Greater Daytona Region
May 2021

EVOLVE Business & Entrepreneur Magazine

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Risk & Reward: Daytona Beach-based Insurer Focuses on Growth As Key to Longevity

“Grow or die” has been a business mantra for a long time. And from the pace of merger and acquisition activity in 2021, it remains a staple of the business landscape. For Charlie Lydecker, the CEO of Foundation Risk Partners, it is an essential ingredient in the company’s success. But it’s not about getting bigger, it’s about getting better.

No Mean Trick: Daytona Magic Finds Secret for Success

It’s not sleight of hand that kept Harry Allen in business for more than a half century.

While magicians are known for keeping secrets, Allen, owner of Daytona Magic, said building a business that lasts is no trick, just dedication.

Beating the Odds – Building a Business that Lasts

No one starts a business thinking it will fail, yet according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 50% will fail by the 5th year. Let’s outline what it takes to create and grow a business that lasts.

Success Runs in the Family: Building a
Generational Business

“We know for a fact that if you treat everybody as fairly and ethically as you possibly can, it makes all the difference in the world. Not only does it lead to repeat business and loyalty, it leads us to longevity. It’s what keeps us in business.”

Start Up to C-Suite Business Assistance Can Make All
The Difference

Whether you are just starting a business and are focused on building a solid foundation or you are an established business owner looking to take your business to the next level, good advice can be worth its weight in gold.

Built to Last: A Q&A with the Experts

John Ferguson, a Partner with Cobb Cole, and Suszanne Forbes, CPA and Managing Partner at James Moore & Co., talk about the financial and legal considerations of building a business that lasts.

Building a Business that Lasts? Succession Planning is Key.

The future-focused practice of identifying the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform certain functions and then developing a plan to prepare multiple individuals to potentially perform those functions.

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