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Ploughshares into Swords

Business, Leadership

Now, more than ever, Brevard needs to bring together its collective resources to ensure we put everything we have towards bridging the economic gap we’re facing as the end of the shuttle program diminishes the number of local jobs available. …

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Adventures in Missing the Point

Business, Leadership

Getting Focused in 2010 When you were a kid and knew firsthand what an electric shock felt like, did you ever look at a bird perched on a wire and wonder why it wasn’t electrocuted?  I later learned that because…

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Strengthening Communities

Business, Leadership

Grant to Help Build Capacity for Local CBO’s Thomas Jefferson has been quoted as using these words to define leadership and community: educate, inform and engage.  While we were not intentionally using the Jefferson model in 2006, our Board of…

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We Aren’t ‘Non’ Anything

Business, Leadership

This is the first in a series of articles from LEAD Brevard on ‘capacity building’ as it relates to the nonprofit community sector. Recently, at a BoardSource (www.boardsource.org) conference in Orlando, we heard the following that may cause all of…

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Women in Business

Business, Leadership

Two of every five businesses are owned by women. Yes, that’s right; in 2006 women were majority owners of 40 percent of all businesses in this country. And between 1997 and 2006 their businesses grew at nearly twice the rate…

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Finding Your Target in 2010

Business, Leadership

Goal Setting is the First Step toward Success What will 2010 bring?  Will you determine your success or will distractions – e.g. the economy, competition, healthcare, Afghanistan, or life in general – determine your destination?  You are either driving toward…

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