2015 metro dashboard update shows room to grow

  • August 30, 2015
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   studer-community-institute
In updating the Pensacola Metro Dashboard, we found incremental progress on key issues — and lots of progress still to be made

Leadership tip: don’t generalize recognition

  • August 28, 2015
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   leadership,quint-studer,leadership-development
image of quint studer
I know we all want to be positive, but be careful not to make sweeping statements like “everybody’s going a great job.”

Tourism's wild revenue ride

  • August 28, 2015
  • /   Carlton Proctor
  • /   community-dashboard
This year, Pensacola tourism revenue is on track to top $9.5 million for the first time in the bed tax's two-decade long history.

For Joe Abston, success is all about the people around you

  • August 28, 2015
  • /   Mike Ensley
  • /   entrecon
Joe Abston always has been an entrepreneur, even as a 7-year-old at Navy Point Elementary.

Leadership tip: don't generalize recognition

  • August 28, 2015
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   video
I know we all want to be positive, but be careful not to make sweeping statements like "everybody's going a great job."

Graduation rate and school grade soar at Milton High School

  • August 27, 2015
  • /   Reggie Dogan
  • /   education,report-pensacola-metro-2014
Milton High School Prinicipal Mike Thorpe
By focusing on giving at-risk students more one-on-one help, Milton High School's leadership turned the school from a D in 2009 to an A in 2010.

Why imitating great ideas works

  • August 27, 2015
  • /   Rachael Gillette
  • /   training-development
Imitation of a good idea can be even more valuable than innovation. That is the premise of Oded Shenkar’s article, “Defend Your Research: Imitation is More Valuable Than Innovation.

Sunday beer sales could be key to keeping 'Tough Mudder'

  • August 27, 2015
  • /   Louis Cooper
  • /   economy
Keeping Tough Mudder's $6.1 million economic impact in Santa Rosa could mean making the way for Sunday beer sales for special events under one plan.

Baptist Hospital among 129 in the state being audited over contracts.

  • August 26, 2015
  • /   staff reports
  • /   community-dashboard
Baptist Hospital in Pensacola is among that 129 hospitals face audits related to Medicaid managed-care contracts according to a letter from Gov. Rick Scott.

Is your feedback a little backwards?

  • August 26, 2015
  • /   Kolleen Edwards Chesley
  • /   training-development
Although there are many schools of thought on leadership, one commonality is most leaders agree that providing and receiving feedback is essential to growth.