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Awards show Warren Henry commitment to employee satisfaction

Larry Zinn is going to need a new shelf over at Warren Henry Infiniti, Jaguar, and Fisker. The dealership just earned a few more awards for excellence – this time from the folks at Automotive News. Out of some 18,000 eligible dealerships nationwide, Warren Henry took top honors as one of the best dealerships to work for. Specifically, Land Rover …

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UHealth’s Ince takes aim at tumor stem cells

I’m certainly no doctor, but I still get a little excited when I hear about potential medical breakthroughs from cutting-edge research. Our sponsor, UHealth, is a leader in that kind of research. One of their best, Dr. Tan A. Ince, M.D., Ph.D., came on the show recently to share a few highlights from his investigation into the behavior of breast …

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Initiative improves odds of college athletic scholarships

Terek Maddox knows a thing or two about the athletics business. After all, he trains Frank Gore of the San Francisco 49ers and Miami Dolphins running back Lamar Miller. He also teaches exercise science and strength and conditioning at his firm, ESPA Training, Inc., where a number of his clients are high school athletes with good prospects for college athletic …

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Institutional capital pro likes Miami investment climate

Where commercial real estate investment is concerned, Miami’s time has come. That was the conclusion of my recent guest Jean-Louis Guinchard, a Senior Managing Principal of Silver Portal Capital LLC in San Diego. He was in town recently to scout opportunities for the firm’s clients, and he was impressed by what he saw. “I’ve been in Miami for a couple …

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Expert weighs in on social media for business

John Mahoney is a social media guru. He lives and breathes this stuff. In fact, when he came to the studio recently for an interview, he used the Lyft app to find a ride from South Beach to Sweetwater. He made the trip in style – riding in a smokin’ hot 2014 Dodge Ram. The driver even provide water, mints …

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CCIM Miami joins Fried On Business

We have a new addition to the Fried On Business team. We are delighted to welcome the Florida CCIM Miami District aboard, and we look forward to enjoying their expert perspective on the commercial real estate market. I had a few CCIM heavy-hitters on the show recently to talk about the organization and the impact it has had on their …

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Mid-level careers are vital to economic recovery

I recently read the following survey results reported in the Wall Street Journal: – Total employment has risen every month for more than 4 years. – Only 21% of Americans rate the current economic conditions as “excellent.” – More than 5 years after the official end of the recession, only 21% of Americans thought the recession ended. – In 2013, …

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BNI’s Ivan Misner says focus builds networks

When I go to a networking event, I get really charged up. Some might even say I get filled with nervous energy … call it pre-traumatic stress syndrome. Yes, even I can get nervous before an important networking event. It’s anticipatory energy. I turn it into a positive. I get all fired up when I meet people face-to-face. It is …

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South Florida real estate market reaching escape velocity

When I think about the commercial real estate business cycle – and where we are in it today – the words “zero gravity” come to mind. Everything seems to be levitating – investor interest, prices, financing, you name it. Now, I’m not sure if we’re at the top of this cycle or not, but “zero gravity” is giving way to …

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Glover shares plan to take UF to preeminence

I’m a Florida Gator – through and through. I graduated from the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration in ’82 and earned my MBA there in ’84. I’m a member of the UF Foundation and a lifetime member of the Alumni Association. I’m also on the Advisory Board for the Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies. It’s safe …

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