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Small Business Saturday?? No thank you…Let’s look at this differently; Small Small Everyday

Take a moment to imagine Lakeland without any of our small, local businesses. Take away the Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, and those breaking out of the standard mold of a typical job. Think about our Downtown without our beloved coffee shops, salons, spas, boutique clothing stores, antique & consignment shops, restaurants, bars, the Farmer’s Market, our […]


Guest Post: Permission Marketing in Networking

Contributed by Jay Clouse  Unreal Collective | Columbus, OH I receive Jay’s daily email. We were in altMBA12 together. There’s been a connection since we first met this summer. Today’s post was perfect and articulates perfectly how I have approached networking. I hope you enjoy this guest post from a fellow Seth Godin fan. Originally […]


Guest Post: The Legacy of Music

Contributed by Mark Parker  Owner, Bella Visage | Lakeland, FL Music It moves the heart and stimulates the brain. It can soothe or frustrate the spirit. It frees the mind and it grabs you! Music is a part of our lives from birth till death. We listen when we shower, when we eat, when we […]

Re-discovering Passion

By Sarah Keener Tonight, I had an incredible opportunity to attend a fundraising dinner for a local non-profit which is a community of believers, walking with the homeless.  Gospel, Inc is a grassroots organization where the volunteers and leaders are right out there, befriending the homeless of our amazing city. I’ve been to these dinners […]