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Monday, January 21, 2019

Business Spotlight

The Need to Blame a Real Person

(Courtesy of Elozor Preil) As much as we might want to believe there is a magic formula for personal finance which simply requires plugging in the right numbers, success or failure has a lot more to do with our psychological makeup and personal habits than getting the numbers right. The math is the easy part; it’s the

Eye Contact Part II: Got Their Attention—Now What?

In my first article on eye contact, the focus was on getting and keeping someone’s attention; in this follow-up article we will explore the emotions behind eye-gaze behavior.

Generally speaking, when someone looks us in the eyes and maintains a relaxed eye contact (no frown

It’s a Cinch! Englewood Brothers Expand ‘White Glove’ Delivery Business

In 2014, a foursome of young Englewood men, some still in high school, hit upon the idea of online shopping at the next level of convenience by pioneering a combination of online shopping with fast, personalized service.

This group, the Korman and Agus brothers, founded Cinch, formerly

Social Media Guru 365: ‘Social Media  Isn’t an Activity, It’s an Investment’

Teaneck resident Chaim Kiss and his business partner Meir Jeret recently started a social media business called Social Media Guru 365. Social Media Guru 365’s niche is that in addition to running businesses’ social media accounts, including their Instagram and Facebook pages, they also create a Facebook group for them.

NexGen Credit Solution Helps Clients Unlock Their Credit Potential

Let’s face it. Nobody means to max out on their credit cards. Or find themselves in debt. Or discover that when they need capital for a new business or family simcha they don’t have good-enough credit. It just seems to happen.

Pomona residents Ilan and Bari Weizman realized that too many good people

2017 J-Biz Expo and Business Conference Attracts International Crowd

Between the VIP lineup of business conference speakers and workshop presenters, and the breathtaking breadth of international businesses on the expo floor, the 2017 J-Biz Expo and Business Conference, held on Thursday at the New Jersey Expo Center in Edison, was clearly the place to be for empowerment.

Fourth Graders Run a Hair-Raising Business

Fair Lawn—There’s nothing bow-ring about this business! Even when dress codes and uniforms are the norm for school, a stylish bow lets girls express their individuality. Yeshivat Noam fourth graders Sarah Wasserman and Nesya Bayewitz love their hair bows and accessories but found the price astronomical. The

New Skin Care Line From Italy Reverses Signs of Aging

“We know about smart missiles. They zero in on their target. We now have smart molecules, the Tomahawk missile for aging.” This is the claim of Meir Diyen, founder of H&D Cosmetics, a company that manufactures quality Italian skin care products at affordable prices.

The Jewish Link and Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Jason Silverstein

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize eighteen year old Jason Silverstein as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy senior is the Bo Jackson of Elizabeth — a member of the basketball, hockey, soccer, softball, ice hockey and baseball teams. Jason is not only a

Bunk Supplies & Beyond Offers a Time-Saving Summer Camp App

Whoever said “necessity is the mother of invention” was right on target. Dan Messer of Alpine was in desperate need of assistance when, last summer, he was appointed to accompany his then 13-year-old daughter Isabella to the pharmacy to buy necessary products for summer camp. After a frustrating 90 minutes

The Wealthy Are Different: They Own Life Insurance

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery and often a template for those who aspire to achieve the same status. If you want to be an ultra-marathoner, you train like one. If you want to be wealthy, you consider how to emulate the behaviors and habits of wealthy people. You may decide to become an expert in your

To Join or Not to Join?

The impact of being on a board is bigger than people realize.

Many people feel honored when asked to join a board, be it a local school, shul or charity organization, and they should be. It is a testament not only to their perceived value in the community but also to the insight they can bring