Education

Mentoring Group Offers Business Plan Workshop

The business mentoring group Manasota SCORE is offering a “Plan Your Way to Success with 1-Page Business Model Canvas” workshop on Saturday, June 24.

06/23/2017 By Staff

Deals

Five Tips for Buying a Business

How to make sure you’re ready to own.

06/20/2017 By Sylvia Whitman

Leadership

New 'Kindness at Work' Speaker Series Starts Friday

The first luncheon event will feature Jaime DiDomenico of Cool Today and Plumbing Today, Brian West of Publix and Margarita Valenzula of Culver's.

06/19/2017 By Staff

Surviving the Storm

How Your Business Can Survive a Natural Disaster

Local experts share their tips and resources.

06/14/2017 By Kevin Allen With Susan Burns

Money Talks

Brother, Can You Spare a Raise?

Wages are finally rising here, but the region still trails the state and nation.

05/12/2017 By David Hackett

Honors

Business Mentoring Group Recognized as 'Chapter of the Year'

SCORE, a national nonprofit that encourages business mentoring, recently selected Manasota SCORE as its Chapter of the Year in the Mid-Sized Market category, and No. 2 Chapter of the Year overall.

05/04/2017 By Staff

Crisis Management

Airlines Shoot Themselves in the Foot

Former British Airways communications executive says United, Delta showed power failures.

04/11/2017 By David Hackett

Info

Common Mistakes Employers Make

Sarasota's Progressive Employer Management Company is hosting a free webinar on common mistakes that employers make to help them ensure their employment practices comply with federal and state laws.

03/21/2017 By Staff

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

Business groups

Sarasota Chamber Marks 97th Year with Annual Kick-Off Meeting

Leadership Florida president Wendy Walker was the featured speaker at Thursday's well-attended event.

02/09/2017 By Staff

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

Ask the Boss

Should Florida Implement a $15 Minimum Wage?

Three local businesspeople examine the consequences of a large pay raise.

01/03/2017 By Isaac Eger

Biz Rules

New Business Rules to Watch in 2017

Three new rules local businesses should track in 2017.

12/28/2016 By Kevin Allen

Off the Clock

Here's How Architect Jerry Sparkman Decompresses

Architect Jerry Sparkman taps into his musical side on the dobro.

12/02/2016 By Ilene Denton

What I’ve learned

How Lakewood Ranch's Ted C. Abrams Turned Joffrey's Coffee and Tea Around

Within seven months of Abrams' start date, the company was profitable.

11/21/2016 By David Hackett

Milk and Money

Karen and Jerry Dakin Have Built a Diverse Agri-Empire at Dakin Dairy

Dakin Dairy has taken family farming to a multidimensional agricultural operation.

10/26/2016 By Anu Varma