Grow Your Business by Hiring Nurturing Leaders

Many of us unconsciously believe that women in leadership roles should be like men—whether we will admit this or not. Certainly, this view has gained support in research of successful leaders: those females who have characteristics traditionally attributed to males (i.e., competitive, ambitious, assertive, task versus interpersonally orientated, secure in holding power and authority over others) will be perceived as more effective than women who do not have these traits. In fact, some studies suggest that professional women who are nurturing and cooperative (what are called “stereotypic feminine traits”) will be perceived in the “dog-eat-dog” man’s world as incompetent.


The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Exploring Merger to Increase Member Benefits

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce today announced they are exploring a merger designed to provide more benefits and increase value for members. A memorandum of understanding was signed by the executive committees of each group earlier this week.

“This as a great opportunity to provide even better service, leadership and value for businesses throughout South Florida while allowing us to operate more cost effectively for our members,” said Christine Barney, chair of Greater Miami Chamber and CEO of rbb Communications. “The Greater Miami Chamber has always been a regional chamber serving Palm Beach to the Keys, and there are many issues that are more effectively addressed with a regional approach.”


Allied Kitchen & Bath to Open Second Showroom in Downtown Oakland Park's Culinary Arts District

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Allied Kitchen & Bath, South Florida’s leading retailer of custom kitchens, baths and complete home remodeling, is pleased to announce that it will be expanding its reach by opening a second showroom in Downtown Oakland Park, Florida. Scheduled to open on April 22nd, Allied Kitchen & Bath newly designed 20,000-square-foot space is located at 3484 NE 12th Avenue in the Downtown Oakland Park Culinary Arts District.


PARAMOUNT Fort Lauderdale Beach Begins Vertical Construction

FORT LAUDERDALE BEACH, Fl -- Fort Lauderdale Beach is getting closer to welcoming its first true luxury residential high-rise condominium on the beach in a decade as PARAMOUNT Fort Lauderdale Beach goes vertical. The 18-story luxury tower has laid the foundation for its robotic parking garage and has poured up to its third floor of development, as the building continues to near its official debut in early 2017.


Broward College Announces Additions to Marketing and Communications Team

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fl – Broward College is pleased to announce Daniela Circonciso has been promoted to Director of Marketing from her previous role as Assistant Director of Digital Marketing & Social Media Strategy.  The College is also happy to announce Lesli Cartaya Franco and Jennifer Silverio has been hired to join its marketing and communications department. Franco will serve as the college’s new Director of Communications and Silverio will be taking on the role of Director of Creative and New Media. 

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