The Body Shop founder, Anita Roddick, was searching for botanical ingredients from habitats all over the world after she gave birth to two children. She wanted them to have the purest ingredients in their foods and formulas. In the process she became an avid environmentalist. Roddick died in 2007 but was a trailblazer in banning […]
Mary Kay Ash Founder of Mary Kay Inc. “We must have a theme, a goal, a purpose in our lives. If you don’t know where you are aiming, you don’t have a goal.” After being passed up for a promotion after 25 years in the direct selling business, Mary Kay Ash took her $5,000 in […]
The National Association of Oil & Energy Service Professionals (OESP) is now accepting applications for the Dave Nelsen Scholarship Program. “The oil and energy industry is continually looking for qualified technicians to work in our industry,” says Judy Garber, OESP Executive Director. “OESP’s mission is education and we’re taking the lead by supporting our future […]
What do you get when you combine the best of Pinterest and Prezi? Mural.ly — an innovative platform used to create murals of content. With a simple drag and drop interface, Mural.ly provides users with a simple way to collect web content, arrange it visually and share it with others professionally. Collaborative brainstorming has never […]
As 2012 comes to a close, Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS), the leader in secure document management, today announced it is now accepting submissions for the sixth annual Good Riddance Day Contest. Cintas is teaming with the co-organizers of New Year’s Eve in Times Square, the Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment, to invite the public […]
Want to know what the future of franchising holds? From Jan. 11-13, 2013, thousands of prospective franchisees from South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with industry-leading franchisors to discover their ideal investment opportunity at the 7th Annual Franchise Expo South on Miami Beach. Sponsored by the International Franchise Association, the […]
The first class of Design Entrepreneurs NYC (DENYC), the free, intensive, “mini-MBA” program that teaches emerging New York City-based fashion designers how to run a business, culminated with presentations of business plans by 15 of the 35 designers who participated in the program. The event took place at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in […]
Lindsey Adelman created the Branching Bubbles chandeliers and they are Brooklyn-born. The one of a kind fixtures featured handblown glass globes.
A New Zealand clothing chain installed plates with raised lettering on public benches throughout city parks to promote their wares. Sitters walked away with ads branded on the backs of their legs.
Michael Potter is the owner of Eden Foods, one of the last remaining independent organic foods manufacturing firms in the United States. Potter is also an official advisor to the director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and forefront in the fight to uphold organic standards.
Looking to hire extra staff for the up and coming holiday season, or find that you wished you’d hired temporary workers this past summer? Hiring seasonal workers involves following a few rules of the road. Many of the laws and regulations that apply to full-time employees also apply to seasonal or part-time employees. Here’s what […]
Have you ever walked through a cemetery and wondered about the lives of the people buried there? So have Rick and Lorie Miller, and after losing some very dear family members in the recent years, including Lorie’s younger brother Charlie and her Grandparents. They wanted to find a way to celebrate the lives of those […]