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Health Care is All About “Improving Quality of Life”


New Health First Health Plans CEO Ready to Serve Recognized within the health care insurance community as a skilled strategist with exceptional business acumen, Ed Griese is using his expertise and unique perspective to improve quality of life for every…

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One on One | Cari Coats of Rollins College

One on One, Profiles

Cari Coats serves as the executive director of the nationally-ranked Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship at Rollins College. This latest venture is one in a long line of successes that has characterized her career, which included joining the Orlando Magic NBA…

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A Crisis of Leadership


The C-Level Practices of True Leaders Our nation is in the midst of a severe leadership crisis. At a time when leadership is needed the most, our society’s ability to produce or follow sound leadership is waning. Maybe it is…

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O, Cicero


How Right You Were Solomon, the philosopher king, said over 2,500 years ago, “There is nothing new under the sun.”  Of course we have new technology, new approaches to problems, as well as new problems to solve, but the human…

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The Fortunate Fall


On a personal level and in global economics, oftentimes what appears to be a setback or a loss, when properly understood, paves the way for the most promising opportunities.  Jeff Piersall and Josh Field, the founders of SCB Marketing, launched…

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The Five Fundamentals of Success


How to Get You Where You Want to Go There are thousands of books and hundreds of motivational speakers that can describe a formula for success. When you whittle them all down to the basics, these five just seem to…

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Purpose – Poverty – Prosperity


How can three words be so simple in definition yet so misunderstood? Interestingly, your attitude toward their meaning will make a tremendous difference in the results you achieve. Entrepreneurs tend to “get it” in this regard, and they set an…

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Why major league baseball?


It’s just good business.   “Baseball is an allegorical play about America, a poetic, complex, and subtle play of courage, fear, good luck, mistakes, patience about fate, and sober self-esteem.” – Saul Steinberg As spring begins, life begins in nature…

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The Power of Focus


Unlocking the Untapped Reservoir by Eric Wright “One reason so few of us achieves what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our abilities.  Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to…

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What Is Happy?


Bullying and its consequences have caught the attention of the media. Webster defines this behavior as “the use of force in an emotional, verbal, written or physical form in an attempt to coerce, abuse or intimidate others.” Unfortunately, bullying thrives in the business environment as well as in society in general.