Field Guide

How to Succeed in Business

Female execs share the secrets of their success.

06/15/2015 Photography by Barbara Banks By Kim Hackett


Innovator: Pat McDonald

Director of Data Science Pat McDonald tells Biz(941) about New College of Florida's first Masters program.

02/03/2015 By Chelsey Lucas


Biz Rules: Educate Your Employees About ACA Now

Small businesses: Educate your employees about the Affordable Care Act now by watching how the big companies handle the new legislation in 2015.

02/03/2015 By Chelsey Lucas


Five Questions: Peter Diamandis

Peter Diamandis fills us in on entrepreneurship.

02/03/2015 By Susan Burns


Biz Bites: Café in the Park

Café in the Park is a picnic in downtown Sarasota.

02/03/2015 By Chelsey Lucas


You Invented What?

Innovators and their inventions turn luctrative business.

02/03/2015 By David Ball



Looking for inspiration for that next big venture? Top execs reveal some of their game-changing moments in "Aha!"

02/03/2015 By Lori Johnston


The Whimsy Business

Marietta Lee has invested millions in a fanciful museum that’s brought a feel-good vibe to the North Trail.

02/03/2015 By Tony D'Souza



Though he keeps a low local profile, Manatee's Jeff Berry represents some of the biggest names in Major League Baseball.

02/03/2015 By Hannah Wallace


Tourism Beat: Checking In

How will downtown Sarasota's new hotels impact the market?

02/03/2015 By Cooper Levey-Baker


HR Corner: Improve Your Hiring Etiquette

Conducting a good job interview is essential to finding good employees, advises Pat Mathews.

02/03/2015 By Chelsey Lucas


Financial Intelligence: A Tax Valentine

How to make your accountant love you, and save money, too.

02/03/2015 By Lori Johnston


Off the Clock: Stephen Fancher, Piano Man

Financial adviser Stephen Fancher stays in tune.

02/03/2015 By Ilene Denton


The List: Falling Short

Average annual wages in Sarasota and U.S., 2013.

02/02/2015 By Susan Burns

Best Restaurants

Sarasota's Best Restaurants

Our panel of judges picks out Sarasota's top 20 best restaurants.

01/29/2015 By Marsha Fottler


2015 Unity Award Winners: Champions of Diversity

Meet our 2015 Champions of Diversity.

12/31/2014 By Chelsey Lucas


The Best Financial Advice I Ever Received

Nine money-savvy locals share guiding principles for success.

12/31/2014 By Lori Johnston


Now Try This

How executive coaches inspired three local professionals.

12/31/2014 By David Ball


What I've Learned: Jay Vandroff, Yarnall Moving and Storage

What I've Learned: Jay Vandroff shares his wisdom

12/31/2014 By Kim Hackett


Where to Find Sarasota's Best Coffee

Our java judges sip, slurp and tell.

12/30/2014 By Megan McDonald