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Save Your Head

Business, Leadership

Learning to Lead Your Mind It was the largest and most frightening masterpiece of engineering of its time and was intended to change the balance of power in the Atlantic.  In 1941, Germany’s battleship Bismarck was over 25 percent larger…

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It’s Time for Real Change

Business, Leadership

Why Fiscal Responsibility is the Issue “Poor is a state of mind; broke is a temporary condition.” With the elections next month, this month’s issue on banking & finance is timely. Financial concerns are at the core of everything today…

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Nurturing an Economic Renaissance

Business, Leadership

Why the Entrepreneurial Spirit is the Answer en·tre·pre·neur (ŏn’trə-prə-nûr’, -nŏŏr’)  n. A person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk of a business venture for economic gain. As my friend and mentor, entrepreneur Bernie Simpkins commented, “It is easier to…

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Leadership in the New Decade

Business, Leadership

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush was the featured speaker at Florida Institute of Technology’s Nathan M. Bisk College of Business annual Ethics and Leadership Conference at Harris Corporation’s Customer Briefing Center. [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157624644399799″]

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Capitol Ideas: New Responsibilites

Business, Leadership

The Senate President The term “servant leadership” was first coined and elaborated on by Robert K. Greenleaf back in the 70’s.  Though espoused by management and leadership writers like Steven Covey and Ken Blanchard, the concept goes back much earlier…

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Gone, But Not Forgotten

Business, Leadership

The Legacy of Coach John Wooden The greatest opportunity for all young professionals can be found in the lessons of Coach John Wooden, who recently passed away at the age of 99. “He was bigger than just our school, he…

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Leadership NOW

Business, Leadership

It’s More Than First Impressions Recently, I had the opportunity to address the 2010 LEAD Brevard graduating class. I want to share with you some of the conversation from that evening because we desperately need quality leadership.  “Change” has become…

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So You Want to Open your Own Business?

Business, Leadership

A Game Plan for Entrepreneurial Success Information on how to run a business is readily available.  The real question is: “what is a good business idea and how do I know if it will work?”  Here are some concepts to…

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Capitol Ideas: Fighting for our Future

Business, Leadership

Each generation seems to have an event that serves as a defining moment.  For many of our parents they remember where they were when the attack on Pearl Harbor was announced.  That event galvanized and mobilized a generation and forever…