What’s in a name? For early brain growth, a lot it turns out


  • December 13, 2017
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCHERS FIND BOOKS THAT GIVE CHARACTERS SPECIFIC NAMES MAY HELP BOOST BRAIN ACTIVITY IN 6-12-MONTH OLD

Quint’s Column: Take a technology break


  • December 13, 2017
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   quint-studer,training-development
picture of an iphone
Need a break from technology? It is OK to take one. In fact, it may be good for you and others.

SCI Lunch and Learn on sexual harassment coming in January


  • December 11, 2017
  • /   Rachael Gillette
  • /   training-development
Amie Remington
With almost daily headlines about people accused of harassing their coworkers, this subject is top of mind for many of us.

Identifying the positive traits of great bosses


  • December 6, 2017
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   quint-studer,training-development
My goal is to point out certain aspects of actions that show a good leadership characteristic.

Dan Heath closes EntreCon 2017 on “The Power of Moments”


  • November 16, 2017
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   entrecon,training-development
Author Dan Heath delivered the closing keynote at EntreCon 2017 on Nov. 15.

EntreCon 2017: Leadership insights


  • November 15, 2017
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   entrecon,training-development
Day Two of EntreCon Pensacola kicked off with a lot of talk about what it means to be a leader.

EntreCon 2017: Build, Grow, Lead, Develop


  • November 14, 2017
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   entrecon,training-development
EntreCon 2017 kicked off Nov. 14 with speakers who preached the power of employee engagement to strengthen and sustain a business — and cautionary tales about how its absence can leave a workplace DOA.

EntreCon 2017 Venue Map


  • November 13, 2017
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   training-development,entrecon

LENA uses power of words to build babies’ brains


  • November 13, 2017
  • /   Reggie Dogan
  • /   education
Parents Have the Power! That’s what LENA Start reminds parents at the end of each session of the 13-week program designed to increase adult talk with children and conversational turns.

EntreCon Award winners for 2017


  • November 12, 2017
  • /    Shannon Nickinson
  • /   training-development,entrecon
The second annual EntreCon Awards are a high point of the annual business and leadership development conference hosted by Studer Community Institute.