Enjoy Live Music in Calverton

Enjoy Live Music in Calverton

Enjoy live music in Calverton and surrounds Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard in Calverton often has musicians performing, and the live music draws a large, enthusiastic crowd. Rickey Roche This singer and acoustic guitarist has been performing on Long Island for many years. He has cultivated a wide-ranging solo act and often plays at the Baiting …

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Riverhead Has Some Great Mexican Taquerias

Riverhead Has Some Great Mexican Taquerias

Taco Bout It opens in Main Street, Riverhead If you enjoy authentic Mexican food, you will be pleased to know that another Mexican Taquero, Taco Bout It, has opened its doors in Main Street, Riverhead.  It occupies the space where Las Mexicanas operated until it closed its doors a few months ago. It joins several …

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Baiting Hollow is the best of both worlds

Baiting Hollow is the best of both worlds

  Vacation From Big City Stresses For me, Baiting Hollow offers the best of both worlds. The landscape is dotted with golf courses, nurseries, farm stands and vineyards. Many wineries operate within 30 minutes drive. The hamlet has rural charm but also offers the convenience of being close to the Long Island Expressway.   Baiting …

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Eating at Cooporage Inn in Baiting Hollow

Eating at Cooporage Inn in Baiting Hollow

Great for Meals, Bring a Friend or Two My home and business are in Baiting Hollow, and I take pride in patronizing local businesses. One of these is Cooperage Inn which is located only 3.5 miles from the Long Island Expressway. It has great ambiance and is well supported by our growing local community.  It …

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3 Reasons Businesses Fail

3 Reasons Businesses Fail

3 Main Reasons for Failure First let’s get one thing out of the way. Starting a business is hard work. There are no shortcuts.  Businesses fail for three main reasons.  You have to be willing to put in long hours and tons of research if you want to make it work. Depending on what you …

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Negotiation Strategies for Success

Negotiation Strategies for Success

Top Three Negotiation Strategies for Business Success If you’re going to succeed in business, you have to understand the art of negotiation. There’s no way of getting around that. Every day we negotiate with our customers, our coworkers, and our boss. We may not perceive it as negotiation, but that’s what it is. Understanding successful …

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Stepping Stone Failures

Stepping Stone Failures

Learning to Lead Yourself so You Can Lead Others Any great leader will tell you they’ve failed many times in their life. The difference between them and mediocre managers is that they kept on going. They didn’t wallow in self-pity or allow it to affect their decision-making. I know from direct experience that failures are …

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Great Long Island Driving Roads

Great Long Island Driving Roads

No winding mountain roads but Long Island has some drives if you know where to look I cannot wait for spring. I love to cruise in my car and take my friends or grand kids for rides. I splurged last year and bought myself my dream car –  Porsche 911.  Long Island provides some amazing …

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Lean Business Is For more Than Just Startups

Lean Business Is For more Than Just Startups

My Business Failed Lean Business Principles Not Only Gave Me a Second Chance But Gave Me More Than I Ever Dreamed My first chemical supply company, Shari Chemicals grew fast and I added 18 salespeople, expensive offices, company cars and layers of management. When the tough times came (and they do) I wasn’t ready and …

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