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Maximize Your IMPACT!

Business, Leadership

National Experts Bringing Leadership Development to Brevard We are the ones….and you can be too…who lead by example…who cast vision and offer hope.  The 2010 Chick-fil-A Leadercast (formerly Maximum Impact Simulcast) provides our community with the opportunity to develop leaders…

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Sales: The Catalytic Skill

Business, Leadership

We’re All in Sales, but We’re Not All Good at It My children are 22, 18 and 16.  One of them possesses all the natural skills for sales, or at least what society believes to be natural: outgoing; never met…

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Chambers Rethink their Scope

Business, Leadership

How Regionalization is Changing Borders When it comes to planning for economic development and growth, Shelley Lauten says we shouldn’t draw the line at the county border. Lauten is president of, a seven-county regional development program formed in 1999…

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Bright House Networks

Business, Leadership

Keeping the Space Coast Connected With television viewing at an all-time high and with 99{099636d13cf70efd8d812c6f6a5a855fb6f8f27f35bea282d2df1d5ae896e2c2} of American households in possession of at least one television set, it has become crucial for service providers to keep up with consumer demand. Bright…

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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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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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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 ( 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…