Area Business Leader Releases New Coaching Books
John Spence, corporate trainer and executive coach who was recently voted one of the Top 100 Business Thought Leaders in America, recently released two new e-books available on Amazon.
“Letters to a CEO” is a compilation of key letters that Spence has sent to his clients — who include both startups and international businesspeople — so that readers always can have a business coach by their side.
“Strategies for Success” teaches readers how to make life plans that produce more success, more happiness and more joy throughout all parts of their lives.
For more information, see www.johnspence.com.
Local Expert Speaks at IIM Calcutta Seventh Annual International Entrepreneurship Summit
On Feb. 22, the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta hosted its seventh e-summit event featuring visionaries and globally renowned entrepreneurs, including Business columnist and area resident, John Spence, who is recognized as one of the top 100 business thought leaders in America by Trust Across America.
The theme of this year’s event was “2014: The Year of the Entrepreneur,” an allusion to the widely accepted idea that now more than ever before, entrepreneurship is encouraged and viewed as a means of “transforming dreams to reality.”
In addition to Spence, international speakers, who joined the discussion from five different time zones, included Gautam Mago, director of Sequoia Capital, and Kiran Mani, Google’s director of global business.
Progress Corporate Park Becomes Progress Park
In a change meant to reflect a new renewed opportunity for growth and development, Alachua-based Progress Corporate Park announced a rebranding to Progress Park.
After more than 25 years of medical and biotechnology research, the area’s consumers felt it needed a modern look to represent both its past success and future “rebirth.”
“There is a rare sense of community among the companies in this park which makes it a great place to do business,” said Patti Breedlove, director of the Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator.