FLORIDA TODAY EDGE Blog: Power of the People

“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

“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

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: Workplace Gender Gap & How to Communicate

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

Guest Blog: Encouraging Women to Run for Office is a First, Important Step

By Kathryn Rudloff I recently wrote a weVENTURE EDGE column on the importance of women being engaged in the political process. In that, I noted that women remain underrepresented in percentage of campaign donations, in the professional lobbying corps, and at all levels of elected office. Since that column ran, I have been asked, “How are we doing here in Brevard?” … Read More

FLORIDA TODAY EDGE BLOG: Did You Celebrate National Employee Wellbeing Month?

June is National Employee Wellbeing Month. Did you know that there is a direct correlation between employee morale and job performance? In addition to wanting your employees to be happy in their positions, this month gives you a good reason to focus on their overall health and wellbeing. This week’s weVENTURE FLORIDA TODAY EDGE columnist Kristin Woodling is a weVENTURE IGNITE 360 … Read More

weVENTURE Receives $5,000 in Funding from Bank of America

Donation Will Fund Scholarships for IGNITE 360® Business Mentoring Program MELBOURNE, FLA. (June 9. 2016) – weVENTURE Melbourne, a Central Florida-based organization launched at Florida Institute of Technology and focused on accelerating sustainable business growth for entrepreneurs, received $5,000 in funding from Bank of America to assist in providing partial scholarships for the weVENTURE IGNITE 360® Business Mentoring Program. weVENTURE’s … Read More

Competitive Women in the Workplace

  I was sitting amongst a group of local female leaders recently having a glass of wine and chatting about issues that affect us in our own businesses on a regular basis. The topic of women competing in the workplace came up, and memories of just about every corporate position I’ve ever held started flashing before my eyes. I used … Read More