LESSONS LEARNED: Look for ways to overcome obstacles

Flory May isn’t one to back down from challenges. She’d rather work around them. Overcoming obstacles was her job as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army, and not much changed when she left the military and started her own event-planning business. Turns out, her two careers aren’t all that different. “They’re both about creating order out of chaos, bringing people together behind a common mission,” said May, 40. “In some ways, event planning can be more difficult.” Indeed, organizing a…

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Pledge blitz buoys Bowl bid

The team leading Indianapolis’ bid to host the 2011 Super Bowl is calling on the corporate community to get in the game fast.
More than a dozen business leaders are rushing to raise $25 million before May 23, when NFL owners are expected to select
a host city from hopefuls Indianapolis; Dallas; and Glendale, Ariz.

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