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Yesterday, I received this open letter from a well known disabled veteran in our community who wishes to remain anonymous, but would like to reach all of us. Please read, like and share his post as we quickly approach Veterans Day where we should honor all Veterans; especially those who continue to struggle… “An Open […]


  Today, the 911 Memorial in NYC is officially opening, Memorial Day is just around the corner and our seasoned Veterans who we should also be honoring are still finding the job market very difficult.   I’ve asked my friend Lois Fiorelli to comment on the plight of our seasoned Veterans from her first hand experience as my guest blogger. […]


Does your LinkedIn Profile resemble this mess…? How long has it been since you changed anything on your profile? Still connected to the same old people and the same old groups? How well is your LinkedIn Profile working for you? Here’s 5 Easy steps to improve your LinkedIn Profile… I Start off by writing an […]


Back on Friday, June 28th, Carol and I took advantage of JAXPORT’S monthly tour offering hosted by Joanne Kazmierski, JAXPORT’s manager of community outreach and environmental advocacy…pictured here with her assistant/intern, Keysi Rivera. One of the striking realizations we had throughout the tour is that JAXPORT is still in its infancy relative to the capacity of cargo and […]


Yesterday, I polled my over 600 Jacksonville LinkedIn 1st connections with this situation… There’s a question not often asked but is a real issue for many small business owners. Some of us are reaching a point in our businesses, where sales are anemic enough to consider working for someone else. What’s your advice for those […]


The EXP Slipases and Wedgeboxes we produced for Gartner Many of you know from my previous blog postings that Gartner, http://www.gartner.com is one of my most enduring customers… Since 1981, I’ve been producing information packaging for Gartner with affectionate names as G-2 Pouches, CIO  Academy Boot Camp binders, CIO Desk Reference Booklets, EXP Slip Cases… And now have the rare […]


Terry Roller received BFA and MFA degrees from the University of Tennessee. After teaching graphic design for six years at Eastern Illinois University, he came to Baylor where he has taught for thirty years. In addition to teaching, he is a freelance designer and an accomplished vocalist. Here’s Terry’s advice for this year’s college graduates […]


Since 1995, small businesses have generated 64 percent of new jobs, and paid 44 percent of the total United States private payroll, according to the SBA. http://smallbusiness.chron.com/important-small-businesses-local-economies-5251.html So…Why aren’t we spending time teaching entrepreneurship in schools? Here are some thoughts from a former law enforcement investigator and commander, now an independent business owner… The lack of […]


Appearing in a recent Jacksonville Times-Union article @ http://jacksonville.com/entertainment/food-and-dining/2012-11-16/story/goodbye-twinkies-hostess-shutting-down?cid=hp-mostcommented#ixzz2CTYOXJOR One response, begs the question…Are union workers shooting themselves in the foot? As 18,500 jobs will go by the way wayside, one would ask…How much do the union bosses make at the bakers union that represents the Hostess workers…an allied industry union boss, Joseph Henry of the […]


It’s the beginning of the 4th quarter…Do you know where your career is going? Take a lesson from Diana Miller…put some extra effort and energy  to start 2013 on the right foot! Diana Miller @ http://www.linkedin.com/in/dianamillercjc and  http://communityjobclub.org/ Diana and I recently connected on LinkedIn…She’s a wealth of information for those of us who are looking […]