Entrecon: World class speakers and an opportunity to sharpen skills


  • September 6, 2017
  • /   Rachael Gillette
  • /   training-development
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.

PYP Quality of Life survey 2017


  • September 6, 2017
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   economy
More people in Escambia County and in the City of Pensacola feel that things are heading in the right direction than they did last year — and there more room for improvement.

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


  • September 6, 2017
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   training-development,quint-studer
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.

The power and promise of mentoring


  • September 5, 2017
  • /   Reggie Dogan
  • /   education
In creating a mentoring program from scratch, it is encouraging to know that other people in other places have taken that important step for us to follow.

You've got to be carefully taught


  • September 1, 2017
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   education
Now an article in the journal Scientific American says as early as age 12 months, children understand the concept of fairness. And they don't like it when other kids get short-shrift.

Quint Column: What venture capital firms look for


  • August 30, 2017
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   training-development,quint-studer
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.

Mentoring builds better people and stronger community


  • August 28, 2017
  • /   Reggie Dogan
  • /   education
Mentors can help encourage positive choices, promote high self-esteem, support educational achievement and introduce new, life-building and life-changing ideas.

Journal urges pediatricians to advocate for strong early learning


  • August 25, 2017
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
Bringing pediatricians into the effort to create an Early Learning City is a key next step in that campaign's evolution.

How can content marketing help find the voice of your business


  • August 24, 2017
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   training-development
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.

Quint Column: An issue of will or skill?


  • August 23, 2017
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   quint studer,training-development
When looking at an employee’s performance, it’s not enough to analyze where someone is falling short on performance. Dig deeper: Is the lack of performance because of will or because of skill?