FLORIDA TODAY EDGE Blog: Innovate from Within, Provide Incentives and Reward Solutions

Posted by on Monday, October 3rd, 2016 and is filed under .

How do you promote innovation while trying to manage the day-to-day operations necessary to run your business? There are many ways to create a culture of innovation, including building diverse teams, not punishing failure, promoting collaboration and leading the charge. You need a diverse team in terms of traits you are born with and traits acquired through experience. You should … Read More

FLORIDA TODAY EDGE Blog: When Should You Seek the Services of an Attorney?

Posted by on Monday, September 26th, 2016 and is filed under .

There are times where you question the need of a lawyer. Although you may not think you need to enroll our services, there are times when it is absolutely necessary and in your best interest. For instance, if you are involved in an accident where there is significant damage to persons or property, when your family status is about to … Read More

FLORIDA TODAY EDGE Blog: Understanding Women’s Needs in the Workplace

Posted by on Monday, September 19th, 2016 and is filed under .

The millennial woman seeks a work/life balance that is not uncommon from those that came before us, we just happen to be more vocal about these needs. I don’t feel like this is necessarily a feeling of wanting to “have it all” as it is an ability to focus on the things that matter most to us. In the days … Read More

FLORIDA TODAY EDGE Blog: Helping Others, Helping the Community

Posted by on Monday, September 12th, 2016 and is filed under .

As a single mother of three daughters, I have to admit my energy and enthusiasm for taking on any more responsibilities is at absolute zero. But, there’s a core of nonprofits in Brevard County doing important work who are dependent on overworked people like yourselves to pitch in every once in awhile. I know this, because I run one of … Read More

FLORIDA TODAY EDGE Blog: Education VS Inequality

Posted by on Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 and is filed under .

I raise up my voice not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard.” -Malala Yousafzai It has been said that in the fight against inequality your greatest weapon is an education. I find this saying to hold true no matter the form that inequality takes; from socioeconomic, to civil rights, to women’s … Read More

FLORIDA TODAY EDGE Blog: Power of the People

Posted by on Monday, August 29th, 2016 and is filed under .

“By voting, we add our voice to the chorus that forms opinions and the basis for actions.”                                                                               – Secretary General of … Read More

FLORIDA TODAY EDGE Blog: The Power of Collaboration

Posted by on Monday, August 22nd, 2016 and is filed under .

“Two heads are better than one.” I know the old maxims are cliche, but they stick with us for hundreds of years for a reason; because they tend to be true. But not always in the the way we’re expecting. One of the unexpected benefits of collaborating with others is self awareness. Collaboration brings to light what each team member’s … Read More

FLORIDA TODAY EDGE Blog: Lemons to Lemonade

Posted by on Monday, August 15th, 2016 and is filed under .

There’s an old adage we’ve all heard countless times, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”  The lesson generally intended here being that you have to take the bitter life sends your way and turn it into something sweet. And what’s a great word to describe a person who’s able to take what challenges life throws at them and turn … Read More

FLORIDA TODAY EDGE Blog: The Importance of Public Speaking

Posted by on Monday, August 8th, 2016 and is filed under .

Whether you’re speaking at a regularly scheduled staff meeting, presenting a new idea to the board, or pitching a new client, the ability to stand in front of a group of people, small or large, and accurately explain your ideas, is a vital skill in today’s business environment. The true power of good public speaking comes in it’s ability to … Read More

FLORIDA TODAY EDGE BLOG: Workplace Gender Gap & How to Communicate

Posted by on Monday, August 1st, 2016 and is filed under .

It’s not uncommon these days that CEOs and leadership are of the millennial generation. As we know and continue to read, millennials communicate with each other and the world in a completely different way than the rest of us, and they are quite particular about the type of communication used. This should not be a hurdle that stands in either party’s way, … Read More