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Shopping for Insurance Online May Be Boring, But It's Rewarding

Lee Traupel | Posted 05.03.2015 | Money
Lee Traupel

Shopping for insurance online or in person is tricky and I don't want to make this sound like a cake walk, it is not. You need to asks lots of open ended questions when speaking directly with providers and aggregating information pulled from any/all insurance comparison sites. #presson

Women in Business: Alexandra Knight​, Vice President/Director of Design​ at Korts & Knight, New York Division

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.02.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kitchens by Alexandra Knight opened their showroom in the New York Design Center in midtown Manhattan. Head Designer, Alexi Knight, was literally born to work in the Kitchen & Bath Industry. Her parents, brother, cousin and uncle have all owned high-end, custom cabinet showrooms. Growing up in this professional environment equipped Alexi with the "tools-of-the-trade" necessary for entering the high-fashion world of Kitchens.

Women in Business: Arlinda Lee, PhD, Senior Healthcare Analyst, MLV & Co

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.02.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Dr. Lee has more than ten years of experience as a senior analyst covering Biotechnology, with expertise in fundamental research and pipeline assessments across therapeutic areas. She holds a Ph.D. in Genetics and conducted her research at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory through Stony Brook University and holds a B.A. in Molecular and Cell Biology with a double-major in Rhetoric from U.C. Berkeley.

Women in Business: Stacy Simpson, Chief Communications Officer, SapientNitro

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.02.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Stacy Simpson is the Chief Communications Officer for SapientNitro, part of Publicis Sapient. In this capacity, she oversees global communications, strategic and brand marketing strategies for SapientNitro, as well as the global corporate communications strategy for Sapient.

Have Your App Call My App and Let's Do Business

Lee Traupel | Posted 05.02.2015 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

The financial services industry has embraced technology aggressively to drive customer reach, incremental revenue and branding, the more traditional insurance industry is still behind, but closing fast.

Women in Business: Filomena Fanelli, CEO/Founder, Impact PR & Communications, Ltd

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Filomena Fanelli is the CEO and founder of Impact PR & Communications, a boutique, strategic public relations firm based in Poughkeepsie, New York. A ...

Women in Business: Brooke Richman, Founder of Coop & Spree

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

coop & spree is the brainchild of founder and CEO Brooke S. Richman, who graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 2008. Brooke...

Women in Business: Beth Hunter, Franchise co-owner of Real Property Management Executives, Greater Atlanta

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Beth is the co-owner of Real Property Management Executives Greater Atlanta, part of the national Real Property Management franchise. Real Property Ma...

Women in Business: Audra de Vera, Chronic Tacos Corona

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.30.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Audra de Vera (nee Carrington) took over ownership of Chronic Tacos in Corona, CA, on April 2014. As an owner of Chronic Tacos Corona, Audra strength...

Women in Business: Heather Aton, Chief Innovation Officer, Dudnyk

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.30.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

As a healthcare industry veteran with over 15 years' of marketing and strategic planning experience, Heather has successfully built and launched major...

12 Trends To Grow Your Business

Daniel Burrus | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business
Daniel Burrus

The following is a list of technology-driven trends that will require action on your part if you want them to work for you, and not against you as the future unfolds. Reading about trends is one thing, taking action on them is another. What actions will you take today?

Women in Business: Lisa Lorino, Founder, LJLdesigns

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Lisa Lorino is the founder of LJLdesigns, a San Francisco-based interior design firm. She began her career at the famed Rockwell Group in New York Cit...

Women in Business: Dr. Rebecca Cipriano, Founder/ Medical Director of Pop Weight Loss

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Dr. Rebecca Cipriano is a well-respected medical doctor, board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology. She has been in private practice for more than ...

Women in Business: Portia Kersten, CFO, Skout

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Portia Kersten is the Chief Financial Officer of Skout, the largest global platform for meeting new people. For more than a decade, she has worked wit...

Women in Business: Carey Kolaja, Vice President of Global Consumer Products, PayPal

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

As Vice President of Global Consumer Products at PayPal, Carey Kolaja is responsible for upholding PayPal's global product vision in service to hundre...

Women in Business: Jessica Murphy, Co-founder, True Fit

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jessica oversees brand partner relations, fit research, and general operations. As co-founder, experienced retailer, and fit expert of True Fit, Jessi...

Women in Business: Tara Kelly, Founder, President & CEO, SPLICE Software

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Founder, President & CEO of SPLICE Software, Tara Kelly, has a passion for enabling clients to engage in a meaningful, Data Driven DialogTM with their...

Climate Change This Week: Forget Flaring, Solar Light Bulbs, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.30.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Imagine This Looking Like Arizona: a new study suggests climate change could drama...

Women in Business: Katie Peek, VP of Brand Marketing, Slim Lizzy's

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.27.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

With a career grounded in marketing, Katie brings her extensive knowledge and expertise to lead successful marketing campaigns for Slim Lizzy's. A two...

Women in Business: Sarah Kauss, CEO & Founder, S'well

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.27.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Sarah Kauss is the CEO & Founder of do-good, beverage bottle company, S'well. She is a Fortune '40 under 40' honoree and a member of the Ernst & Young...

Women in Business: Gina Pinto Williams, Liberty Tax Service franchisee

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Gina Pinto Williams is a Peruvian immigrant who owns four Liberty Tax Service franchise locations in the greater Cincinnati area. Immigrating to the U...

Women in Business: Nadia Tarazi, Founder, MicroNourish

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.25.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Nadia is a Multi-Media Producer turned Executive Coach who dramatically improved her own focus and relationship with food through micronutrition, and wanted to help others do the same: she worked with scientists and micronutrient experts to develop the MicroNourish System and online magazine.

Women in Business: Kate O'Brien Minson, President and Co-Founder, Integrated Listening Systems

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.25.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kate has lived and breathed the therapeutic application of sound for nearly two decades. She has managed numerous centers over the years, trained thousands of therapists on the application of listening therapy, developed guidelines and protocols for listening equipment, and in the process developed a rare level of experience in clinic management.

Why Leaders Lack Emotional Intelligence

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Over the past century, the heartless, no-nonsense CEO has become something of an icon -- and a cliché -- in American society. Hollywood would have us believe that the Machiavellian chief exec is still alive and well. But that's just TV, right?

Women in Business: Christan Summers, Creative Director, Raison D'Être

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

A business-minded creative, Christan has developed brands in Asia, Europe and the United States; each country slating a unique chapter in her personal...