Blog Entries

Jay Hart, a 30-year veteran of one of the largest Sheriff's agencies in Florida has spent the majority of his career in leadership positions and now, owns and operates two businesses out of Florida; and Gold Shield Industries LLC.

In his free time Jay likes to discuss some key traits of leaders, what it takes to be a leader in business, and provide some insight into the world of small businesses and scaling your business for growth. Jay also provides commentary on trending topics in the business world. Check out Jay's blog entries below!


As face-to face communication and socializing declines, so too has the level of engagement and connectedness within our communities. Even smaller communities, which tended to be tight knit, often have little interaction now...


Communities often lack a cohesive method of relaying important information between its members. This can prove dangerous when it comes to important events that need to be shared as quickly and accurately as possible...


The millennial generation, which covers people currently in their early-20s to late-30s, is on the cusp of taking over leadership positions in companies, in communities, and in society as a whole. Here is what we need to do to make sure they're prepared...

Preparing An Emergency Response Plan

Small communities need a targeted, robust and updated emergency response plan to deal with everything from natural disasters such as fires, floods, and earthquakes, to man-made emergencies such as chemical spills,, violence, and even terrorism...

Improving Workplace Communication

An unusual phenomenon is taking place across the work landscape in every field, sector, and industry: there is an excessive amount of superficial conversation taking place, but little effective communication. Explore how businesses can rectify this trend...

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Top 5 Struggles of Modern Day Start-Ups

Being a founder of a new business is both exciting and challenging. Whether a small business or a start-up, many factors need to be considered before a company’s opening day. Although small businesses and start-ups have the same humble beginnings as a venture idea, they differ in their founder’s intents and scalability...

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