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Member Perspective: Miles H. Wilson

Member Perspective: Miles H. Wilson

Posted Friday, May 5th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Miles H. Wilson, President/CEO, EducationWorks @educationworks Why is it important to engage children and young people in education experiences both in and out of school? In a word, “opportunity.” Education is reading, math and science, to be sure. But in the very best schools, students also have the opportunity to grow through new […]

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Member Perspective: Zachary Wilcha

Member Perspective: Zachary Wilcha

Posted Thursday, May 4th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Zachary Wilcha, Executive Director, Independence Business Alliance @Think_IBA What future growth patterns do you foresee for LGBT businesses, and how will they affect the economic development of our region? As Executive Director of the Independence Business Alliance, Greater Philadelphia’s LGBT Chamber of Commerce, I get a front row seat watching our local LGBT […]

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Member Perspective: Heather Steinman

Member Perspective: Heather Steinman

Posted Thursday, May 4th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Heather A. Steinman, Ph.D., MBA, Vice President for Business Development and Executive Director of Technology Transfer at The Wistar Institute @TheWistar What role will the Philadelphia Research Consortium play in Greater Philadelphia’s life sciences ecosystem? We recognize that Philadelphia is an exceptional place to do life sciences research, discovery and clinical translation. We […]

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Retirement in America: Maximizing Your Charitable Gifts

Retirement in America: Maximizing Your Charitable Gifts

Posted Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 | 0 comments

Submitted by: Derek Fiorenza, COO/CCO, Summit Group Retirement Planners, Inc. There are numerous non-profit organizations that are striving to serve others and make the world a better place. Giving back to others in an effort to make the world a better place is one of the best feelings in the world. With that said, there are many […]

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Thinking in Story

Thinking in Story

Posted Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 | 0 comments

Submitted by: Nora Barry, Chief Content Officer, BridgeView Media What’s the different between thinking in story and thinking in bullet points? Say I’m giving a presentation on the importance of accuracy in language translation. I could write power point bullets, like this – Accuracy is critical in translating languages – Always understand the context of the sentences […]

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[Infographic] HSAs & FSAs: When Shopping is the Best Medicine

[Infographic] HSAs & FSAs: When Shopping is the Best Medicine

Posted Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 | 0 comments

Submitted by: PrimePay One of the easiest ways to stay competitive in the hiring world is offering amazing benefits for your employees. But with the high cost of health care and lack of knowledge of your plan options, you might find this low on your priority list. If you haven’t explored the consumer driven health […]

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US colleges & universities need to tell positive stories

US colleges & universities need to tell positive stories

Posted Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 | 0 comments

Submitted by: Martyn Edwards, Head of Marketing and Business Development, UK & US IDP Education How can colleges and universities help to alleviate some of the uncertainty for international students? The current US political environment has created a turbulent backdrop for Higher Education institutions across the region as well as nationally. The executive orders on immigration […]

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How to Turn in a Killer Performance at Your Next Presentation

How to Turn in a Killer Performance at Your Next Presentation

Posted Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Submitted by: Nora Barry, Bridge View Media January kicks-off both the Hollywood awards season and the corporate event season. One of the most painful aspects of each is watching unprepared presenters. Highly paid movie actors stumble without prompters, just as well-paid executives put their audiences into a trance state with unprepared presentations. And thanks to social […]

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4 Questions to Ask About Your Inclement Weather Policy

4 Questions to Ask About Your Inclement Weather Policy

Posted Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 | 0 comments

Submitted by: Tammy Sosnowski, MHRM, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director, HR Solutions, PROXUS An Inclement Weather Policy can help employers and employees during dangerous weather and other natural disasters, but a poorly defined policy can put your business in danger of compliance issues and low employee morale. While most employers have an Inclement Weather Policy in place, […]

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Retirement Plan Savings Gap and Solutions

Retirement Plan Savings Gap and Solutions

Posted Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 | 0 comments

Submitted by: Derek Fiorenza – COO/CCO Summit Group Retirement Planners, Inc. The retirement savings gap was recently quantified numerically according to a report from the Pew Charitable Trusts in January 2016.  There were many important findings that were discovered in this report from consumer confidence in their ability to retire to the lack of access of […]

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