The Biz: WriteMind Institute: a refuge for working folk

There’s work done to collect a paycheck, and there’s work done to improve as a person. For writer/entrepreneur/Zen practitioner Jonathon Flaum, those two goals intersect, one serving as the setting for the other. Work as refuge: The WriteMind Institute for Corporate Contemplation offers leadership workshops and retreats for businesses. The Lexington Avenue location also includes […]

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Asheville-based software company Jute Networks formally launched Jute, its Web-based platform aimed at helping people network and collaborate on projects, at the March 24 InnoVenture conference in Greenville, S.C. The launch: Jute Networks CEO John Warner announced the launch of Jute, a Web-based software tool promoting project collaboration, at the March 24 InnoVenture conference in […]

The Biz: WNC business briefs

Asheville Chamber Legislative Luncheon Friday, Feb. 20: With the economy down the drain, local businesses are seeking all the help they can get from the state Legislature. The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Legislative Luncheon Friday, Feb. 20, to brief members on a state-government wish list compiled by the Chamber’s Governmental […]

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Speed-Networking For Creative Pros This Thursday, Feb. 12: Asheville HATCHfest, a multidisciplinary arts festival that will come to the city in April, will host an event Thursday, Feb. 12, that’s geared toward both raising funds for the festival and connecting creative professionals—on the quick. “Speed Networking for Creative Professionals” takes place at Mobilia (43 Haywood […]