A Sense of Touch Creates a Success

Maria Cermatori   by Lianna Bass Maria Cermatori has dedicated the last decade of her life to providing exceptional experiences to massage and wellness enthusiasts as Owner of Hand & Stone Spa in Spring Lake and Brick, New Jersey. Maria is a phenomenal example of finding success through the art of perseverance and relentless hard work. When she lost her job in 2005 after her company downsized, she and her husband Paul were [...]

April 22nd, 2015|All, Business, Spring 2015|0 Comments

Using the Law of Attraction on LinkedIn

Lisa Kanda, Elkay Corporate Advisors, LLC How to Use the Law of Attraction on LinkedIn by Lisa Kanda Wouldn’t it be easier if you could attract the perfect client or job to you rather than you trying to find it? Is it possible to use the Law of Attraction on LinkedIn? Simply, the Law of Attraction states that you attract to you where you put the most focus. The obvious is to focus [...]

March 3rd, 2015|All, Business, Spring 2015|0 Comments

Reduce Your Risks. Legal Advice for Your Business

by Sandra Cohen, Esq. Even though you might not think of yourself as a risk taker, the fact that you own a business proves otherwise. In fact, running your own business may be your dream come true. To keep your dream alive and reduce your risks, consider the following the necessary steps to protect your business. Who Owns Your Web site? One of the first things many businesses do is to create a Web site. [...]

March 3rd, 2015|All, Business|0 Comments

Small Business Development Center

Small Business Resources The Small Business Development Center (Monmouth/Ocean SBDC) at Brookdale Community College, established in 1979, is part of a national network   of university/college based centers that provide comprehensive counseling to small business and educational opportunities to small business owners and potential business owners. By linking resources of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the New Jersey Department of Commerce and Economic Development and the private sector with those of Rutgers Business School Graduate [...]

March 3rd, 2015|All, Business|0 Comments

Stop Selling and Start Relating

by Lisa Kanda Lisa Kanda, Elkay Corporate Advisors, LLC Have you ever thought about what motivates people to buy from you? While some sales gurus may preach the “always be selling” approach, understanding your market and their reasons for buying is necessary for success in sales. With the growth of social media as a vehicle to market your business, it is even more important to understand how to use these tools and follow [...]

October 10th, 2014|All, Business, Fall 2014|0 Comments

National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) S.E.E.D. Winners

by Helen Hogan On the evening of May 20, over 80 individuals which included guests, speakers, sponsors, members and an external panel of judges joined together to participate in the final two steps of NAWBO Central Jersey’s 6th business plan competition known as Supporting Emerging Entrepreneurs’ Development [SEED]. The competition was sponsored by the National Association of Women Business Owners - Central Jersey Chapter in collaboration with Rutgers University’s New Ventures and Entrepreneurship group. Any [...]

October 9th, 2014|All, Business, Fall 2014|1 Comment

Charging Ahead through Cancer

A Jersey Shore writer is determined to give other people hope during life’s setbacks Gwen Moran Gwen Moran has never shied away from a challenge. When she started working at Random House after graduating from Syracuse University, she was promoted to manager in less than two years. She launched her first business at age 26 and, four years later, was named one of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” [...]

October 9th, 2014|All, Business, Fall 2014, Health|0 Comments

Become a Female Success Story

by Kathleen Nolan Kathleen Nolan Recently, Maria Shriver from the TODAY show, reported a wonderful series of stories about the struggles women faced and how they overcame them. One statement she made really resonated with me and succinctly articulated what I have been trying to instill in women for years. "Women, empowerment is not selfish, it is a necessity". Overall, women tend to really shy away from taking masterful control of their financial [...]

October 9th, 2014|All, Business, Fall 2014|0 Comments

Things I Wish Someone Told Me

by Ann Willets Ann Willets A Serial Entrepreneur shares some hard-won wisdom I love when I hear about women who are thinking of taking the entrepreneurial plunge and starting their own businesses. I did the same, more years ago than I care to count, and the experience has changed me in ways I wouldn’t trade for anything. Which is not to say it’s been easy, or even that it’s all been good. But that’s because [...]

October 9th, 2014|All, Business, Fall 2014|0 Comments

The Best Day of My Career was the Day I Lost My Job

by LeighAnn Borrelli LeighAnn Borrelli, Face to Fase Facial Spa & Cosmetic Studio Upon entering my business for the first time; you are greeted with a wall of celebrity photos including myself featured with Queen Latifah, Michael Douglas, Mary Higgins Clark and many others. Always; the first questions I am asked is, “How did you do all of this?” A question I have yet to find an easy answer to… Most assume that it [...]

October 9th, 2014|All, Business, Fall 2014|0 Comments