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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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The Endurance to Succeed

Business, Management

Success is sometimes like a light bulb: when asked about the first requirement for success, Thomas Edison replied, “the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem without growing weary.” The question for you is just like…

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An Ounce of Prevention

Business, Development

My job is helping people resolve disputes.  Sometimes I work as an advocate for one side, sometimes as a neutral mediator helping people find their own solutions and sometimes as an arbitrator making decisions for them. My observation is that…

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The Global Warming Debate

Business, Development

Periodically, there is a barrage of e-mail in my inbox questioning the science that suggests global warming is occurring.  When such an e-mail deluge strikes I embrace my ability to think critically.  My thoughts go like this: The concern with…

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