Training & Development

Training & Development

Quint column: 10 skills to master as an entrepreneur

Here are the top 10 powerhouse skills every entrepreneur and small business owner should strive to master Read full story

Training & Development

Make customer service your mantra

70 percent of customers hit the road, not because of price or product quality issues, but because they did not like the human side of doing business with the provider

Delivering a great customer experience — especially in bad times — is critical to your own success and the success of your business or organization. Read full story

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Quint column: Battle back against lack of engagement

Engagement is fundamental to everything else. Without it, you don’t have the best solutions, you don’t build buy in and ultimately, people have no connection to the outcomes. Read full story

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Quint Column: What makes a good mentor

When you’re meeting with your mentor, or if you are just thinking about finding a mentor who can help you, these are some great benchmarks. Read full story

SCI Building

Photo Gallery: SCI building brainstorming

Nearly 200 people attended public input sessions on Sept. 20 to brainstorm ideas in design and function for the new Studer Community Institute building. Read full story

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Quint column: Why mentorship matters

Mentorship can be explained as a partnership between individuals to promote professional and career development. Read full story

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Quint column: Steer boards clear of conflicts of interest

Are there times when a board member can be involved in operations? Yes, but it's in a limited role. Read full story

CivicCon

CivicCon launches with a look at good growth in cities

Speaker series sponsored by Studer Community Institute and the Pensacola News Journal begins Sept. 26

Hear Charles Marohn in “Is Pensacola a Strong Town?” on Sept. 26 at the Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S. Jefferson St., in Pensacola. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the presentation begins at 6 p.m. You can register here. Read full story

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Entrecon: World class speakers and an opportunity to sharpen skills

Prior to EntreCon, it was hard to find a large scale business conference in our area, which meant not only paying the cost of attending a conference in a major city, but also the related travel expenses. Read full story

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Quint Column: It’s not bragging, it’s managing up

There is an art to getting comfortable with managing up the value of your own skills and the value of the products your business deals in. Mastering it can be great customer service. Read full story

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Quint Column: What venture capital firms look for

Anyone who has started a business knows that finding money is both critical and difficult. For the business to be successful, access to capital is vital. Read full story

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How can content marketing help find the voice of your business

Debbie Williams, co-founder of Sprout Content shares the power of content marketing to build a brand and a business with 150 attendees at Studer Community Institute's skills workshop at Pensacola Little Theatre. Read full story