August 13, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Air Force buddies reunite after 50 years with a little help from social media

“In Our Youth Our Hearts Were Touched With Fire" — Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. More...

Providing a safe place: Investing in staff yields exponential rewards

Getting the people who report to you to contribute more to your organization as you establish stronger talent retention must cost a pretty penny, right? Not really, says corporate coach Maxine Attong. More...

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BEHIND THE WHEEL

You don’t need to be a millionaire to enjoy a racetrack

It’s no good owning a 180 mph sports car if it spends its whole life in 35 mph traffic. You probably bought a car with low-profile tires, a turbocharger, or other performance features that just languish during commuting. More...

Letting go of your ego

Humility playing a growing role in business success

Not so long ago, our culture really (really) admired people with big egos. We called them rugged individualists, fearless leaders, MVPs, visionaries and go-getters. More...

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Local women’s Realtor organization helps Florida’s foster kids

This week, I’m spotlighting a national organization working for the greater good.  More...

Summer soakers spawn mushrooming mushroom population

A number of ancient cultures believed that mushrooms were created by thunderbolts.  One look at a Florida yard after several weeks of almost non-stop rain would lead one to believe our distant ancestors may not have been that far off the mark.& More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

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Perfect Caper’s Jeanie Roland did, indeed, ‘Beat Bobby Flay’

World-famous chef Bobby Flay challenged Punta Gorda chef Jeanie Roland to bring her best dish to the table on the Food Network’s popular program “Beat Bobby Flay.” Ms. Roland did, and she won, besting Mr. More...

Real Estate News

What $1 million will buy in Southwest Florida

3651 Turtle Dove Blvd., Punta Gorda You will be impressed from the minute you walk through the front doors of this TowlesCorp mansion built in 2007. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

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Swapping faces with the famous, with Sleeveface and Bookface

URGED TO THINK OUTSIDE FOR outside the square, YEARS, WE’VE BEEN to think Two DJs in Wales decided an Internet trend of Sleevefacing. More...

Florida Weekly Writing Challenge seeks your glorious works of fiction once again

“Take away the art of writing from this world, and you will probably take away its glory.”  More...

ARTISTS AMONG US

Karol B. Wyckoff

What is your medium of choice?  Watercolor.  Tell us about your background.   More...