Friday, February 03, 2023

Business Spotlight

A Day in the Life of A Career Coach

One day last year I fielded two phone calls, coincidentally within 90 minutes of each other, that span the range of what I do. More specifically, they span the range of attitudes I encounter.

The first caller, who had previously sent me his résumé for review, was an unemployed white-collar worker with


Transformer Table: The Table That Broke the Internet

It’s the table that broke the internet. So why is this furniture company, Transformer Table, different from all other furniture companies?

Transformer Table has taken the world by storm, and why not? After all, the website describes its product as having “space-saving


JumpTherapy® Catapults Kids With Special Needs to a New Level

Miriam Skydell, an occupational therapist with 30 years’ experience, holds a master’s degree from NYU, with expertise in children with sensory processing disorders (SPD), autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Her private practice, Miriam Skydell and Associates, utilizes a highly


Relax With Sperling Dermatology Mobile Spa

You’ve heard of pizza parties, ice cream parties and make-your-own-something parties. Here’s a truly refreshing idea: Host a relaxing, invigorating and one-of-a-kind spa party at your house!

Get a group of friends together and welcome The Sperling


A High-Tech Career in Israel—Less Than a Year Away

(Courtesy of Infinity Labs) Aliyah is an amazing, life-changing venture. Employment when making aliyah doesn’t have to be an obstacle. Success is dependent on a career path that allows opportunities for growth and promotion. The Israeli high-tech industry provides rewarding, interesting and lucrative employment with plenty of


Three Reasons to Start Your Wealth Management Journey Early

Of all the questions I get asked about investing, one of the most common—especially from young investors—is “When should I start?” This is a great question because how you start something matters. If a sports team gets early points on the board, it puts them in a stronger position to get an important win. If you sit down


The Pareto Principle During a Recession

Vilfredo Pareto: Who was he? Quasimodo might respond with, “The name rings a bell.” Fundraisers should know who he is!

Pareto was the Italian economist who, in 1895, conceived the idea that 80% of the wealth and property in Italy was owned by 20% of the inhabitants. Theorizing that it may be


It’s September. What Will You Be Doing in May?

An open letter to college juniors and seniors (and the parents of):

Since 2005, the year this ritual began, I have posed this annual question: “It’s September; what will you be doing in May?” Though the question is aimed at ambitious, promising 20- and 21-year-old future superstars, it appears here


Harmonizing Our Prayers With Our Attitudes

Since last Rosh Hashanah, whether you invested in stocks, bonds or Bitcoin, you are likely nursing some disappointing returns. Moreover, rising inflation has become a stubborn annoyance that is shaping your annual expense budget. Rather than rehashing the gory details of this year’s financial and geopolitical dislocation, I would like to


Mentorship Offers Opportunities and Insights

In the early 2000s, I worked at Dannon and had the pleasure of meeting the then 101-year-old Daniel Carasso, founder of the famed yogurt company. As a little boy, he was called Danone, the diminutive of Daniel, which became the name his father chose for the European-based parent company. Daniel shared the story that before fleeing Europe in


Event Photos Are Forever With Weintraub Studios

When you do something you love, the quality shines through. Eli Weintraub began learning photography in high school. He pursued it first as a hobby, taking photos at events and as the Camp Simcha photographer beginning in 2008. He took on selected professional jobs part-time as he


The CAVE Sound Stages: A New Way to Be Creative

The CAVE Sound Stages might just be one of the most exciting new spaces to land in Bergen County. Brought to you by power couple and super creatives, Abbie and Achi Adamit, the much sought after photographer and videographer have crafted the perfect space, not just for themselves, but for the entire creative

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