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Advice - There are an infinite number of blogs (including this one*) that provide advice and insight into starting companies. Many of them will have flashy posts like “5 characteristics of successful entrepreneurs” or “10 things that...
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Lifestyle - Millennials love selfies, but what do Boomers think of them?  Tom Bemis and Sally French talk about a new fad that might make the selfie so...
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Advice - Friends tell you what you want to hear. Mentors tell you what you need to hear. When the message is the same from both, you don’t need the mentor anymore. In that sense, you should think of a mentor more like your advisor who has...
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Lifestyle - Lindsay Gellman joins us to discuss the questions parents face when considering giving their kids a tablet. Also, six-year-olds have proven to show...
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#NYCTech - I’ve heard it maybe a dozen times in the past few weeks: “It’s the dead of summer. Nobody’s around. We can’t make any progress until September.” Sound familiar? Of course it does. I often feel the same way myself....
CULTURE ISLAND
#NYCTech - Manhattan. Staten Island. Long Island. New York is a series of islands and each has its own unique culture. While Manhattan may be a world unto itself, Governors Island is a whole different thing. Only 400 meters south of Manhattan...
Behind Every Great Entrepreneur Is a Great Comeback Story
Advice - One tends to forget, but 25 years ago things were really different. Your phone and computer—if you had one—were just tools, no more or less sexy than a filing cabinet. There was also no such thing in America as a real café, a...
EXPLORE NYC PARKS
#NYCTech - Do you know how many parks there are in NYC? Actually, the city has more than 1,700 parks, playgrounds, and recreation facilities across the five boroughs, and each and every one offers something different.A finalist in the live and...
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Lifestyle - We all know about the traditional perks of working at a big company, which can include 401(k) matching funds and stock grants. But start-ups need to be more creative to attract top talent. One popular perk in the Bay Area: free...
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Lifestyle - There are many theories and studies that shred light on the future state of the American job market, like futurist Thomas Frey, who in 2012 predicted that two billion jobs would disappear by 2030. Whether or not you agree with this...
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AlleyTalk - New York City is home to thousands of unique food trucks, but these three really caught our attention. Wasabi pea ice cream toppings and a $666 burger are just a few of things you will see in this wild episode.
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AlleyTalk - Tinder, the dating app, now counts some of the New York Jets players as users, but the men won't often identify themselves as NFL stars. Video...
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Advice - In Stiletto Network, Nancy Peretsman of Allen & Company confides that her female peers’ attempt to mentor young women had a surprising effect: “We thought the younger women would deeply benefit from the older women, but the...
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Advice - Here's something a bit different. This contributed article is written by Valerie Woo, Executive Creative Director of The Woo. It's her take on the delicate balance between being both an advertiser whose constantly on the job and a...
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AlleyTalk - A decade ago, living on a crosstown thoroughfare like 14th or 23rd street was considered undesirable. Now numerous residential towers are sprouting up along these four-lane streets.
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Advice - Wouldn’t you like to be one of the lucky people who joined Google and Facebook when these were startups, and now be a multi-millionaire? So people ask me, “How many shares should I ask for when I join a startup today?” In...

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