Supplies in Demand: Getting Started
In recognition of this month’s 20 Under 40 feature, we put the spotlight on products any successful young professional should have—both on hand and on their shelf.
A User’s Guide
A must-read for entrepreneurs and innovators, The First Mile: A Launch Manual for Getting Great Ideas into the Market by Scott D. Anthony provides a guide for bypassing the roadblocks and pitfalls in the first mile of the road to success. Harvard Business Review Press, May 2014, $25
Keep organized with this brown leather Brooks Brothers’ document case and look good while doing it; you’ll impress clients with how on top of things you are, and how easy you make it look. Safiano Leather Document Case, BrooksBrothers.com, $468
Get Your Name Out
Make the most of networking by using the efficient ABBYY Business Card Reader. There are free versions available, but we recommend the Professional Edition to help you effortlessly transfer your contacts into one easy-to-use database. ABBYY Business Card Reader, ABBYY.com, $89.99
1: Position of New Jersey in terms of the amount of mortgaged homes in foreclosure (8.12 percent), according to the Mortgage Bankers Association
60%: Amount of executives in TD Bank’s Annual CFO Survey that are optimistic about economic growth this year, compared to 46 percent last year.
½: Number expected to increase capital expenditures. Top areas include technology, existing facilities and workforce hiring.
$48.5 billion: Merger deal struck between buyer AT&T and DirecTV, as the phone provider gears up to take on television and streaming providers
6.9%: Unemployment rate in New Jersey in April, the lowest since 2008
4,500: Jobs added in the state in April
Published (and copyrighted) in South Jersey Biz, Volume 4, Issue 5 (May, 2014).
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