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Enlightened leadership helps employees succeed

The past year has marked a time of significant transition in the world—the headlines bring news of economic, political, and social upheaval seemingly every day. Workplaces are also adjusting to the fast-paced global economy, with challenges for leaders in many ...

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NonProfit Report: The Mental Health Association of Rochester/Monroe County

The Mental Health Association of Rochester/Monroe County Inc. provides support to individuals facing a mental health challenge, empowering them to make informed decisions on their self-directed path to wellness. The agency has been promoting mental wellness since 1932 and has ...

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Best practices crucial for management of information technology

“Cheers to a New Year, and another chance for us to get it right.” —Oprah Winfrey As you read this column, think of it as a New Year’s resolution for your tax-exempt organization. Addressing each of the questions included here, ...

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Seen

Perinton Food Shelf Nov. 10: A presentation of $1,030 was made at the Fairport Public Library to the Perinton Food Shelf from donations collected from participants of the Ghost Walk of Fairport. The walk was researched and created by Ron ...

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Quote of the Week

“Everybody is wondering what’s going to happen.” Eileen Semmler, CPA and partner at the Bonadio Group, on uncertainty in tax planning due to the election of Donald Trump as president 12/30/2016 (c) 2016 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain permission to ...

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SPOTLIGHT

State and local tax collection rises 15.6% in five years New York collected almost $19 billion in state and local taxes in the third quarter of 2016 – some 15.6 percent more than the state collected five years ago, according ...

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Nimbleness gives small firm an advantage

Myron Kowal readily concedes his eight-employee company is tiny. But do not try to convince him that it cannot out-compete its supersize rivals. Response Care Inc. is a tiny player in a niche market, but it is nimble enough to ...

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Two factors loom large in local economic outlook

Assessing Rochester’s 2017 economic outlook has become especially difficult. Monthly labor market estimates, typically one of the most useful forecasting gauges, remain clouded by potential sampling issues—and will provide only limited guidance until March, when annual “benchmark” revisions are released. ...

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Explore

Cosmo’s moon Cher and Nicolas Cage collided in the feel-good holiday flick “Moonstruck” 30 years ago. Set in New York City, the classic story of Loretta, her Italian family and the magic of la bella luna never gets old. It’s ...

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FastStart: Finding her place close to home and heart

In a place where stress is relieved, one thing is stressed above all others: customer service. That is the focus of Jessica Realbuto, spa director of the Spa at the DelMonte. It is the only spa of the DelMonte Group, ...

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Don’t fall for spam that promises better search engine rankings

Don’t fall for spam that promises better search engine rankings People use search engines a lot. According to Google there are more than 2.3 million searches performed on their search engine every minute. Surprisingly, not all of these searches are ...

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NONPROFIT REPORT

NONPROFITREPORT A Weekly Profile of a Local Nonprofit Organization NAMI Rochester is the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots, nonprofit mental health organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals and ...

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Quote of the Week

“Presidents have less of an effect on the overall economy than one would think.” —David Primo, University of Rochester professor, on the impact Donald Trump might have as president 12/23/2016 (c) 2016 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain permission to reprint ...

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