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Each month we gather a few of our favorite things around the web that inspire, teach or challenge us. Stop by for new marketing tips, People You Should Know and news and happenings in the area. Take a look at what’s trending this month…

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Worth Reading

3469Could This Be Bigger for Central Florida than Medical City?

A business opportunity that could transform Central Florida, create more jobs and wealth than Lake Nona’s Medical City is well underway.

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3470How to Stay Fearless

Never lose sight of these two key strategies.

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3471Why Great Bosses Don’t Try to Fix Their Weaknesses

Here’s a little counterintuitive management advice: Don’t spend any more time on your weakest leadership skills. No, really. Here’s why.

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3472How to Deal With Difficult People

Here are five quick tips for addressing those folks who may make your life miserable.

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People You Should Know

3493Mike Shah

Mike Shah’s 40+ year entrepreneurial journey has taken him from a small farming village in India to Brevard County, Florida, where he has built a network of over 150 gas stations throughout the state and supplies wholesale fuel to close to 400 locations in all. This entrepreneur has helped assimilated his native culture into the fabric of Brevard County and become one of the community’s leading philanthropists.

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Publisher Josh Field’s Marketing Tip of the Month

1933College graduation ceremonies are always filled with inspiring words, especially for those students about to enter the professional world. In 2005, Stanford managed to wrangle the late Apple and Pixar CEO Steve Jobs, one of the most successful and innovative businessmen of all time, who offered three stories to the graduating student body. Jobs retells why he dropped out of college, how he got fired from his own company, and how he dealt with his diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. The common thread linking these stories is the ability to overcome the odds and persevere at the lowest moments in life – a great and encouraging lesson for any struggling business owner.

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News and Happenings

 

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Jeff Piersall to M.C. 2014 “Florida Companies to Watch”

SCB Marketing co-founder Jeff Piersall will, for the second consecutive year, be the master of ceremonies for GrowFL’s annual “Florida Companies to Watch” Awards gala on Thursday, October 23 at the Hard Rock Live Orlando. To register or for more information, click here.

 

 

3491SCB Wins Statewide Design Award

The Florida Magazine Association recently honored SCB Marketing with a Charlie Award for excellence in magazine cover design at the statewide organization’s annual conference in Orlando.

 

 

 

 3478Next SCB Networking Event Scheduled for October 23

Our annual “Pink Party for a Cause” will be held this year at Suntree Country Club beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 23. To register, click here.

 

 

 

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