New Year's Resolutions

Local Business Leaders Share Their Goals for 2016

It’s the New Year, time for resolutions and self-improvement in business and life.

01/11/2016 By Susan Burns

Corporate Culture

How to Create a Great Place to Work

Larry Face gets to the heart of what motivates your workers.

01/11/2016 By Lori Johnston

My New Hometown

Why I Moved to Sarasota: Zoologist Diane Ledder

Zoologist Diane Ledder explores Sarasota's natural wonders.

01/01/2016 By Ilene Denton


Bradenton Blues Festival Kicks Off on Saturday

In addition to an all-star lineup of musicians, photographer Joseph A. Rosen will be selling and signing copies of his new book, Blues Hands.

12/04/2015 By Megan McDonald


Planned Parenthood's Barbara Zdravecky Gears Up for Battle

With Planned Parenthood under renewed fire, regional leader Barbara Zdravecky gears up for another contentious battle.

10/30/2015 By Kim Hackett


Off the Clock: Good Sport, Dr. Daniel Lamar

DR. DANIEL LAMAR of Coastal Orthopedics is aiming for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as team physician for the U.S. men’s soccer team.

10/30/2015 By Ilene Denton


Resurrection Man, Ed Burr

Jacksonville’s Ed Burr promises to bring the Sarasota Quay back to life.

10/30/2015 By David Ball

Movers & Shakers

People to Watch 2015

Biz(941)'s People to Watch lists the newest up-and-comers and movers-and-shakers in Sarasota-Manatee.

10/30/2015 By Susan Burns Photography by Barbara Banks


Business Class: Give an Experience

Stylist Jackie Rogers shows us the best holiday gifts for the executive in your life, and where to find them in Sarasota.

10/29/2015 By Jackie Rogers


Biz Rules: Freelancer or Employee?

In this issue, Biz Rules looks at the Department of Labor's updated definitions of full-time employees versus freelancers.

10/29/2015 By Chelsey Lucas


Innovator: Mark Dickson

Mark Dickson, founder and CEO of, shares how he's changing the real estate game.

10/29/2015 By Chelsey Lucas


Off the Clock: Bob Arello

Hydrograss Technologies CEO Bob Arello is a world-class heavyweight master thrower.

09/04/2015 By Ilene Denton Photography by Barbara Banks


What I've Learned: Irwin Starr

Retired media executive and Sarasota resident Irwin Starr shares his wisdom.

09/04/2015 By Kim Hackett

HR Corner

What You Need to Know About Flextime Scheduling

Jean Juchnowicz, owner of Human Resources Simplified, explains the ins and outs of flextime scheduling.

09/04/2015 By Chelsey Lucas


The CEO: Raising the Bar

John Horne, CEO of Bradenton's Anna Maria Oyster Bar, shares a peek at his pearl of a business.

09/04/2015 By David Ball Photography by Salvatore Brancifort

Eat This Now

Biz Bites: The Lovin' Spoonfull

Sarasota's Lovin' Spoonfull diner offers uncomplicated, good food.

09/03/2015 By Chelsey Lucas


Business Class

Stylist extraordinaire Jackie Rogers shows us the latest time pieces that offer value and style.

09/03/2015 By Chelsey Lucas


Drawing Board

Sarasota is expecting to have upwards of 900 new hotel rooms available in the next 18 months.

09/03/2015 By Chelsey Lucas


Innovator: Nadine Noky

Venice resident and former military woman Nadine Noky wanted fashion to show her veteran pride, so she founded Lady Brigade for female vets.

09/03/2015 By Chelsey Lucas


Seafood Shack Hosts Coastal Collaboration Dinner on Sept. 2

The dinner will feature a four-course meal by Manatee County chefs and a reading and Q&A, moderated by Sarasota Magazine web editor Megan McDonald, with author Vanessa LaFaye on the 80th anniversary of the Labor Day hurricane of 1935.

08/25/2015 By Megan McDonald