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PART II: “We don’t take shortcuts” — and other leadership lessons from Dabo Swinney

COVER STORY | [VIDEO] Part II of our exclusive leadership-focused Q&A with Swinney explores his impact on university culture & identity; a possible relation of leadership capabilities to athletic skill; video and more.

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For Clemson’s Dabo Swinney, “All In” is not just a slogan – it’s a leadership philosophy

COVER STORY | [VIDEO] For Swinney, "All In" is a leadership philosophy that has forged a winning team. Read Part I of our exclusive interview, & watch the video to hear lessons in leadership from Swinney himself.

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Harris Teeter coming to Augusta Road

REAL ESTATE | The grocer is re-entering the Upstate market with a new store planned for a renovated Lewis Plaza.

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PART II: Furman’s new president shares more of her leadership methodology

COVER STORY | "Be a leader by influence and not title" -- plus other lessons in leadership Furman's Elizabeth Davis has learned along the way and shares in Part II of our exclusive Q&A.

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Strength in numbers: Furman’s president examines the variables of good leadership

COVER STORY | Furman’s 12th – and first female – president brings unique perspective to her new leadership role, and shares some of her management insights in Part I of our exclusive Q&A.

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Who’s next for Who’s Who?

PROFILE | Meet the panel of community leaders who will help UBJ recognize its second group of game-changers

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Tempers, tears and friendships

COVER STORY | Larry Peppers’ SimSoc exercise has given a reality check to thousands of leaders in Greenville and beyond

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November unemployment rate stays the same in SC

BREAKING NEWS | The unemployment rate in South Carolina stayed at 6.7 percent in November, according to a report released today by the Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW).

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Business Education Summit

More than 100 business and education leaders attended the Greenville Business Education Summit held at the University Center's auditorium. Keep Reading Business Education Summit
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THEN & NOW | Ford’s Oyster House

The building known as the West End's "skyscraper" was constructed in 1916 to meet the growing demand for cars in Greenville. Today the building is home to Ford's Oyster House. Keep Reading THEN & NOW | Ford’s Oyster House
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QUARTERLIES | Delta Apparel, Inc

It’s been a year of ups and, mostly, downs. Weak demand for undecorated T-shirts caused a dip in sales, the company says, while sales of decorated apparel grew and are expected to keep growing in FY 2015. A second branded eatery, Salt Life Food Shack, opened in April in St. Augustine, Fla., and the company says so far, so good. Keep Reading QUARTERLIES | Delta Apparel, Inc
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Haley concerned about Giti Tire tariff hike

S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley came to the defense of Singaporean manufacturer Giti Tire by sending a letter to the U.S. Commerce Department, saying newly imposed import tariffs will hurt the company’s competitive advantage. Keep Reading Haley concerned about Giti Tire tariff hike
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$212M Douthit Hills project in Clemson launches

Construction began this week on the $212 million Douthit Hills complex at Clemson University. Located at the east Highway 93 entrance to the campus, the pedestrian-oriented, mixed-use development will provide housing, dining, recreation and parking. Keep Reading $212M Douthit Hills project in Clemson launches
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Building the team that fills the gaps

Self-confidence is a required ingredient for successful entrepreneurship. By their very nature, entrepreneurs must have a strong belief in themselves and their ideas in order to sell their new venture to investors, customers, team members and the world. Their ability to get others on board is dependent in large part on their own belief in themselves and their sincerity and authenticity in convincing others to join their movement. Keep Reading Building the team that fills the gaps
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What the Sony hack should be teaching us

Back in the day, you might have occasionally seen “Put clever caption here” appearing under a photo in the paper or, sometimes, something far more embarrassing. The recent Sony hack – resulting in thousands of financial documents and memos from the entertainment giant being made public – while having some entertaining moments, is an object lesson in the large amount that is wrong with the app we love to hate: email. Keep Reading What the Sony hack should be teaching us