellie Kazuk, Brain Injury Association of Florida. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Surprise, Surprise

There were some serious surprises when I recently checked the status, programs and performance of a local Red Lobster, the pioneer provider of seafood to most of the country. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Working Religiously

Longwood attorney Mathew Staver, president and founder of the religious litigation organization Liberty Counsel, says he's fighting a battle to "take back America." Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Business Units

Imagine being able to engineer a membrane with holes so small that trying to put a human hair through one would be like pushing a condo tower through a doughnut hole. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Saving Winn-Dixie

Company executives say they can make the chain a going concern. Others think the problems may be too deep. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005


Some of Florida's oldest businesses are still doing what they did 100 years ago; others changed successfully with the times. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005

Life, Ethics, Courage

Glimpses of the good, the bad and the ugly on Florida's lawmaking scene in 2005. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005


Hispanic entrepreneurs gain recognition - and business - in Florida. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005

Where The Jobs Are

Statewide, employers created 172,300 jobs last year, making Florida the fastest-growing job market in the country -- again. But exactly what did those 172,000-plus jobs look like? Read more »
Published on 4/1/2005

Trendsetters - April 2005

David Outlaw, Precise Technology; Linda Cooke, Habilitation Center. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2005

Fatalistic Attraction

Growth management in Florida is a mess. You can't tell it from the legislative process, though. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2005

Degrees of Frustration

No one's happy in higher education these days. In the short term, the disquiet has to do with how power is distributed among the Legislature, governor, educational bureaucracy and administrators of the state's colleges and universities. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2005

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