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SPx Episode 41: David Romine CEO and Co-Founder of AgileThought

On this episode of SPx, Joe and Ashley host AgileThought CEO, David Romine. Since founding AgileThought in 2004, Romine and his partners have grown the business exponentially. Headquartered in Tampa, the company has expanded to Orlando, and most recently to Atlanta, Georgia.

Romine talks endings and new beginnings in founding AgileThought out of the settled ashes of Arthur Anderson. He shares the importance of discerning one's professional strengths, shares the origins of AgileThought; talks agile methodology in all business aspects, and the role of self-awareness in work.

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Social media somewhat less than bullish on new USF logo

University of South Florida System president Judy Genshaft announced a change in branding during her fall address Wednesday at the Marshall Student Center, and a round of cheers went up as the school’s new academic logo was unveiled: A proud gold bull, next to similarly-tinted “USF” lettering, against a background of forest green

“Do you love it?” she asked.

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Affordable housing a major focus of Trop redevelopment plan

After the Tampa Bay Rays move out of the Tropicana Field site, who will be able to afford to move in?

Thursday at City Hall, St. Petersburg City Council addressed that question and others at a Committee of the Whole meeting. The 85-acre Tropicana Field redevelopment site will include both market-rate and more affordable workforce housing, the latter of which City Council members focused on on Thursday.

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How I Built This, WeWork: Miguel McKelvey

In 2007, architect Miguel McKelvey convinced his friend Adam Neumann to share an office space in Brooklyn.

Today, WeWork has created a "community of creators" valued at nearly $16 billion.

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The Hustle

Jon Dengler (WellBuilt Bikes)

To support their vision, The Well created their first social enterprise, WellBuilt Bikes, which refurbishes and sells bicycles. The profit from these bikes goes directly into their "earn a bike" program, which provides bikes for the poor in turn for community service.

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Nielsen

For nearly a century, Nielsen has set the standard for market research and data analytics.

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The Shuffle

Dr. Martin Tadlock
USFSP

Patrick Worsham
Tierra Nueva Fine Cocoa

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Jeff Alagood
AgileThought

Focus: Coffee

The 7 Ways Coffee Makes You Smarter, Faster, Better

Coffee doesn't just make you healthier. It's also a "super serum" that massively improves performance.

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ACUMEN: Data Culture

Why data culture matters [McKinsey]

Organizational culture can accelerate the application of analytics, amplify its power, and steer companies away from risky outcomes. Here are seven principles that underpin a healthy data culture.

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