Have you ever wanted to fire someone but didn’t act? If so, you are not alone. In exploring reasons why CEOs fail, a 1999 article in Fortune magazine found that CEOs were often unwilling to fix people problems quickly. Interestingly, these CEOs confessed that they had ignored an inner voice that warned them of a problem and
(Submitted by Elozor Preil) Just because you have a plan doesn’t mean it will work.
An integral feature in many personal financial programs is a projection of future accumulations, and the retirement income this accumulation could provide. This projection is derived from a combination of the
With the snap of a red ribbon, Elie Tanous celebrated his new hair salon at The Shops at Riverside on Friday afternoon, January 5. Clients, friends, family and staff joined the grand opening. The festivities included champagne, a custom-designed cake and cookies from Cake & Company, and wraps and sushi from Glatt Express. Tanous said it was very important for him
With the snap of a red ribbon, Elie Tanous celebrated his new hair salon at The Shops at Riverside on Friday afternoon, January 5. Clients, friends, family and staff joined the grand opening. The festivities included champagne, a custom-designed cake and cookies from Cake & Company, and wraps
Sruli Loewy, a 21-year-old MTA graduate from Fair Lawn, has found his footing in the IT industry through his company SrulTech Solutions LLC. Providing consultations and repairs to customers in Bergen County and surrounding towns, Loewy works with a wide range of general technology such as phones, tablets and computers.
(courtesy of yumacs.com) The Yeshiva University men’s basketball team earned an impressive non-conference victory over Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham, 87-68, at the Max Stern Athletic Center on Wednesday evening. The win snaps a two-game slide for the Maccabees, as they advance to 6-8. The Devils fall to
A young man called me up the other day, wanting to learn more about opening up a charitable giving vehicle called a donor advised fund. He works for a Jewish nonprofit, and isn’t particularly wealthy. But in light of the tax bill that passed in the Senate, he told me that he wanted to accelerate his charitable contributions into
Over 53 charges of sexual harassment are filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission every business day. What have you done to prevent sexual harassment in your workplace?
Sexual harassment is unwanted sexual or gender-based behavior that occurs when one person has formal or informal
I was recently asked by a reader of this column whether I would write about working with boards of directors of Jewish nonprofit organizations. It struck me that this individual differentiated between boards of “Jewish” and “non-Jewish” organizations. In my view, there is no difference, especially if the
Have you ever wondered why at the end of Shemoneh Esrei we first ask Hashem, “Guard my tongue from evil…,” and then request from Him, “Open my heart to Your Torah…”? Rav Yisrael Meir HaKohen Kagan, better known as the Chofetz Chaim, says, “These two requests flow naturally from one another. One’s Torah maintains its value
If you’re a bit behind on the news, you may have missed that there will be sweeping changes in the tax world soon. This has everyone in a panic trying to figure out how it will affect them. The truth is, right now it’s too soon to figure anything out yet because we can’t be sure what the final plan will actually contain. So
A fundamental purpose of life insurance is to replace an individual’s economic value should they die earlier than anticipated. Considering that the ability to earn an income is one’s greatest financial asset, it is logical to select an amount of life insurance that reflects this lifetime earning potential. Yet this logic is