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by Felicia Gans

Supplies in demand: Cut the Complications
This month, we bring you items that add more ease than ever to your success, in and out of the workplace.

The 3 Simple Rules of Investing: Why Everything You’ve Heard about Investing is Wrong—and What to Do Instead
Cutting through complicated theories and advice, this book narrows down the only three rules you need to leave you more financially savvy, both personally and professionally. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., June 2014, $19.95

From Sketch to Screen
The Wacom Intuos Pen & Touch tablet is a solution for those who rely on sketching—great for those in design/architecture fields. With technology that allows you to sketch and direct your creations through multi-touch controls, it brings the paper and digital worlds together at last. $199.99,

Conference Calls Made Easy
Stay organized and wireless with the Plantronics Savi 740 Multi-Device Headset (pictured). The lightweight design allows you to move the headset around your office with ease and quickly convert it to work with a variety of devices. $399.95,

Crunching Numbers

$2.6 BILLION: Sale price of Hess Corp.’s retail gas business, sold to Marathon Petroleum

No. 1: Place Cooper University Health Care ranked among New Jersey hospitals in the nationwide Leapfrog survey, which rates hospitals on safety and quality

TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND: Incentive the health system received from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, which encourages hospitals in the state to participate in the quality assurance survey

ONE MILLION: Grant award given to the Coriell Institute for Medical Research from the William G. Rohrer Charitable Foundation. Structured as a five-year allotment, the grant is concentrated on Coriell’s induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell program, a pioneering area of research enabling scientists to convert skin and blood cells into stem cells.

68%: Rate of growth of women-owned businesses between 1997 and 2014, twice that of men, according to a new report from American Express OPEN

1,288: Number of new companies started each day across the country by a woman, up from 602 during 2011 and 2012

Published (and copyrighted) in South Jersey Biz, Volume 4, Issue 6 (June, 2014).
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