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Suggestions for Securing Bank Loans
August 20, 2003
In past columns we have addressed the issue of investment "angels" and other alternative financing sources, however for most minority and small businesses the primary source of money to build or expand is a bank. ...
The Plight of the Undocumented
August 16, 2003
Hate is a very strong word. It contains a depth of negative emotion. It is an emotion people learn from experience or the example of others.
Over the last few months we have ...
Seven Steps To Getting A Promotion In This Economy
August 12, 2003
With the job market the way it is today, it seems like a crazy idea to ask for a raise, bonus, or promotion. Or, is it? Now may be the best time, because you will ...
Long Island's Bachelor of the Month!
August 11, 2003
INTRODUCING: THE LONG ISLAND BACHELOR OF THE MONTH! Brought to you by Lauralyn "Lucky Strike" Avallone Ok, ladies, here's your chance...it's the end of summer and time to meet the match (a.k.a your "Lucky Strike") ...
Want to Look Better in a Swimsuit? The difference between liposuction & tummy tuck.
By Robin Frank
August 09, 2003
As people head to the beach with their bathing suits, or eye hot summer fashions that include hip-hugging pants and tight tops, many are also eyeing ways to improve the way they look. For many ...
The High Cost of Denial
August 05, 2003
Denial is a very painful reality. It alienates friends and family. It destroys life-giving relationships. Sometimes, if not confronted, it actually kills people.
AJ is the middle son of five boys. He is ...
Marketing & Public Relations Strategy: Are You the Face of Your Business?
August 05, 2003
Minority business owners - in fact most business owners -- are good at doing the 'business' that they run. Owners have a passion for the product or service they provide. They love what they do ...
Port Jeff Got a Couple of Hours?
August 04, 2003
Begin your historic tour of Port Jefferson, a fabulous old ship building town, at the Mather House, only one of a number of historic properties managed by the Historical Society of Greater Port Jefferson, Inc. ...
Add P-O-W-E-R to Informational Interviews
August 04, 2003
An informational interview, also known as a research interview, is your opportunity to speak to individuals that are in the position to offer you advice, support, and guidance regarding your job search or career transition. ...
Parenting - A Challenging Enterprise
August 01, 2003
Parenting teenagers on a good day is a complicated, challenging enterprise. A manual isn't dropped off in the maternity ward when a child is born. Most of us who take parenting seriously work at it ...
JUST FOLLOWING ORDERS--A GOOD IDEA
July 31, 2003
Whether it's temporary or permanent, whether it comes from Supreme Court or the Family Court, sooner or later couples on the outs are going to be subject to court orders. However, not everybody follows these ...
July 31, 2003
Walking Down the Aisle: If it seems too old fashioned to be "given" away, why not have you and soon-to-be husband walk down the aisle together or meet half way? To Have a Receiving Line ...
Managing Expenses Takes On New Importance In A Volatile Economy
July 30, 2003
Profit Management In the current economy, annual financial forecasts and waiting for quarterly or monthly financial statements to check profitability may not be good enough. For minority owned businesses profitability is a key ...
DUBLIN'S THE PLACE FOR THE PERFECT PINT
July 25, 2003
Ireland's capital city of Dublin is booming, having taken on a new life in the past decade as Europe's "fun city." With teeming pedestrian shopping malls, beautiful parks, rollicking pubs, literary landmarks, and historic sites, ...
Frequently Asked Questions
July 24, 2003
What is Elder Law? Elder Law is an area of the law that deals primarily with planning for incapacity. Many documents used in Estate Planning overlap with Elder Law planning such as Powers of Attorney, ...
Fear - The Greatest Impediment
July 24, 2003
Trust and honesty are two issues that many college students struggle with. Most people, young and old alike, want to be known as trustworthy and honest. However, too often we betray the trust we seek ...
Speed II: Starring Two Long Island Girls!
July 23, 2003
Dating in the Fast Lane When you're tired of wasting your time by Lauralyn "Speedy" Avallone In my last article, which you can probably check out in the archives if you're REALLY interested, I interviewed ...
Diary of a (non-traditional) diversity trainer
July 18, 2003
Last month, I facilitated several workshops for an organization that had contracted me to deliver training so that their management staff might, through participation, enhance their cross-cultural communication skills and understanding of cultural di
Rome Wasn't Built In A Day
July 17, 2003
It is summer vacation. Your oldest son is home for his first summer vacation as a college student. As far as you know (and he tells), he did pretty well academically. You received no disciplinary ...
Take This Job and...Re-staff It
July 14, 2003
Deciding to leave a job isn't easy. In fact, quitting a job requires courage, especially in today's soft economy when the unemployment rate has reached 6.4%. However, in a tight job market, some people consider ...