Month: November 2017

Stark Office Suites – Hartford

November 30th, 2017 |

  Come see our newest location at 750 Main Street in Hartford, CT! This location blends all the modern amenities of a contemporary office facility with the Old World charm of a building steeped in history. Located next to the Old State House in the heart of downtown Hartford, our building is at the center … Continue reading Stark Office Suites – Hartford

7 Simple Social Media Moves That Work

November 29th, 2017 |

  Before he started to dole out social-media advice for entrepreneurs at Inc.‘s recent GrowCo conference in New Orleans, Dave Kerpen, chairman of Likeable Media and now founder of offshoot Likeable Local, had a few things he wanted to get out of the way.   First, he said, social media is not free. Second, it won’t … Continue reading 7 Simple Social Media Moves That Work

5 Things You Can Do In Just 1 Day to Work Smarter (Instead of Harder)

November 21st, 2017 |

  We’ve heard this saying many times before, work smarter, not harder. Productivity is different for everyone, so it takes some trial and error to find what works for you. While some of these may be hard to implement, try starting one of these each week.   Christina Nicholson, owner of Media Maven shares the five ways she … Continue reading 5 Things You Can Do In Just 1 Day to Work Smarter (Instead of Harder)

Meet the ‘Small Business Person of the Year’

November 16th, 2017 |

Do you marvel at the degree to which your life story inspired your business? Do you think you’ve faced challenges as an entrepreneur?   Meet Victoria Tifft, who contracted malaria in West Africa, which inspired her to become the founder of a booming medical research company that earned acclaim at National Small Business Week. She … Continue reading Meet the ‘Small Business Person of the Year’

Client Spotlight: edoCup

November 15th, 2017 |

Stark Office Suites is excited to feature our new client out of Greenwich, edoCup.     From 2008 to 2010, we represented food companies seeking US representation for their products. In 2010, we started in the coffee business roasting Specialty green coffee beans. We then observed that after sampling coffee, we’d have to throw away … Continue reading Client Spotlight: edoCup

5 Productivity Tips to Get Your Work Done (Now That It’s Dark After 4 p.m.)

November 9th, 2017 |

  Daylight Savings. We love it when we gain that extra blessed hour of sleep–and hate it when it means it’s pitch black by the time we leave the office.   Your productivity takes a hit during this dark time of year. So, how can you stay focused and determined when there’s a lot on our plates but … Continue reading 5 Productivity Tips to Get Your Work Done (Now That It’s Dark After 4 p.m.)

9 Customer Service Tips from Today’s Top Leaders

November 8th, 2017 |

  Leaders have the ability to inspire exceptional customer service, such as by empowering employees to take charge.   If you’re struggling with customer service and need a push in the right direction, you can learn a lot from today’s top leaders. Click here to read eight customer service tips from successful leaders who have … Continue reading 9 Customer Service Tips from Today’s Top Leaders

Seven Essential Things to Remember When Starting a Small Business

November 2nd, 2017 |

  Coming up with a small business idea can be as simple as identifying a problem in your local area and finding a solution to it. But there’s a reason why many small businesses fail in their first year, and there are a lot of things that can contribute to a business’s downfall.   Click … Continue reading Seven Essential Things to Remember When Starting a Small Business

Want to Be a Successful Leader? Remember These 5 Things Before You Post on Social Media

November 1st, 2017 |

      You’re a leader. You’re also a human being. So, in 2017, you’re using social media. How can you use your social media habits to lead more effectively–or at least make sure you don’t undermine yourself? Mike Erwin and Joe Quinn are the founder and director of leadership development, respectively, at Team RWB, … Continue reading Want to Be a Successful Leader? Remember These 5 Things Before You Post on Social Media