By: Calvin Chin, originally posted on the Center for Faith & Work. Brooklyn start-up MakerBot, a 3-D printer manufacturer, is being acquired by a strategic buyer for about $400 million. This transaction further cements Brooklyn as more than a growing consumer brand. It is a bonafide hotbed of entrepreneurial activity and and new ideas. Click … Read More
By: Sherry El-Gawly, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. Unemployment levels in the U.S. as of July 2013 are 7.4%, vs. a pre-crisis level of 4.7% at the same time in July 2007 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). Employee engagement and satisfaction with organizational workplaces has fallen to modern day lows, with employees … Read More
By: Calvin Chin, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. Crains New York Business published an article about incubators fueling our local tech economy. Given our stagnant local and national economy, one should not criticize entities that try to support new companies in the name of job and wealth creation BUT can anyone who follows entrepreneurship … Read More
Originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. We can’t talk about external risk without talking about our internal perspectives on fear and control. Tim Keller discusses a Biblical view of these two concepts and how that informs the way we approach risk. Click here to continue reading.
By: Keith Park, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. An interesting situation has cropped up in the auto industry. On one side, you have GM embroiled in the midst of an embarrassing botched recall and on the other side is one of the most exciting and unlikely startups the country has ever seen. In the … Read More
Originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Prior to the last decade, it can be argued that the people making the most significant changes in our world were primarily those with access to power, money and influential networks. This norm has shifted significantly in recent years, and today, we live in an unprecedented … Read More
By Bethany Jenkins, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Someone with a passion for justice might pursue law. Another with an interest for communications might become a journalist. Yet another might become an investment banker out of a love for generosity. These passions, interests, and loves, however, can become disappointments when we … Read More
By Esther Larson, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Just give me an Ice. (pause) Cold. (pause) Morgenstern’s Ice Cream. On a hot summer day in Manhattan, ice cream is pretty much always in order. Three things I love about the new Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream parlor on the Lower East Side? Innovation. Creativity. … Read More
By Penelope Morgan, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. When I started staying home with my daughter Cecily, I fulfilled a dream and started my own handmade business. In February, I opened a shop on Etsy, selling children’s accessories, toys and décor. Click here to continue reading.
Originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. Well, guys – the plug has pretty much officially been pulled on all this free fun businesses were having on Facebook. The reach of a business’s organic (not paid) Facebook posts is being dialed down from what was 12% to 1%. Unless a business pays up, they … Read More