Five Organization Strategies Always create more harmony than discord Build up more than you tear down, much more Long-term views build stability Short-term views produce quick results Make life easier for those around you
Does your brand disrupt category conventions? What are the generally accepted rules for how your category operates? Which ones could you break to change the category dynamics and the way your brand is perceived?
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Family Friendly Business Awards for Lee and Collier businesses that have workplace policies and programs that assist employees with families. Any business that offers benefits that contribute to work/life balance such as flex time, health insurance or employer-sponsored childcare may be eligible...
Highlight your brand's purpose  What's your brand's core reason for being? Why does it exist? How does your purpose tie back to an unmet consumer need or something that is of significant relevance to your consumers?
Opportunity to Provide Valuable Input by June 30 To all those who are employers in our area:   Community partner, the FutureMakers Coalition, has asked Cape Coral to share their earnest request for participation in their 2018 Workforce Employers Survey with you.   The deadline to participate is 11.59 p.m. on Saturday, June 30. The FutureMakers Coalition is a regional initiative working...
Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has promoted Christina Almeida to senior vice president at its College Parkway branch in Fort Myers. She is responsible for supervising and overseeing all aspects of the Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering program for the bank. Almeida joined the bank in February and has more than two decades...
Today begins the official hurricane season and now is the time to take advantage of tax-free opportunities to purchase supplies. Goods ranging from generators to gas and kerosene containers are available tax-free from now until June 7th, but some pricing and other restrictions do apply.  The poster below from the Florida...
If you are new to business accounting, you might only know of QuickBooks as the web-based QuickBooks Online Edition. However, old-timers will know that the “real” small business accounting workhorse for several decades has been Intuit’s flagship product, QuickBooks for Windows Desktop. As businesses grew, they added QuickBooks users through...
I have been fortunate enough to work with a variety of people from different walks of life. Working in a donut shop, sewing factory, small mom and pops stores to large corporations has taught me about the multitude of personalities in the workplace. This includes working overseas in a...
With the rapid rise in prices for just about everything, the cost of doing business – any type of business – is becoming extremely expensive. And while this is not news to anyone who has been paying attention to the headlines on the financial pages for the past couple...