Monthly Archives: July 2012

Suncoast Digital Press Plans Launch with Help From UEP

Jeff Orenstein has been writing his whole life. He’s worked as a communications manager, college professor and now serves as the publisher and editor of Living on the Suncoast magazine. “Writing comes naturally to me,” Jeff said of his literary … Continue reading

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Manatee Community Federal Credit Union Strives for Community Development

Cindy Barco jokes that she was “born” in the banking industry. The CEO of Manatee Community Federal Credit Union (MCFCU) started as a teller when she was 16 and never left. Now as MCFCU changes their strategic direction to focus … Continue reading

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Advice from an Obituary to Help You Look on the Bright Side

This was supposed to be a blog about if you should get an MBA, and how to do it. But when I googled “where to get a master’s degree” I came across a headline that mentioned a “hilarious obituary”. Sounds … Continue reading

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How Microbusinesses Can Save the Economy

Did you Know…? 80 percent of all businesses are considered “microbusinesses” which means they employ less than 10 employees. If one third of these businesses would hire an employee the country would have full employment. Business owners are worth 2.5 … Continue reading

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SCC Success Story: Marie Masferrer of Out of the Box Adventures

SCC client Marie Masferrer talks about how small business coaching helped her successfully open her own business.

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Tracy Knight of Knight Marketing Gained Focus with Help From UEP

At first Tracy Knight’s marketing firm was just a great stay-at-home job. “I didn’t want to drop my baby off at day care, so I was a freelance marketer and creative director,” she said. Now, 15 years later, Knight Marketing … Continue reading

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Five Entrepreneurs That Define America

One of the things that makes America great is that it seems custom built for the entrepreneur. Here you are free to start your own business, free to achieve great success and free to run the business into the ground. … Continue reading

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