‘Slow and Steady Wins the Race’

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David Nevins admits the public-relations industry has evolved dramatically over the past 30 years. With the advent of social media, high-speed Internet and the 24-hour news cycle, a public-relations firm has many more bases to cover to get its clients sufficient exposure. Nevins, 58, sat down recently with the JT to discuss his firm, Nevins… Read More

Do You Know What Your Customers Are Saying About You?

Should you care what others are saying about you? And, if you know, what do you do about it? These are all questions that you must know the answers to if you want to make sure you are successful in today’s world. Your reputation follows you everywhere, especially online. Recently, a friend of mine shared… Read More

Is Your Business Worth a $100,000 Investment?

Even if you’re not seeking funding and have no plans to sell, you still want your business to be investment-worthy. Here’s why: An investment-worthy business is an asset. It produces a better product, gives you more freedom and generates more buzz among your followers. If you can’t convince someone that it’s worth it to invest… Read More

Understanding the Language of Investing

Recently in the community, I hosted a financial awareness breakfast for community youth ranging in age from 18 to 30. The program was held at the newly renovated Knish Shop party room and was an eye opener for those in attendance. The seminar covered such topics as saving for retirement, and the time value of… Read More

First and Lasting Impressions

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One of the adages that has become a mantra of mine is that “you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression.” Portraying oneself in a professional, reasonable and polite way is really a minimum for creating an effective professional persona.  During the summer months, many students are seeking out internships or requesting… Read More

Baltimore’s Technion Connection

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Haifa and Baltimore lie on opposite sides of the ocean. While Baltimore’s harbor shops draw residents on a lazy Sunday afternoon, it is Haifa’s miles of beaches and coastline that bring in the warm-weather crowds. And while Baltimore is home to a generally flat topography, Haifa sits on the edge of the Carmel mountain range… Read More

‘Loved By All’

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“Everything is going to be wonderful.” Those six words were a phrase often dispensed by Herbert A. Caplan. No matter the situation, no matter the challenge, Caplan always had a knack for being the eternal optimist. It was rare to see him without a smile. Kindness, generosity and that res-ounding positive attitude are what propelled… Read More

Collaboration

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For the second summer in a row, Johns Hopkins University and Tel Aviv University officials are collaborating to study, discuss and research disease and medicine. The second annual Summer Institute of Advanced Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine at Tel Aviv University, which started on July 7, is under way until July 26. “The Summer Institute at… Read More

Check it out!

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The prospect of getting a crowd of teenagers to pipe down and focus can be a challenging task. However, when Jill Mull addresses dozens of 11th- and 12th-grade girls, she says it’s quiet enough to hear a pin drop. Mull is one of several breast cancer survivors who volunteer to speakin front of female high… Read More

At Rest

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Death is a complex subject and can evoke an entire spectrum of emotions. It can be hard to deal with at any age, but it can be especially confusing for a youngster. Loren Walsh, community connections facilitator for Jewish Community Services, aims to help parents talk to their kids about death and dying at a… Read More