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The Restaurant Real Estate Deal Maker: Suzanne Boyd People of Palm Beach Podcast: Audio Link

 

“After a spring break trip to Fort Lauderdale during his college years, Tom Prakas knew what he wanted to do: own nightclubs. He spent years running highly successful clubs and restaurants in Ohio, Georgia, and south Florida before the father of seven decided it was time for a change. He founded Prakas and Company in 1999, specializing in real estate deals for the hospitality industry. His company has brokered more than 450 sales and leases for some of the top restaurants in the hottest areas in south Florida–Atlantic Avenue, Las Olas, and Clematis. In this episode of The People of Palm Beach, the Delray Beach resident reveals why it seems some restaurant locations are jinxed, the new deals he’s working on, and his favorite restaurant in Palm Beach County that you’ve probably never heard of. Listen to why Tom Prakas is one of the most successful People of Palm Beach…  

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CEO Defined/18 Entrepreneurs Explain What Being A CEO Means To Them

 

“I believe that the biggest aspect of being a CEO is you have to be the one to MAKE IT HAPPEN. You have to guide your troops and delegate in a professional manner but that is effective. You have to teach your staff the intricacies of your business and let them go out and communicate the company’s message with their own style. Your staff’s sales pitch should be authentic and come from their own point of view.”

-Thanks to Tom Prakas, Prakas & Company!