Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Business Spotlight

LinkedIn Goes Local

When businesspeople come together to collaborate, big things become possible. At a local event in the heart of Spring Valley, just over the Bergen County border, over 80 people gathered together to discuss what they do best: business. Organized by Jacob Busani and Jake Rosenberg of The Power Entrepreneur, this gathering

What Is Your Dunbar Number?

Our brains seem to have an innate limit to the number of people with whom we can maintain a meaningful relationship. Someone who is active on social media could easily have 1,000 Twitter followers, and maybe 400-500 friends on Facebook or connections on LinkedIn. But when it comes to close friends, they probably can be counted on

Five New Tax Law Changes You Need to Know

2018 has been a busy year. So much has happened so far – midterm elections, meetings with North Korea, the Winter Olympics, the rescue of the Thai boys soccer team, Prince Harry tying the knot and the Yanny/Laurel debate just to name a few.

But let’s not forget about some lesser known

To Institute a Direct Mail Program or Not?

Is your mailbox bombarded by nonprofits soliciting your fundraising dollars? Your mailbox is likely overflowing, especially at this time of the year. What you are getting is politely known as “junk mail.” Yet, it persists, and some feel is growing exponentially. If you are a nonprofit organization, and have not done direct mail

SYNERGY HomeCare Provides the Best of Everything

Our family has been a recipient of the services of SYNERGY HomeCare for the past two years. From the outset, SYNERGY wanted to know all of the requirements on our end that would allow them to best meet our daughter’s needs and alleviate our family’s concerns. They were able to narrow down the search to

The Tallisman Aims to Please

The first time Nesanel Epstein tried his hand at fixing tallis strings, he was all of 8 years old. He’s been hooked ever since.

He’s turned his love for this mitzvah into a business and, at age 23, has been doing so in earnest for the past three years. The name of

Snaxit Provides Kosher Refreshments on Route 4 West Near the GWB

Convenience stores aren’t very convenient when you want something to eat and all you can do is look longingly at the non-kosher food for sale. Unless you stop at Snaxit, a completely kosher convenience store, open 24/6, located at 475 Route 4 West, Englewood, at the Delta gas station one mile past the George

OU Selects Six Non-Profit Startups to Benefit From New Impact Accelerator

(Courtesy of OU) The Orthodox Union (OU), the nation’s oldest and largest umbrella organization for the North American Orthodox Jewish community, has announced a cohort of six winning non-profit organizations that it will support through its new Impact Accelerator. Launched in early 2018, the OU Impact Accelerator was created to provide

Are You More Fulfilled at Work Than at Home?

How you might be sabotaging your bottom line.

You love what you do.

You’re good at it.

And sometimes—it’s hard to admit, and maybe you’ve never said it aloud—it’s more rewarding to be at work than it is to be

Always Remember to Say Thank You

My mother used to tell me when I received a gift or if someone did something nice for me: “Always remember to say ‘Thank you.’” Didn’t your mother or parents do the same? When you are a little child, and growing up, this response just becomes a natural one and it becomes something you do by rote. It’s automatic. Or it

13 ‘S’ Tips to Become More Productive

A recent report from the U.S. Department of Labor confirms what many of us already suspect. Employee productivity is on the decline, with increases in email to respond to, web surfing, daily meetings, and poor management partly to blame (though meetings and idea sharing, while not productive per se, can and often do yield positive

136 Names for a Student Loan

College is expensive. You know that. To help pay for college, scholarships, grants and loans are available. You know that, too. But determining how much college costs, and how much assistance you can expect to receive, well, that often depends on your definitions of “cost” and “assistance.” Or more precisely, it depends on