Business lessons from Tom James’ museum plans

By Margie Manning

After leading a 10-year effort to build a new home for the Dali Museum, Tom James has turned his focus to another cultural asset for downtown St. Petersburg. James, executive chairman of Raymond James Financial Inc., is planning a museum that would house part of his and his wife, Mary’s, extensive collection of western and wildlife art.

In talking to James, I realized there was much to be learned about his business philosophy.

Learn from others. James has visited lots of museums featuring western…

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