Brooklyn Entrepreneurs: MakerBots

July 3, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

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

Becoming the Best Place to Work

July 2, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

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

Incubator & Bubble

June 28, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Issue, Society

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

A Biblical Perspective on Risk

June 22, 2018By DPC EditorChurch Issues, Resources for Churches

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.

Where’s the Value in Calculated Risk?

June 22, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

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

Ice Cream & Innovation

June 15, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

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

The Gospel of Etsy

June 8, 2018By DPC EditorParents, Resources By Industry

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.