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October 4, 2015

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Thinking Big

When Vern Buchanan moved to Florida in January 1990, one of the first phone calls he made was to the local chapter of the Young Presidents' Organization, a membership group for corporate chief executives under 45. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2005

Opening the Books

Rene Fernandez admits he was a bit shocked when the Florida Department of Revenue notified him that his Orlando business would be audited. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2005

Booking a Meeting

"It's a hotel market right now, not a client market," says Patty Magalnick, president of Perfect Meetings and Conventions, an Orlando meeting-planning company. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

Smart Moves

Gary Haberland launched Genicon, his medical equipment company, from his Orlando garage in 1998. But by 2000, the business had become too big for Haberland's home. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

The 'Right Direction'

Seven years ago, an Avon Park youth detention facility decided to teach troubled teens home-building skills in order to make them productive citizens. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

Timing Isn't Everything

Rodney Rogers launched Adjoined Consulting at the worst possible time -- just before the technology stock crash in 2000. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

Part-Time Professionals

Not every business can afford a CFO full time, but many need a CFO's services to help their businesses grow. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

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

Filling in the Blanks

In the 1990s, Audi was looking to create a new roadster. The German automaker found it a long way off the autobahn -- in Palm Beach Gardens. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Who's Minding the Store?

Workplace theft takes many forms, from the executive putting extra charges on expense reports to the hourly worker lugging reams of copier paper home. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005


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


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

Trendsetters - April 2005 - PEOPLE POWER

Debora Kerr, Workforce Alliance; Thomas Skinner, Workforce Development Board; Timothy Sirdevan, Home Depot; Rob Cowan, General Dynamics. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2005

CLICK IT! Interactive Business Valuation Calculator

Online business resources. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2005

Saying Goodbye

Just as running a successful business takes a well thought out plan, so does shutting down a business. "You don't just put a sign out in front of the business, says Steve Komondorea, chairman of the Florida Business Brokers Association. 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

Finance / Insurance

The outlook for insurers, banks, professional employer organizations (PEOs) and financial service companies. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2005

Business's Moment

Four organizations -- the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise Florida, the Council of 100 and TaxWatch -- may be close to working effectively in concert for the first time. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2005

The Price Is Right

Roy Moore knows you only get one chance to price your product right for the market. He bought Marinize Products Corp. in Hollywood in 2002. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2005

Building Bonds

Team-building among workers isn't just for big corporations. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

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