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Stop Band-Aid Funding | Stephen Samuelian on Why Not All Charitable Giving is Helpful

Stephen Samuelian

Stephen Samuelian is a serial entrepreneur who has been recognized for his generous philanthropic funding campaigns. He says his giving habits were swayed many years ago after a life-changing event. Interviews and News: Good morning and thank you for your time today. Stephen Samuelian: It’s my pleasure! Interviews and News: We understand that you have […]

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Importance of Early Branding in Small Business

Branding

A lot of small businesses start out trying to be everything to everyone only to realize that this was not an effective strategy. How do you better define your brand? And what does it even mean to have a brand? Each day, consumers are exposed to over 3,500 brand messages. It’s important for a brand […]

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Survey: Families with Children Find Barriers to Eating Out

The cost of feeding an entire family in difficult economic times has become a major hurdle for many families, but leading information company The NPD Group says there are other challenges that restaurants may be able to overcome in their PR and marketing efforts. In a report titled, “Parties with Kids: Motivating More Visits,” the […]

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Higher Education Officials, Politicians Continue to Gauge Alumni Success

University

Higher education has now become a commercial transaction between student and school. Universities and colleges have become increasingly competitive both  in athletics and in research. The rapid emergence of for-profit colleges over the last decade is perhaps the most significant trend in education. Meanwhile, a number of low-income students are discovering that the return on […]

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Marla Ahlgrimm on the Hazards of Holiday Eating

Marla Ahlgrimm

For many people, the holiday season means enjoying a bountiful feast at Christmas, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah or any of the other celebrations of the season, says Marla Ahlgrimm. While she appreciates the opportunity to enjoy treats both sweet and savory, Marla Ahlgrimm emphasizes that good health is important, too. Here, Marla Ahlgrimm shares her advice about […]