Tag: Millennials


Pick Up the Damn Phone

Pick Up the Damn Phone

Pick up the phone! It’s simple. At least the idea is simple for me. Always has been. Connecting with people via a live phone conversation has tons of benefits. My objective with this article is to hopefully convince you that talking to a human on the phone is vastly more effective than texts, emails and social media messaging. (more…)


Lessons for Business Owners during Coronavirus 

Lessons for Business Owners during Coronavirus 

Coronavirus has dealt small businesses everywhere a gut punch like they have never felt before. States have called for all non-essential businesses to shut down, with no clear timeline in place of when things will reopen. This is easier said than done, as many non-essential businesses are also a part of the supply chain to essential businesses. Surviving as a business owner is more difficult than ever before, but coronavirus has brought with it many lessons for business owners around the world. 

The lesson we can all learn is timeless: the importance of relationships.  

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Ken White on the Long Island STEM Hub

Ken White on the Long Island STEM Hub

It’s no surprise that every year, people leave Long Island. Studies show that 67% of people between the ages of 18 and 34 plan to leave Long Island in the next 5 years. Is there a way to end this “brain drain” and inspire our youth to invest in Long Island for the long term? (more…)


Ken White: Building the Long Island STEM Hub

Ken White: Building the Long Island STEM Hub

Each year, countless young people leave Long Island. In fact, 67% of people between the ages of 18 and 34 say they plan to leave Long Island in the next 5 years. What can we do to stop this so-called “brain drain” and get our youth to invest in Long Island for the long term? (more…)


Starting a Podcast with Ian Scotto

Starting a Podcast with Ian Scotto

Think about all the forms of entertainment you enjoy each day.  If you are like 32% of Americans, podcasting is one of those forms. Today there are more than 750,000 active podcasts, with topics ranging from politics to business and everything in between. Starting a podcast is a goal of many, and it has tremendous business potential. (more…)


Hilary Topper: Crafting a Digital Marketing Plan

Hilary Topper: Crafting a Digital Marketing Plan

Going digital is just another part of any business today. Now more than ever, it is essential to have a digital marketing plan to reach your audience. How do you know who your market is? What’s the best way to approach marketing? (more…)


Creating a Digital Marketing Strategy with Hilary Topper

Creating a Digital Marketing Strategy with Hilary Topper

Social media. Websites. Podcasts. These days, everything is available and consumed in a digital format. It should come as no surprise that customers have gone digital in how they shop. My guest today knows how creating a digital marketing strategy can help you achieve your business goals. She has literally written the book on the importance of a digital strategy. (more…)


Moverz: Bringing STATTfest to Life

Moverz: Bringing STATTfest to Life

“What if?” Is there a worse question to ask? My guests today think so. They have made this mindset their mission, inspiring others to bring their ideas to life. As part of their mission, they hosted the first ever STATTfest to raise funds for those looking to thrive on Long Island. (more…)


Moverz: Building a Support Network

Moverz: Building a Support Network

Do you have an idea for a business, song, or a piece of art? Are you finding it difficult to make it a reality by yourself? Though you may not realize it, you aren’t alone. Each year, countless great ideas are thrown out, simply because the person with the idea had to go it alone. Building a support network is vital, and having people by your side can inspire you to take that first step.  (more…)


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