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By - Sandi Webster

2022: A Year in Review

What did 2022 bring us? The NY Times has the top 22 things that happened for the first time in 2022 – I only need the ones pertinent to mankind – really, pertinent to me.  Here are the NYTimes vs. Sandi top things in 2022.  I’ll tell you why: Apple becomes the first company to reach a stock market value

By - Arvin Cielo

Vision Board: Projecting the Future

I’ve been doing vision boards now for about fifteen years. A friend invited me to what I considered a “frou-frou” workshop, where I would use rhinestones and magazine pictures to determine what I wanted to do for the upcoming year. What did child’s play have to do with my future? What a waste of my time! But I wanted to

What Do You Think A Caregiver Looks Like?
By - Arvin Cielo

What Do You Think A Caregiver Looks Like?

I’ve been a caregiver for over fifty years of my life. Yes, that is true, and I will most likely continue to be a caregiver until someone has to take care of me! Who is a caregiver? Per Webster’s dictionary (no relation!), a caregiver or carer is a paid or unpaid member of a person’s social network who helps them

By - Arvin Cielo

Systems you need to grow your business

Unless you are a lifestyle business, you want to scale – a little or exponentially. Many business owners do not know they need to put systems in place to have repetitive sales, retention of employees and tracking their billing. Why do you need to have a system, and not just any system, but a process-driven one? A step-by-step system allows

By - Sandi Webster

How Is Success Defined?

What does success mean to you?  Does it involve money? Job title? How well you marry? The car you drive? Just keeping your business afloat another year? To whom do you compare your success to know whether or not you’re successful? To your current peers? To your family members? People with whom you went to school? I define success based

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Real Estate
By - Sandi Webster

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Real Estate

I didn’t think about prejudices in places like real estate. Until I encountered it, I never really thought about it. But it happened to my husband and me, and it seems there are similar stories based on an August 18th NY Times article, “Home Appraised With a Black Owner: $472,000. With a White Owner: $750,000.” Story 1 – West Babylon,

By - Sandi Webster

Creating the Seats at Your Table!

What the company does? Sandi Webster LLC coaches small business owners to form advisory boards that help scale their businesses with a focus on increasing EBITDA towards a successful exit. Business owners learn the difference between a board of directors and an advisory board through an online course or one-on-one coaching. The Current Landscape In the current pandemic business landscape,

By - Sandi Webster

Flexible Work Arrangements: The New Normal

Since the pandemic, most unessential workers work from home half the time. Companies are embracing a flexible or hybrid schedule willingly or unwillingly. Employees are leaving their in-person jobs for ones that offer flexible work arrangements. They want ones where they go into the office one day per week, or everyone comes in on the same day once per month

By - Sandi Webster

Breast Cancer: Donations, DEI and Breast Cancer Types

On October 8, 2022, I will walk again for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides for Breast Cancer research. Please give kindly to my New Birth Warriors team at http://main.acsevents.org/goto/newbirthwarriors.  In over 35 years of participating in the 5K walk for different organizations, I have always considered the disparity between men and women regarding breast cancer. It’s been said that