Bet on yourself,” from my brother Ricky. Confidence and a personal commitment to making things happen are prerequisites for success in business.
Eddy Arriola, chairman, Apollo Bank
Prepare for the worst and expect the best!
Roslyn Artis, president, Florida Memorial University
Never miss a local story.
Always finish what you start. It sounds simple, but a lot of people don’t.
Ana-Marie Codina Barlick, CEO, Codina Partners
Invest your time doing what you do best and then hire top talent to complement your own skills.
Tere Blanca, CEO, Blanca Commercial Real Estate
You can’t fake or buy culture.
Daniel Cane, CEO, Modernizing Medicine
In business, you will fail, and it’s a necessary ingredient of finding the right formula for success. Don’t run away from failure; embrace it, learn from it and use it as leverage.
Fabiola Fleuranvil, CEO, Blueprint Creative
Stay the course!
Charlotte Gallogly, president, World Trade Center Miami
Never give up!! Just persevere.
Mike Jackson, chairman and CEO, Autonation
You can get everything in life you want if you help enough people get what they want.
Keith Koenig, president, City Furniture
Done is better than perfect. Aim to have something done at the 70-80% level, on time, versus waiting more time to have it perfect at 100%.
Jose Li, CEO, 71 lbs
Position, and the power that is attached to it, does not get you as far as building strong and positive working relationships. Always do the right thing and all else will fall into place.
Ana Lopez-Blazquez, CEO, Baptist Health Enterprises
Find the passion.
Bruce Orosz, president and CEO, ACT productions
Do something you love, follow your instincts, and stay true to your beliefs. It’s a recipe for happiness and sleeping well at night.
Lauren “Lolo” Reskin, owner, Sweat Records
Persistence pays off!
Maureen A. Shea, CEO, Right Management
My father told me that what is important is the people, not the deal.
John Sumberg, managing partner, Bilzin Sumberg
Always do what you tell the clients you will do. Never promise something you cannot deliver.
Teresa Weintraub, president and CEO, Fiduciary Trust International of the South