It seems like everyone has been cutting down—some more than others. While dining with others lately I’ve noticed no one is ordering dessert, and I don’t believe it is about dieting.
National Employee Appreciation Day, originated by Recognition Professionals International (RPI) in 1995, is celebrated on the first Friday in March. Acknowledgement of the day is growing steadily; however, if it does not yet appear in red letters on your company’s calendar, this might be a good...
Selecting a PR firm is one of the most important decisions you’ll make for your brand. The firm will represent your products across a variety of media platforms, implement and support your business ventures, and most importantly, help emanate the precise image you would like for your brand....
Puglisi Consulting Group, Inc. Year founded: 2005 Headquartered in: Hauppauge, NY Number of employees: 3 employees, 5 contract consultants Basil C. Puglisi, Founder Website: www.puglisiconsulting.com
It may be possible that those of you who don’t live in New York and/or are not basketball fans or even sports fans may be unaware of “Linsanity.”
Through good times and bad, the number one challenge business owners face is making more money.
Jackson Solutions LLC Year founded: 2008 Headquartered in: Darien, CT Number of employees: 1, plus subcontractors Karen Jackson, President Website: www.jacksonsolutions.com
It’s no secret that modern businesses are awash in data.
Sugar Websites Year founded: 2010 Headquartered in: New Windsor, NY Number of employees: 5 Kay Rubacek, CEO Website: www.sugarwebsites.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @SugarWebsites
The rising price of gas is an issue pertinent in all of our seminar topics. How does the rising price of gas fit into a work/life discussion? Very easily! In this economic climate, Americans are constantly stressed about finances. I regularly see people beginning to spin out of...
Done right, video converts. From lead generation, to pipeline development to differentiating yourself during the sales process, online video marketing can provide your business with a strategic marketing edge. And taking advantage of video in your lead generation and sales efforts doesn’t have to...
Buckley Staffing Year founded: 1985 Headquartered in: Midtown Manhattan Number of employees: 5 to10 Tom Buckley, President Website: www.buckleystaffing.com Email: email@example.com
The Pekoe Group Year founded: 2009 Headquartered in: New York City Number of employees: 9 Amanda Pekoe, President Website: www.thepekoegroup.com
In the course of meeting many business owners over the years, I have found that few have any kind of board. I decided many years ago to form an advisory board which, of course, is very different from the traditional board of directors, both legally and financially.
Every day I wake up reasonably happy, fairly contented in life, and ready to face the work at the office. Then I drive to work and tune in to the radio, which is blaring about an impending storm, the downfall of the stock market… and poof—I’m at work, where I am greeted by the phone ringing...
Back in the fall of 2007, we were in a shared office in Chelsea and were craving our own space. I received an email that a sublease was available right around the corner. I raced over with our GM at the time, full of excitement, to check the space out.
As business owners, we are forced to continuously relearn strategies and techniques in order to keep up with industry growth. We must learn how to keep driving our businesses forward, while still shaking things up and pushing ourselves. Recently, I have revisited my goals for the upcoming year...
Jobs numbers announced on February 3 were surprisingly good. More jobs were created than had been expected and the nominal unemployment rate dropped. Maybe we’ve turned a corner in the economy and can expect things to continue to improve.
An estimated 40,000 new laws have already taken or will take effect in 2012. Many rules apply exclusively to consumers, but many other new rules affect businesses. Businesses will have to familiarize themselves with the new laws and comply so that they avoid penalties and other problems.
My 12-year-old daughter and I had a rousing argument this week about homework, specifically, studying for a history test. My husband and I try to have her study a bit every night, so she’s not cramming the night before, but she’d skipped a few nights and the test was looming.