Managing a Business

Why It’s Good to be a Millennial

I love being a millennial. I don’t know if it’s because I’m glad I grew up with the internet, or…

Compassion as Strategy

I run my business based on practices that aren’t common for most business owners and CEOs. I have mentioned many…

A Healthier Entrepreneur

Do you pay more attention to your business than you do your body? There are a few ways you can…

Find Your “Off” Button to Stay Sane during Stressful Days

Are you “crazy busy?” If you are like most business owners who wear too many hats, you run around from…

Lean In, but Stay Vulnerable

Sheryl Sandberg has encountered much controversy with her philosophy of women needing to “lean in” to be successful in the…

Controlling Burn Out

We are all familiar with burn out. No matter how hard we try to avoid it, this natural reaction inevitably…

5 Ways to Better Your Work/Life Balance

Let me introduce you to Jane, a very successful executive lawyer. Jane went to a top Ivy League school, followed…

10 Social Media Dos and Don’ts

Can you dictate what employees can and cannot do on social media? You can—up to a point.

Does Your Business Need a Weather Risk Protection Plan?

If anyone doubts that snowfall is becoming more unpredictable, they need only look back over the past few seasons: record…

Are You Suffering from End-of-Year Fatigue?

Through the end of December, many business owners experience fatigue resulting from trying to get everything tied up neatly before…

Insurance Coverage for Business Losses from Sandy

If you were among the many business owners in our region that were adversely affected by Hurricane Sandy, then you…

Healthy Growth: Nutricap Labs Founder Jason Provenzano

In less than 10 years, Nutricap Labs, a vitamin and supplement manufacturing company based in Farmingdale, Long Island, has grown…

Believe in Sunday

The past few months I have noticed that my clients have been asking for a quick and effective answer to…

5 Ways to Fit Health & Fitness into Your Busy Schedule

So a few weeks ago I was at my annual check up when my doctor said something felt odd in…

New Administrative Requirements for the Affordable Care Act

Now that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has the U.S. Supreme Court’s stamp of approval, constitution wise, various…

What is Your Most Effective Interview Question?

This month, we asked our members the following: When interviewing a potential employee, what is your most effective interview question?…

Save Your Work for the Office

The months of summer are filled with beaches, parties, and of course, lots of weddings! So now that summer is…

So I Married an Entrepreneur

Women entrepreneurs talk about the challenges of building and running their own businesses. But behind great entrepreneurs—both male and female—chances…

My Biggest Strength Is Also My Weakness

Several years ago, after I did a presentation over lunch at Gotham City Networking, Inc., Fred Klein, Gotham’s founder, called…

Protecting Your Business When Employees Leave

One of the more emotional, and financially devastating problems that clients approach me with is when one of their employees…