[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] In the spirit of Thanksgiving, let’s explore the three parts of leadership. Hint: Showing appreciation can drastically affect your bottom line. Part One A person’s name is the most powerful sound in every language. Great leaders know that using people’s...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] As is the case with any kind of interaction, salespeople have a distinct advantage when they can tap good and reliable intelligence. Here’s a potential problem: Not gathering enough accurate intelligence about prospects. As a result, pipelines...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] At the September Executive Roundtable, moderator Alex Freund, president and chief information officer of 4IT, kept things lively when he sprinkled the conversation with quotes by famous business folks and asked the audience to guess who said...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Albert Santalo, founder and CEO of 8base, is a computer scientist, internet entrepreneur and angel investor with experience in high-growth, venture-backed technology companies. His passion is designing products and building companies that disrupt traditional business models. 8base,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Photography by Evelyn Suarez Health care costs are taking up 19 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product, but innovative companies in South Florida are trying to change that. SFBW’s “Innovative Solutions in Health Care” event featured a leader...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Photography by Cristian Lazzari/Miami-Dade College SFBW was the media partner for the September CEO Leadership Forum at Miami Dade College. Among the key topics were sales organization and how to avoid failure. For information on the forums, visit...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Powered by: SFBW hosted a breakfast roundtable to augment this month’s community banks list, featuring thought leaders from across the region. Editor-in-Chief Kevin Gale moderated the discussion, which was hosted by and held at technology company The SilverLogic’s headquarters...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Powered by:   Compiled by Gilberto Medina, Research Director South Florida’s leading community banks are represented on the list that follows. The list is ranked by total assets as of June 30, 2018. The 2018 Q2 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Antony Slumbers is a self-proclaimed evangelist. Of sorts. What he is preaching might alarm office landlords: “The traditional office is dead. Long live the ‘imaginarium.’ ” To survive, office landlords must shift their model and mindset to provide “space...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] BAC Florida Bank isn’t resting on its reputation as a five-star bank even as it celebrates 45 years in business. The bank is expanding its domestic division after appointing Gonzalo A. Acevedo as the division head for the...