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4 tips to stay in the green and avoid business debt

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Thought Leadership on Banking and Commercial Transactions presented by Weinstock, Friedman & Friedman P.A The key to managing your unpaid accounts receivable is to not have any. That’s easy to say, of course, but much more difficult to do. However, when you employ these four strategies at the outset of the customer relationship, you will greatly reduce the chances of incurring bad ...

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How to implement new technology in the workplace

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Thought Leadership on Business Insights presented by Sterling National Bank. Focus on research, planning, and execution. When your team is making tech advances, such as new mobile capabilities on the sales floor or rolling out a new tracking software, consider these three tips. Examine the issue. Before implementing a new technological service, first consider the problem this intends to resolve. Ask ...

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5 highlights you should know about in New York’s pending omnibus housing bill

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Thought Leadership on Real Estate Accounting presented by Friedman LLP.  With its summer recess approaching, the New York State legislature passed an Omnibus Housing Bill containing a number of benefits for real estate developers and owners. The legislation is currently pending, subject to Governor Cuomo’s approval. In the meantime, here are five of the highlights that, if approved, will affect local ...

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Do you SELL the way you BUY?

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Thought Leadership on Creating a High Performing Sales Culture presented by Sandler Training Chartwell Seventeen Advisory Group. When it comes to success in selling, it’s essential that you have a well-defined sales process, comprised of strategies and tactics, combined with focused discipline. However, even with both of these factors in place, you won’t be able to achieve the required level of ...

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Bringing your brand abroad: 4 steps to going global


Thought Leadership on Peer Advantage presented by Vistage International. Eric Bershad started Phillip Jeffries, a wall coverings company, in the early 1970’s with less than $5,000 in his pocket and three cases of Japanese grass cloth. Today, the international wall covering business makes frequent appearances on Bravo TV’s Million Dollar Decorators. Based in Fairfield, New Jersey, the business has stayed ...

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Continuing education: a differentiator for the workplace

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Thought Leadership on Workspace Solutions presented by Benhar Office Interiors.  “CFO asks his CEO, “What happens if we invest in developing our people and then they leave the company?” CEO answers, ‘What happens if we don’t, and they stay?” At Benhar Office Interiors, we are committed to workplace research and knowledge. We are equally dedicated to delivering effective methods of ...

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3 major wage-law changes require reassessing pay practices

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Thought Leadership on HR Strategy presented by Levy Employment Law, LLC and RealHR Solutions LLC.  The legal landscape with regard to who must be paid for their work, and what and how they must be paid is collectively shifting as a result of recent developments from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the federal courts. A recent decision by the Second Circuit U.S. ...

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Q&A: When is mortgage interest NOT deductible?

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Thought Leadership on Tax Planning for the Middle Market presented by Friedman LLP.  When is mortgage interest NOT deductible? Friedman LLP’s Karl Neulinger focuses on this question, which many home owners don’t even know they should be asking. The following transcribes a recent conversation Karl had with a client concerning mortgage interest and how it can impact tax returns. Q. I ...

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How much is that paper expense report really costing your organization?

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Thought Leadership on Managing Company Spending by ExpenseWatch. As confidence in the economy continues to increase, companies are starting to anticipate a boost in revenues and as such expect spending more to support growth. As we’ve said in previous articles, these growth periods are often accompanied by internal process bottlenecks and challenges as an organization strives to keep up with increased ...

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