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Thursday, July 02, 2020

Business Spotlight

‘Dazzle Up’ Your Footwear

Best friends Zoey Epstein and Zahara Solomon, respectively from Englewood and Tenafly, are excited to introduce Dazzle Up, their creative shoe styling business.

Epstein and Solomon have already sold the four pairs of shoes in Dazzle Up’s first two weeks of operation.

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Paramus Resident Opens Personal Shopping Business

While many businesses have begun reopening, and activity seems to be returning back to its pre-pandemic normalcy, some are still hesitant to take the plunge and go grocery shopping, a task that has become nothing short of an ordeal. Between waiting in line, navigating one-way aisles, wearing and changing masks and gloves and risking too

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Someone Up There Has a Plan, and We Are Partners

Inventing and reinventing ourselves during the coronavirus crisis

I was inspired to write this by a friend and occasional colleague of mine, Raquella Raiz, who has written about what had changed for her in a year, going from long-time dance instructor to the owner of a video company

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Casper, the Not So Friendly Ghost

Ghosting, a Gen Z phenomenon, is most typically associated with dating, but this rude behavior is no longer limited to relationships. It has extended to the workplace and to higher education admissions as well.

The Urban Dictionary defines ghosting as “when a person cuts off all communication

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Touro Students Help Design Virtual Summer Internship Program at Eastern Union

(Courtesy of Touro College) Sometimes a casual conversation can be the catalyst for a major initiative. A few weeks ago, Chaim Shapiro of Touro College Career Services was discussing a project with Ira Zlotowitz, founder and president of Eastern Union, when Zlotowitz asked Shapiro how the pandemic was affecting his students’ prospects for

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Lessons From the Stock Market Meltdown and Recovery

To say that 2020 has been a roller coaster of a year for the economy and the financial markets would be an understatement. Interestingly, as we approach the midpoint of the year, the overall performance of broad stock market averages has been much less pronounced than the macroeconomic dislocation may have warranted. As COVID-19 morphed

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Website Aids Those Seeking Jobs Amid Pandemic

The consequences of the coronavirus pandemic have been far reaching. Society’s first concern has been about keeping people safe and healthy; however, people are now fighting a new battle––an economic crisis.

Zachary Flamholz, his wife Sigal Spitzer and her younger brother Gilad

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Online Platform See Be Shop Empowers Kids

Leading clinical child psychologist Dr. Chassia Boczko has launched See Be Shop, an interactive website for kids and families that offers classes, activities and retail shopping. Throughout her 20 years in private practice, Boczko has always aimed to empower children through a multi-faceted approach. See Be Shop is built

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Klal Ventures Fast Tracks Ideas to Help Jewish Communities

What happens when leaders from across the spectrum of Orthodox Judaism decide it’s time to find the fastest, most effective route to solving some of the community’s most intractable problems? They act—by seeking out the best solutions and offering assistance on a path to implementation. That’s the motivation behind

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Getting Down to Business

We are all in a rush these days. We’re always running to a meeting (virtual, of course), running to finish a project before a deadline (from our home office), or running to set up all our children’s devices in time for their Zoom classes. When do we have time for personal or business development and learning? When do we have time for

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What Is Amazon FBA And Why It Is Better Than Shopify

If you are starting a business selling physical products, you might be deciding between starting your own Shopify store or leveraging Amazon's global marketplace. While Shopify does offer a lot more branding potential and the ability to avoid having to compete on price against the fierce competition found on Amazon, the positives of selling

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What Is the Best Investment You Can Make?

(Courtesy of Project Ezrah) If you were to ask Warren Buffet this question he would tell you that the best investment is in yourself.

About 30 people from our community recently joined in a Zoom call to invest in themselves. Project Ezrah hosted “Become a Gmail Master,” given by Seth Dimbert. Mr.

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