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Purpose-driven innovation, podcasts for the entrepreneur, and our one-word resolution for this year
Exercising your creative muscle, the art of "Art Thinking," and importance of Net Neutrality
Innovation through the Agile mindset, Grow with Google, and the science behind ideation
How to build a benefits package that your employees will brag about, investing in professional development, and keeping a happy, healthy workplace
How to recruit the right candidates and get new hires quickly up to speed, why diversity matters, dealing with unconscious bias
How to delegate successfully and manage the managers, new business developments from Venmo and Google Glass
Learning to use your finance team more strategically, Mayor de Blasio introduces New York Works, and how to not be wrong.
Ideas for fostering innovation and experimentation, common mistakes in calculating profitability, and new NYC labor laws to be aware of.
The triad to great teamwork: solving inefficiencies, improving communication, and nurturing individual growth
Important business resources for women, how to inspire gender equality and support women's rights.
How to get involved in local politics and civic organizations, how to "B" an Inclusive Economy for your business.
Introducing our +Impact Corner, plus our one-word resolution for 2017.
Ways to give back as a business leader, understanding the new overtime law, and a new program for emerging artists.
A checklist to review with your accountant, marketing tips for Small Business Saturday, and some new specs by Snap.
Learn what makes a company go from good to great, the FourSight of creative thinking, and Diane Arbus' new exhibit at The Met.
How to make technology more efficient in your company, a few fun business hacks, and why right-brainers will rule the future.
Improving internal communications, new media ideas for marketing, and a great new resource for women entrepreneurs.
Learn how P2P payment platforms can help you save on bank transfer and processing fees, plus other interesting new finance apps.
Ensuring your crowdfunding campaign succeeds post-funding, the coolest products and projects that started from crowdfunding.
Building your personal brand as an entrepreneur, energy ideas for Earth Day, and learning about the Thank You Economy.
The benefits of joining peer advisory groups, peer-to-peer learning platforms, and a book about Originals.
How to build a successful company after the $1 million mark, office hours from CBI, and business tool tips from fellow founders.
A holiday gift guide for creatives, a new initiative for Women Entrepreneurs, and a different approach to New Year's resolutions.
Paying respects to prudence in entrepreneurship, NYC's Next Top Makers, and fun stuff for Thanksgiving and the holidays.
The myth of productivity and the art of mindfulness, NYC-Paris Business Exchange, SUM stuff to improve your mind+body.
Four art disciplines to learn to better yourself professionally, the Made in NY Fellowships, David Lynch's book on meditation and creativity.
The CBI guide to a healthier and more productive office, the Brooklyn Made Awards, some ideas for going green in 2015.
Getting your business involved in the local community, high-speed broadband in NYC, some ideas to spice up a vacation (or staycation).
The best classes for learning new skills or hobbies, free business services at NYC Business Solutions, adult coloring and podcasts for the summer.
Investing and creating an impact for your employees, the best time-tracking tools for your business, recharging with a digital detox.