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Top Ten Secrets to Corporate Success

Business, Development

In my consulting engagements, I am often asked by clients how best to advance their careers. My response is always the same: “It is like stacking cordwood—there is no secret to it—it just requires tireless hard work.” However, some fundamentals…

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Two Sides of Net Neutrality

Business Technology, Development

The Great Debate For a while it was hard to read or watch technology news without stumbling upon some article or salacious headline involving what is now becoming a household word – “net neutrality.” Net neutrality went from the back…

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How To Market Our Region

Blog, Development

Celebrate Doing it Right By Eric Wright In 1961 when Yuri Gagarin returned safely, becoming the first human in space, the Soviet Union announced the achievement in a broadcast aired in the middle of the night EST. Until then, it…

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A View from 30,000 Feet


Home to a “live, work and play” environment that is the envy of the world, Central Florida is known internationally as one of the greatest tourist, convention and beach destinations in the world.

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Industry-Academic Partnerships


Working Together to Add Value Beyond Boundaries In today’s fiercely competitive marketplace, corporate leaders need to consider every available resource when mapping out a successful plan for economic growth. Typically, companies look to universities as a source for interns or…

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Reaching New Heights


Space Coast Economy Launches Again Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast President and CEO Lynda Weatherman listened patiently as the two consultants intently discussed the physics and engineering challenges of a manned deep space vehicle. Admiring their breadth of…

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Bringing the Imaginary to Life


The Harry Potter books and their blockbuster films have riveted multitudes around the world. But for the person with only a casual interest to the most devoted fan, the connection is moved to a whole different level when one is immersed in the story at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios.