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Why Shop Small?

Why Shop Small?

Did you know that small businesses make up 99.9% of all businesses in the United States? Even though they make up the majority of businesses in the US, ownership of a small business isn’t easy. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 18 percent of businesses fail within their first
FAT Village, A Hidden Gem

FAT Village, A Hidden Gem

FAT Village is a hidden Gem local to Broward County. This vibrant, upbeat, and artistic area is home to local restaurants & innovative artists. Let’s take a few steps back.: Do we know what puts the FAT in FAT Village? Food, Art, & Technology! Now that we have gotten that
Boobie Queen

Boobie Queen

Every person I know has been affected by breast cancer in some way or another, whether it's a friend, colleague, or loved one. This month we are raising funds for The Bobbie Queen Co., a non-profit founded and operated by two times breast cancer survivor Whitney O’Connor. Whitney is dedicated
Color of the Year Retreat

Color of the Year Retreat

Flying down to Ft. Lauderdale to visit our SOFLO Southies is always the highlight of my year, but paired with Jewel Toned Interiors’ Annual Color of the Year Meeting - ya’ girl was in heaven! This year was only the second time I visited the brilliant Gems of JTI for
Fit 4 School | South Florida

Fit 4 School | South Florida

One of the things I was taught early in my career is the importance of giving back. In fact, my now business partner, Mike Thomas, created Fit4School over a decade ago at our Georgia headquarters.. We wanted to find a way to provide support to the community that had been
Lifting the Veil: Insight Into the Federal Reserve System

Lifting the Veil: Insight Into the Federal Reserve System

Inflation is top of mind for anyone, especially employers who want to keep their team intact. Last Tuesday, I had the honor of learning about our nation’s Federal Reserve System, specifically our region, the sixth district. I learned from Ginger Martin, a director at the Miami branch, as part of