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May 22, 2018


Brace Your Employees for Holiday Season-2008

The intrinsic stress of the season combined with tough economic times means that your staff will be feeling tremendous pressure. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

Things Are Going to Get Better!

While the news is not good now, concentrating on the negatives that are bombarding us daily is not good for you or for your employees Read more »
Published on 11/10/2008

Florida's Economy: How Bad Is It?

Florida is hurting: A regional look at the rough patches and bright spots. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

Hell's Kitchen

One approach to quick crisis management can be seen on Chef Gordon Ramsay’s TV show “Hell’s Kitchen.” While his approach is revolting, it might actually work. Read more »
Published on 10/20/2008

Credit Crunch

With so much happening in the financial world, each firm must protect its ability to acquire the funds it needs to operate. Firms in need of additional financing will find that there are three alternatives. Read more »
Published on 9/22/2008

Bad Employees

Employees with bad attitudes are frequently the most difficult to judge. Read more »
Published on 9/2/2008

Fla. Companies With Promise

These companies, all founded within the past 10 years, have experienced growth that has brought them to prominence. Vote for the most promising. Also, read other success stories of older companies. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2008

Personal Internet Usage

Out of all the time workers spend on the Web, 26% is doing personal business (frequently referred to as cyberslacking). Read more »
Published on 8/11/2008

Machine Makes Water From Air

AquaVentus is designed for disaster. The cost: $2,250. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

A Game of Risk for Small Insurers

Small, Florida-based insurers are snagging market share -- but are they the solution to reinvigorating the state's home insurance market? Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

Video: Small Business School

Producer, Hattie Bryant, invites you to watch a short video tip each day about best business practices from the weekly television show, Small Business School. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

Workforce: Where the Workers Are

When looking for employees, think carefully about where to conduct your search. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2008

Global Business: Playing on the World Stage

Florida businesses, even if they don’t export, feel the effects of the strengths and weaknesses of international markets. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2008

Innovation: Financing the Dream

For small businesses, the search for capital is a constant challenge. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2008

Riding the Green Wave

Small business owners around the state are finding a market for products and services that promote sustainability. This article profiles four Florida businesses that are cashing in on environmental awareness. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2008

Price Your Product Right

One of the most important decisions for small business owners is determining the right price for their product or service. Too high, and the product sits on the shelf. Too low, and the income from selling it won’t cover the cost of producing it Read more »
Published on 5/26/2008

Management: Second Opinions

From universities to leadership groups, there are plenty of outside resources available. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2008

Entrepreneurs Turning to Their Peers for Cash

Banks have tightened lending standards significantly in the wake of the real estate lending collapse, posing even greater challenges to small businesses that already have a tough time finding startup or expansion money. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Entrepreneur Business Briefs - Dec. 2007

Florida Institute of Technology; SBA's Gulf Opportunity Pilot Loan Program; Attorney General Bill McCollum Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Enriching the State

A dozen companies win Governor Business Diversification Awards. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Taking Liberties

Liberty Power capitalizes on competitive electricity markets in other states. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Jump Start

Business Innovation Center, Melbourne » This summer, the Technological Research and Development Authority (TRDA) opened its 31,000-sq.-ft. Business Innovation Center in Melbourne. The center offers office and manufacturing space, mentoring... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Funding Startups

In an effort to boost venture capital investments in Florida — which have fallen from $2.6 billion in 2000 to $304 million last year — Gov. Charlie Crist this summer... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Entrepreneur Business Briefs - Sept. 2007

Amy Norton, Tampa Bay Technology Forum; Andy Hafer, Emerging Companies Academy; Tangible personal property tax, workers' compensation; pro-business legislation Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Entrepreneur Business Briefs - Aug. 2007

Budding Entrepreneurs — Daniel Lage, a recent graduate of Gulliver Preparatory School in Miami, was one of five semifinalists in the National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Awards program.... Read more »
Published on 8/1/2007

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Something besides nudists showed up at Haulover Beach: a rare flamingo
Something besides nudists showed up at Haulover Beach: a rare flamingo

A South Florida beach better known for its nude sunbathers got a rare visit this week from another oddity: a pale pink flamingo.


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