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Unity Awards

2017 Unity Awards

Meet the heroes who bring our workplaces and communities together.

01/20/2017 By Sylvia Whitman, Susan Burns, and Anu Varma Photography by Barbara Banks

Top Stories

All Together Now

How to Hire a Diverse Workforce

Diversity is good for the bottom line.

01/03/2017 By Su Byron

Big Question

Are We Headed for Another Real Estate Bust?

Real estate consultant Jack McCabe sees trouble ahead.

01/20/2017 By Susan Burns

Stay Safe

Must-Have Insurance Coverage for Small Business

Stay safe and protected with our handy guide.

4:45pm By Kevin Allen Illustrations by Victor Juhasz

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Best of 941CEO

Unity Awards

2017 Unity Awards

Meet the heroes who bring our workplaces and communities together.

01/20/2017 By Sylvia Whitman, Susan Burns, and Anu Varma Photography by Barbara Banks

Leadership & Management

Stay Safe

Must-Have Insurance Coverage for Small Business

Stay safe and protected with our handy guide.

4:45pm By Kevin Allen Illustrations by Victor Juhasz

All Together Now

Adams and Reese Advocates for Diversity

A diversity success story.

01/03/2017 By Su Byron

All Together Now

How to Hire a Diverse Workforce

Diversity is good for the bottom line.

01/03/2017 By Su Byron

What I’ve learned

What the Founder of Kane's Furniture Has Learned Over His 66-Year Career

This Sarasota furniture retailer beats the tests of time.

01/03/2017 By David Hackett

Ask the Boss

3 Locals Answer: What's Your Top Priority for 2017?

Rod Hershberger, Tim Boyle and Kristen Horler weigh in.

01/03/2017 By Isaac Eger

Lifestyle

Biz Bites

Biz Bites: Boca Kitchen, Bar and Market

Boca is a new downtown destination for chic locavores.

5:19pm By Hannah Wallace

Rolling in Dough

Firenza Wants to Be the Chipotle of Pizza

A Sarasota entrepreneur takes a slice of a growing $46 billion pizza market.

5:17pm By David Hackett

Wherever Flour Flies

Meet Panera Bread's Head Baker Tom Gumpel

Gumpel is responsible for "wherever flour flies."

01/20/2017 By Ilene Denton

Bottoms Up

These Bar Tools Will Help You Mix Like a Pro

Barware to celebrate.

01/03/2017 By Jackie Rogers

News

Career Path

From Disney Performer to Special Assistant to the President at Ringling College

Follow Jamie Coffey's unique career path.

01/20/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Big Question

Are We Headed for Another Real Estate Bust?

Real estate consultant Jack McCabe sees trouble ahead.

01/20/2017 By Susan Burns

Off the Clock

Tim Beury Loves Rugby

Tim Beury spreads his passion for rugby coaching with the Sarasota Surge Youth Rugby Academy.

01/03/2017 By Ilene Denton

Innovator

Sarasota-Based Quasar Bio-Tech Manufactures Light-Based Skincare Products

Baby Quasar harnesses medicinal light therapy for skincare.

01/03/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Incentivize It

How to Use State and Local Business Dollars to Grow Your Company

Reminder: Florida is one of the friendliest business tax states in the nation.

01/03/2017 By Kevin Allen

My Latest Craze

Here's What Spark Growth Founder Sara Hand is Loving Right Now

Seven things she's grooving on.

01/03/2017 By Isaac Eger

Tech Tools

5 Steps to Protect Your Data

These steps will safeguard your company and customer data.

01/03/2017 By Kevin Allen