Month: May 2018

5 Words You Need to Say at the End of Every Coffee Meeting

May 31st, 2018 |

  Coffee meetings can be some of the best excuses to get out of the office, or they can be some of the most productive items on your schedule. Hopefully, if you’re reading this, your weekly coffee chats are both. Don’t talk for 20 minutes about nonsense; break the ice and move into your colleague’s questions.   Click here … Continue reading 5 Words You Need to Say at the End of Every Coffee Meeting

3 Tips for Public Speaking with Confidence, Even If You Don’t Have Any

May 30th, 2018 |

  Find yourself in a cold sweat when standing in front of an audience? You’re not alone.  Taking the time to master your public speaking skills can do wonders in propelling your career. So don’t let your nerves get the best of you.   Click here for three tips about public speaking with confidence.

These 17 Fortune 500 Companies Are Headquartered In Connecticut

May 24th, 2018 |

While GE is gone, Connecticut still has 17 companies on the Fortune 500 list of the nation’s largest companies by total revenue, which was published this week.   Click here for the Fortune 500 list of companies, their rankings on the Fortune 500 list, their headquarters locations and their total revenue for the last fiscal … Continue reading These 17 Fortune 500 Companies Are Headquartered In Connecticut

Client Spotlight: KarlDowdenLaw, PLLC.

May 24th, 2018 |

Stark Office Suites would like to welcome our new client out of White Plains, KarlDowdenLaw, PLLC!     Karl Dowden has over four (4) years of experience practicing law with an exclusive focus on real estate matters. He primarily has experience working on commercial leases on behalf of both landlords and tenants. He also has … Continue reading Client Spotlight: KarlDowdenLaw, PLLC.

5 Tools to Help Your Team Collaborate Better Than Ever

May 23rd, 2018 |

Collaboration can mean the difference between success or failure in an organization. In fact, one survey found that 86 percent of people attribute workplace failures to lack of collaboration.   In today’s era of distributed teams and remote workers, technology plays an essential role in collaboration; it can shake up the status quo in a good way. … Continue reading 5 Tools to Help Your Team Collaborate Better Than Ever

These are the most important minutes of any meeting

May 16th, 2018 |

  Few people like meetings, and that’s probably because they’re increasingly overtaking the workday. Over the past 50 years meetings have grown from less than 10 hours a week to nearly 23 hours, not including impromptu gatherings.   You can reenergize your meetings by learning to recognize the most important minutes and by setting up … Continue reading These are the most important minutes of any meeting

Client Spotlight: FirstLight Home Care

May 15th, 2018 |

Stark Office Suites is excited to feature our new client out of White Plains, FirstLight Home Care!       At FirstLight Home Care, a leading home care agency, the genuine health and well-being of others is our greatest concern. We vow to provide first-class personal service for our clients so that they may enjoy … Continue reading Client Spotlight: FirstLight Home Care

Meet the 30 Most Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs of 2018

May 10th, 2018 |

    Nothing better illustrates the vibrancy of entrepreneurship than Inc.’s Rising Stars, the inspiring under-30 founders who are blazing paths in fields ranging from diamond making to tech to beekeeping.   Click here to read about Leigh-Kathryn Bonner (pictured above) and her company Bee Downtown and the rest of the 2018 Rising Stars of … Continue reading Meet the 30 Most Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs of 2018

William Pitt Sotheby’s Real Estate Brokerage Returns To Hartford County

May 10th, 2018 |

  William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty, which retreated from Hartford County a decade ago as the state tumbled into a housing recession, is returning to the area, establishing a beachhead office in Avon.   To see where their new office is located click here!

5 Important Leadership Lessons You Learn From Being a Parent

May 8th, 2018 |

  Entrepreneurs are constantly deriving inspiration from outside sources–whether biomimicry, geometry, language construction, or more. But there’s one group that sometimes gets overlooked, and they have got stores of wisdom you can learn from, specifically for entrepreneurship: Parents.   For one group of surprising experts, skills learned on the job lend themselves to leadership and workplace savvy. Click here for five … Continue reading 5 Important Leadership Lessons You Learn From Being a Parent

12 Phrases that Will Make Your Audience Put Down Their Cell Phones and Pay Attention to You

May 2nd, 2018 |

  Whether you’re pitching a potential funder, lobbying your boss, or delivering a conference keynote, you need to find a way to cut through your audience’s distractions to make sure your message registers.   Click here for 12 phrases that will catch your listeners’ ears, and keep their attention long enough for you to share your … Continue reading 12 Phrases that Will Make Your Audience Put Down Their Cell Phones and Pay Attention to You

7 Steps for Using Technology to Fuel Business Success

May 1st, 2018 |

Each week, more than 300,000 pieces of malware are released. Headlines about new ransomware or other cyberattacks or data breaches seem to break every day.The good news is that a collection of simple tools and practices can help keep your business both secure and productive.   Click here to use these seven tips get more … Continue reading 7 Steps for Using Technology to Fuel Business Success