Professionalize Doing What You Love
Sara: How did your business get its start?
Taylor: Preparing for our annual New Year’s Day Chili Party in 2005, we (myself and Harry Rosenblum) lamented the lack of a neighborhood kitchenware store. I was tiring of my job as a construction project manager, and Harry
Have you ever faced this small business paradox: too busy to NOT hire a new employee – while simultaneously too busy to actually hire a new employee?
Harnessing Educational Institutions for Your Business Growth
The coverage was sparked by the release of the Harkin report, a federal government report on for-profit colleges. Why am I bothering to mention this on a blog for business executives?
Because in the wake of the Harkin report, the New York State legislature passed The Quality and Excellence in Business and Trade Schools Bill. This new law modernizes the State’s authority to regulate proprietary (i.e., for-profit) schools. And, this is good news for business executives who often use proprietary schools to train their staff in new software, new equipment, and new processes.
Successes, Failures, and Ironies of e-Learning
Have you ever printed an email to save it or printed a document to edit? I did, just minutes ago. Despite writing this column on a smart phone, I couldn’t bring myself to edit it online. And that, in a nutshell, is the quandary of e-learning.
With the freedoms smart phones, iPads, and WiFi have provided us, information is more accessible than ever. In addition, online educational content has improved immensely – from lame recycled ’70s sales videos to premier services offered by educational institutions like Cornell (see eCornell), Harvard (see Harvard Distance Learning) and online content providers (see iTune U by Apple and Coursera, founded by Stanford Professor Daphne Koller).
All this begs the question – when and how is e-learning effective?
Healthcare Execs: Maximize ROI on Your EHR
Doctors have many different opinions about Electronic Health Records (EHR) – but one thing that’s for certain is the government mandate to implement them. So, how do you make the most of an EHR – and make it work for your practice and your bottom-line?
We spoke with one doctor, Edward Rubinchik, M. D., who found one solution. Dr. Rubninchik is an ophthalmologist and owner at Reich Medical and Surgical Eye Care, LLC in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. We spoke with him about how he is planning to have his EHR “pay for itself”:?
NYC Business Solutions’ Restaurant Management Training
This blog entry has been adapted from an article in the April 2012 issue of Total Food Service magazine, featuring a Q&A with Sara Schlossberg, Executive Director of Training for NYC Business Solutions.
Q1. Why offer a training program focused on the restaurant industry?
A. Restaurant are the backbone of our City. The foodservice industry is one of the fastest growing in
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