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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…

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Tim Wakefield: Living The Dream

Business, Leadership

Where Winning Goes Way Beyond Baseball They say that if you filled Boston’s Fenway Park – including every seat, the aisles, the playing field and boundaries – shoulder to shoulder with 10-year-olds, then randomly picked one youngster, those are the…

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‘Making The Future’

Business, Development, Leadership

Companies, Leaders and Sectors to Watch in 2012 In his most recent work, Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos and Loss – Why Some Thrive Despite Them All, Jim Collins said, “We cannot predict the future, but we can make it.” Collins’…

The Entrepreneur's Spiritual Journey by Jeff Piersall
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Decisions for the Year Ahead

Business, Leadership

Will it be 18 or 25 percent in 2012? by Jeff Piersall “The historic average for federal government revenues over the past 40 years is between 18 and 19 percent of nominal GDP. For 2011, federal government spending is projected…