The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce has announced its Business Building Symposium V, set for Sept. 19 at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa. This year’s theme is “Unleash the Spirit of your Organization.” The program includes a series of informative, interactive workshops led by local business leaders, including sessions...
Managing your website content strategy isn't simply speaking about it.  That's not enough.  You've got to write down your ideas. The ideas come when you are standing in line at the grocery store, attending a meeting, watching TV, playing with the kids, etc. Most of us have a Smart Phone at our fingertips....
Google thought leaders will share insights into how individuals can boost their businesses online at a free Google Partners Connect livestream event held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on May 2 at Endeavor Innovative Workspaces in Fort Myers. Hosted by Be Brilliant! Marketing, the event is limited to 25 business owners who are...
The Southwest Florida Enterprise Center’s inaugural class has graduated with 17 students ready to enter the construction workforce. Participants attended classes from Feb. 1 through April 10, meeting on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon at the enterprise center in Fort Myers. The program was free for participants....
The Planned Giving Council of Lee County Inc. will present “The Team Approach to Fund Development” at its meeting held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on April 26 at Blue Coyote Business & Social Club in Fort Myers. Speaker Carolyn Rogers will teach guests how to create an effective team approach to philanthropy...
We as people are naturally curious. The challenge is to find ways to explore your curiosity without allowing it to become an ongoing distraction. When noted chef and food pioneer Ferran Adria was once asked what he likes to have for breakfast, his reply was simple: "I like to eat...
Cape Coral Mayor Joe Coviello will speak about initiatives to support growth and commerce at the Real Estate Investment Society’s (REIS) March 13th luncheon meeting. Mayor Joe Coviello will provide updates on downtown and Bimini Basin redevelopment projects, investment and foreign trade zones, infrastructure expansion, and changes to the Land Use...
According to the fifth annual Southwest Florida workforce overview study, three of the top 10 occupations (registered nurses, physical therapists, and speech-language pathologists) are in the healthcare industry, which compares with two of the top 10 in the previous year’s report. Others include retail supervisors and salespersons, supervisors for food preparation...
To achieve success in business, never stop learning! Ask questions, read books in your business arena,  join association groups.
Dress for Success SW Florida will host the next Women Empowered Through Employment Series (WETES.) Orientation starts Jan. 10. The six-week program will run each Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Feb. 21 at Dress for Success SW Florida in Fort Myers. Introduced in 2017, the program provides mentors for women, builds awareness in the community,...