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Join Institute CEO Jamie Grooms and guest presenters for a two-day course on how to become a successful entrepreneur and what it means to be strategic. Attendees will learn how to define challenges, distinguish between strategies and tactics, identify stakeholders, and participate in hands on activities that promote good leadership and successful company growth. For more details and registration contact sanela.music@florida-institute.com.   

 

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The Center for Innovation and Economic Development (CIED) was home to a unique new speaker series this week, launched by local 11th-grader Delaney Rua, focused on Women in Technology for an audience of local high school girls.  Delaney was selected in 2014 as an #include Fellow by Stanford's SHE++, an organization devoted to inspiring young girls to pursue and excel in technology industries.  As part of that Fellowship, Delaney created two initiatives of her own to help inspire other local girls: 1) launching this Women in Technology Spring Speaker Series and 2) developing The Ultimate Women in Tech Video App, to collect and share…See More
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***** Get your tickets now *****About OwnforceOwnforce.com is where businesses and individuals get work done. It is a one-stop shop of talent, resources and services for companies and people to connect and seamlessly contract to get work done while advancing their business and simplifying their lives.As a task pro can promote your skills, experience and services in the OwnForce Marketplace to task owners who need work done.  Through an integrated and comprehensive platform of business services ranging from payroll and health insurance to marketing and business development, OwnForce helps established businesses grow and inspires and empowers new and existing entrepreneurs.About Angela Pate, Founder, OwnForceAngela’s vast experience in various industries includes technology and commercial construction building systems with extensive knowledge in the areas of software development; finance, business intelligence…See More
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Women in Tech Spring Speaker Series Kicks Off!

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What’s So Important About Job Descriptions?

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