New hires

Talent Management Company Adds New Staffer

Karen Russell recently joined Sarasota's MBJ Group to assist in expansion efforts.

12/06/2017 By Staff

What I've Learned

Karen Solem Discusses Her Long Career Working with Romance Authors

For two decades, Solem has been one of the most influential figures in the genre of romance fiction.

11/29/2017 By David Hackett

Rock Your Retreats

Eight Ways to Rock Your Offsite Meeting

Before investing your time and money, here are eight steps to ensure your meeting gets the results you want.

11/20/2017 By Vicki Dean

Education

'Leadership Boot Camp' Is Friday

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota and Leadership Simplified are partnering to offer the class.

10/23/2017 By Staff

New hires

Window, Door Manufacturer Names Next CEO

Jeff Jackson was recently named the next chief executive officer of North Venice's PGT Innovations.

10/13/2017 By Staff

Deals

Tampa Company Acquires Sarasota Human Resources Firm

CoAdvantage Corporation recently acquired Sarasota's Progressive Employer Management Company.

10/11/2017 By Staff

Leadership

Psychologist, Executive Coach to Speak at Lunchtime Learning Event

The Leadership Manatee Alumni Association is hosting a Leadership Lunch 'n' Learn event with Michael Lillibridge on Wednesday, Oct. 4.

09/26/2017 By Staff

Honors

Dog Treat Manufacturer a Finalist for 'Woman of the Year' Award

Kelly Ison, co-owner and CEO of Sarasota's Einstein Pets, was recently named a finalist in the Women in the Pet Industry Network's awards competition.

09/20/2017 By Staff

New hires

Children's Foundation Picks New Vice President

Sarasota's All Star Children's Foundation recently hired Beth Bush as its new vice president of philanthropy.

09/07/2017 By Staff

Surviving the Storm

How Your Business Can Survive a Natural Disaster

Local experts share their tips and resources.

09/06/2017 By Kevin Allen With Susan Burns

Mentoring

Monthly Classes Cover How to Grow a Business

Manasota SCORE will be holding a series of workshops at Sarasota County libraries, beginning 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6.

08/31/2017 By Staff

Events

Women's Networking Group Meets Thursday

The next SWAT (Successful Women Aligning Together) luncheon begins at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 10.

08/08/2017 By Staff

Honors

Selby Gardens CEO Picked for Leadership Florida Training

Jennifer Rominiecki, the president and CEO of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, was recently named to the Leadership Florida Cornerstone Class XXXVI.

08/03/2017 By Staff

Honors

Business Coach Earns 'Master Trainer' Designation

David Kauffman recently became one of 10 people in the world to earn the prestigious title of master trainer with Personality Insights Inc.

08/01/2017 By Staff

Female Factor

Four Local Businesswomen Share Their Best Career Advice

Four achievers on what they’ve learned about success, balance and identity.

07/19/2017 By Vicki Dean Photography by Alex Stafford

Honors

Local Communications Director Picked for State Leadership Training

Branan Jacobs, the director of communications for MagnifyGood, was recently selected as a member of Leadership Florida Connect Class VIII.

07/19/2017 By Staff

What I've Learned

How Loyalty and Thousands of Potholders Helped Build a Real Estate Empire

Merle Whitehead created RealtyUSA, the largest independent real estate company in New York.

07/19/2017 By David Hackett

Game On

A Sports-Inspired Company Turns Execs into Business Champions

“We want our audience to take part in an experience that lets authentic conversation and truth come to the surface.”

07/19/2017 By Sylvia Whitman

Biz Rules

How to Manage Rising Workers' Comp Costs

The number of workers’ compensation claims in Florida increased 24 percent from May 2015 to May 2016 and premiums paid by Florida businesses rose 14.5 percent.

07/19/2017 By Susan Burns

Feature

How to Find and Keep Workers

17 winning strategies.

07/18/2017 By David Hackett