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Sunday, January 20, 2019

Business Spotlight

Elie Tanous Salon Helps Update Beauty Looks for Summer

Summer is a time to enjoy some changes to one’s look, and makeup is no exception. Fabrics embrace lighter weight and bright colors, and this general rule carries through into cosmetics as well. Adela Mrkulic, makeup artist at Elie Tanous Salon in Riverside Square, helps take women into the summer cosmetic

Profitable Mentoring

The worst thing about a cube farm is that nobody peeks over his cube. Too many offices are set up like a housing development that no one has made the effort to transform into a neighborhood. People don’t get tapped on the shoulder and taken into the inner sanctum by some member of the old guard.

Using Waze as Your Car’s Built-In Navigation System

My wife drives a 2017 Nissan Pathfinder. She routinely tells me she loves her car. I am less enthusiastic. For $2,000 we upgraded the vehicle to the “tech package” that includes a navigation system, but the vehicle’s built-in navigational interface is shamefully behind the times. Therefore, to navigate while driving, I clip

Winning Edge 2018 Business Conference Takes Business to the Next Level

The Winning Edge 2018 Conference, which took place Monday, June 18, at Montclair State University, brought together a stimulating and comprehensive array of business professionals who thoroughly encouraged and engaged the audience, and addressed all of the challenges any business will face. From bringing creative ideas to

‘Do Fundraising Journals Make Attractive Doorstops?’

Fundraising journals do not make attractive doorstops. Some are big and clunky. Others are slim and trim and may not even hold the door open. You might even trip on one when walking through same door. Hence, they don’t serve a useful purpose.

In case you haven’t sensed my sarcasm, I don’t

Deal Alert! Tax Reform’s New Big Deduction

Who doesn’t love a good deal? That’s why we check Dan’s Deals, Slickdeals, Brad’s Deals, Fatwallet and Groupon. But it’s not as simple as getting a good price on something you need—it’s so much more than that. It’s the thrill of the find that gets our blood pumping. This explains why according to a study conducted

Imagine Getting an Offer for Every Job You Want

After 20 years of professional executive recruiting and hundreds of successful placements, I have seen some of the brightest, most talented professionals in business languish in their careers. I have seen frustrated, disillusioned, disheartened candidates relinquish control of their careers to “fate.” The primary culprit:

SHABBOSLITE® Offers Two Innovative Designs to Enhance Your Shabbos

With over 40 years of experience in the lighting profession, Mark Blechner is the definitive source for all things lighting-related. Blessed with keen business acumen and extensive expertise of the industry, he realized that LED lighting technology and functional practical design could be combined with halachic approval to create

Truth or Consequences … How to Give Employees Feedback

In the bestseller “Good to Great,” Jim Collins discovered that “the good-to-great companies continually refined the path to greatness with the brutal facts of reality.”

And, in his recent autobiography, Jack Welch reports that he spent about half of his time on people: recruiting new talent,

Three Steps to Preventing the Lost Estate Plan

Almost every discussion about preparing a will, trust or other estate planning documentation begins with “I know I/we should do this, but…” followed by some very logical explanations for why it hasn’t happened yet. And eventually, most of the time, for those who truly need to do it, a legal professional is retained,

Blue Skies Car Service Will Get You From Here to There

In this fast-paced world, we’re always on our way somewhere. Whether it’s school, work, a doctor’s appointment or the airport, we like to get where we’re going hassle free and as quickly, safely and cost-effectively as possible.

Hawthorne resident Les Weiss understands this.

Are You Ready to End the Struggle With Unwanted Hair?

Pnina Radbill, a licensed electrologist and the owner of Pnina Luxe Hair Removal in Nutley, New Jersey, wants all women to look their best. “When a woman has unwanted hair, it is hard for her to feel empowered, confident and beautiful. Excessive facial or body hair conceals and hampers her potential,” she says.