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Design and Construction for Aerospace

Aerospace, Development

BRPH is Building Tomorrow’s Structures Today by Brian Curtin The international aviation market is currently experiencing some of its largest growth in a number of years.  To help keep up with demand, commercial aviation companies are turning to architectural firms…

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Develop Your Leadership Competencies


Program Provides Opportunities for Personal and Professional Growth by Kristin Bakke In researching leadership competency models, you’ll find a consensus of three groups that constitute the “pyramid of leadership” – core competencies, leadership competencies and professional competencies. Essential or core…

Googling Education by Matt Frey
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Brevard Public Schools Take on Energy Conservation


Savings Averaging Over $2M Annually by Herb Blauel Over the past four years, energy conservation efforts at Brevard Public Schools have been a resounding success.  Since the Energy/Resource Conservation Department was started in July 2008, the District’s electrical consumption has…

Chamber of Commerce - SpaceCoast Business Best Practice
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Starting Out the Right Way


How to Succeed as a Small Biz Start-Up by Vicki Northrup They are a young couple just starting out in life.  Having relocated here from Idaho, they met with several of us at the Chamber last week to discuss starting…

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


Producing the Highly Skilled Workforce by Eric Witcher Over the past few years, we have seen a surge of activity at sites surrounding Melbourne International Airport.  This impressive stream of new business is the result of a tremendous community effort…

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The Struggle Continues for Nonprofits


Demand is Up but Resources are Down by Richard Sutter The current economy continues to be a challenge for nonprofit organizations throughout the nation as well as Brevard County.  The demand for services from nonprofits, especially health and welfare organizations,…

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Enhancing Your Professional Life

Business, Development

Surprisingly, Volunteering May be the Way by Kimberly Musselman Have you ever wanted to make a difference, change a life, or impact your community?  If so, then becoming a volunteer can help you achieve the training and skills to make…

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The Art of Disciplined Investing


It Helps Keep Emotions in Check by Steven Audino Knowing that financial markets are constantly changing, it’s often hard to gauge when the best time would be to “jump in.”  Trying to time your investments in this way can cause…

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Take a Seat at the Board Table


Nonprofit Board Participation Yields Professional, Personal Growth by Kimberly Meehan Agee We make a living by what we get.  We make a life by what we give. For women in business, building relationships with people who share your passions within…