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Unity Awards

Meet Our 2017 Unity Award Winners

Our 2017 Unity Award winners see strengths in differences.

01/27/2017 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.

02/06/2017 By Su Byron

Big Question

Are We Headed for Another Real Estate Bust?

Real estate consultant Jack McCabe sees trouble ahead.

02/16/2017 By Susan Burns

Stay Safe

Must-Have Insurance Coverage for Small Business

Stay safe and protected with our handy guide.

01/26/2017 By Kevin Allen Illustrations by Victor Juhasz

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Best of 941CEO

Unity Awards

Meet Our 2017 Unity Award Winners

Our 2017 Unity Award winners see strengths in differences.

01/27/2017 By Sylvia Whitman, Susan Burns, and Anu Varma Photography by Barbara Banks

Leadership & Management

Ask the Boss

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

Rod Hershberger, Tim Boyle and Kristen Horler weigh in.

02/20/2017 By Isaac Eger

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.

02/14/2017 By David Hackett

All in Together Now

Adams and Reese Advocates for Diversity

A diversity success story.

02/08/2017 By Su Byron

All Together Now

How to Hire a Diverse Workforce

Diversity is good for the bottom line.

02/06/2017 By Su Byron

Stay Safe

Must-Have Insurance Coverage for Small Business

Stay safe and protected with our handy guide.

01/26/2017 By Kevin Allen Illustrations by Victor Juhasz

Lifestyle

Wherever Flour Flies

Meet Panera Bread's Head Baker Tom Gumpel

Gumpel is responsible for "wherever flour flies."

02/17/2017 By Ilene Denton

Bottoms Up

These Bar Tools Will Help You Mix Like a Pro

Barware to celebrate.

02/07/2017 By Jackie Rogers

Biz Bites

Biz Bites: Boca Kitchen, Bar and Market

Boca is a new downtown destination for chic locavores.

01/25/2017 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.

01/23/2017 By David Hackett

News

My Latest Craze

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

Seven things she's grooving on.

02/21/2017 By Isaac Eger

Big Question

Are We Headed for Another Real Estate Bust?

Real estate consultant Jack McCabe sees trouble ahead.

02/16/2017 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.

02/14/2017 By Ilene Denton

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.

02/13/2017 By Kevin Allen

Innovator

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

Baby Quasar harnesses medicinal light therapy for skincare.

02/10/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Career Path

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

Follow Jamie Coffey's unique career path.

02/06/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Tech Tools

5 Steps to Protect Your Data

These steps will safeguard your company and customer data.

01/24/2017 By Kevin Allen