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Marketing can be savior
for religious institutions

Religious institutions are unique in society. They are the only social institutions formally set up to provide spiritual and moral nourishment to all of us. Other institutions to which we belong or with which we interact–business firms, schools, unions, hospitals, ...

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How long before Tuna
heads off for shinier seas

News item: New York Jets give up four draft choices–third and fourth round this year, second round in 1998 and first round in ’99– and $300,000 for the New England Patriots to release coach Bill Parcells, allowing him to become ...

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Non-Profit Report: Rochester Rehabilitation Center, Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Founded in 1919, Rochester Rehabilitation Center provides comprehensive, community-based rehabilitation services that promote the physical, social, emotional and vocational independence of people with disabilities. Thousands of individuals are served annually in the ...

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Map your firm’s future
to ensure that it has one

Barely a third of all businesses survive past their founder. Now, as the population ages and businesses mature, more companies than ever are facing up to the fact that without succession planning, they won’t have a future. So each month ...

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Altering perception aids
in accelerating change

Mobilizing an organization for change is a critical skill these days. Unfortunately, even when the organization is in danger, it is extremely difficult to get employees to mobilize quickly and passionately. Most senior executives will readily admit that seldom does ...

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New hopefuls fuel
cable-TV diversity

Is CHOP TV, the martial-arts channel, in your future? How about the Air and Space Network, the Children’s Fashion Network, the Jackpot Channel, Gay Entertainment Television, Jock Talk TV, the Museum Channel, the Premium Horse Network, Wingspan (the Aviation Channel), ...

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The best tool for the job
not always the biggest

By ERIC COHEN Computer Columnist In the computer business, as with any business, “best” is not necessarily the same as “most powerful,” “most sophisticated” or “most expensive.” Sometimes best simply means “most suited to the job or task.” In that ...

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The best experts know
that they aren’t perfect

Drive C: not ready.” One day late last summer I turned on my personal computer, and instead of the usual beeps and whirs, there was only this silent message on the screen. My computer was not recognizing its hard drive, ...

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Non-Profit Report: Neighborhood Housing Services of Rochester Inc.

NON-PROFIT REPORT A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Neighborhood Housing Services of Rochester Inc. Since 1979, Neighborhood Housing Services of Rochester has been helping unbankable home owners keep up their homes. NHSR does this through its Revolving Loan ...

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Say farewell to the old to make way for the new

The buying and entertaining frenzy that overtakes us during the winter holidays, no matter what our religious persuasions, has managed to choke out the meaning of the old yuletide custom of burning the log as a symbol of “letting go” ...

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Cost accountability
redefines non-profit success

“It is no use saying, “We are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing what’s necessary.” –Winston Churchill The $300 hammer. The $600 toilet seat. Just two examples of government-procurement abuses that have gained media attention. “What ...

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Non-Profit Report: Alzheimers Association

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, Rochester Inc. serves Monroe and eight surrounding counties–Livingston, Steuben, Chemung, Schuyler, Yates, Ontario, Seneca and Wayne counties–with education, support, advocacy and research dealing with Alzheimer’s disease ...

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Like people, modems
thrive on good connections

Whether you want to explore the Internet or provide a simple way for the people in your branch office to hook into your main network, your task will be more efficient and bearable with the right piece of equipment for ...

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Non-Profit Report: Finger Lakes Council Boy Scouts of America Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Finger Lakes Council,Boy Scouts of America Inc. The Finger Lakes Council, Boy Scouts of America has been serving the youth of Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties since 1921, striving to fulfill ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Learning Disabilities Assocation of Genesee Valley Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Learning Disabilities Association of the Genesee Valley Inc. Formed in 1963, Learning Disabilities Association of the Genesee Valley provides advocacy, vocational and residential services to adults and children with learning disabilities, an ...

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