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They Make You Wonder

Business, Leadership

The People Who Walk the Talk In 1953, reporters and city officials gathered at a Chicago railroad station to meet the previous year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner. When the train came to a stop, a giant of a man, with…

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Gaining Access to the Space Coast’s Finest

Business, Leadership

LEAD Brevard Hosts Annual YP Opportunity ACCESS – the ability or right to approach, enter, exit, communicate with, or make use of,” that is LEAD Brevard’s ACCESS 2012, an evening of shared access between existing community leaders and those who…

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Cape Canaveral Hospital Turns 50

Business, Leadership

Though it is located in Cocoa Beach, the name Cape Canaveral Hospital (CCH) highlights the industry and the endeavor that would also name this stretch of Florida’s beach the Space Coast. Dr. Joseph Von Thron was the driving force behind the conception,…

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Most Admired Businesspeople: John Porter

Business, Leadership

“John’s great sense of humor and ability to put others at ease, coupled with his experience as a mayor (of Cape Canaveral), an entrepreneur (owner, Porter World Trade) and one who spends a lot of time campaigning for our area,…

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Most Admired Businesspeople: Wes Covell

Business, Leadership

It is almost a cliché that “everyone’s busy,” yet there are those rare individuals that make the time to serve their community. One stellar example is Wesley (Wes) Covell, Vice President of Strategy and Chief Growth Officer for Harris Corporation. Somehow he…

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Most Admired Businesspeople: Matt Barringer

Business, Leadership

“Matt Barringer has appeared on the business and social scene like a tornado, taking a leadership role in all he participates in. Matt cares about people, cares about North Brevard and cares about Titusville.” That is how Bobby Socks of…

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Playing the ‘Give & Go’

Business, Leadership

How Helping Others Helps You As an aging (but in my mind, youthful) basketball player, one of my favorite plays is the “give & go.” During this play, you pass the ball to a teammate (“the give”), then you fake…

The Entrepreneur's Spiritual Journey by Jeff Piersall
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Examples that Influence Thousands

Business, Leadership

The Legacy of John Hopkins and Joseph Duda Junior Achievement celebrates its 26th Annual Business Hall of Fame Gala and two of our community’s finest leaders have been chosen as laureates this year. John Hopkins and Joseph Duda are two…

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Steve Johnson Is Off And Running

Business, Leadership, Management

New Health First CEO Kicks Off New Era of Cooperation Among Local Healthcare Providers There has been more ink spilled over the subject of health care in the last twenty years than on national security and global warming combined.  Like…