Business Insights

7 Lessons in Life and Leadership

Last September we began our journey with Leadership Dutchess, an annual professional development program hosted by the Chamber Foundation, Inc., and now, after nine transformative months, we are graduating. Throughout the course of the program, we took deep dives into communication, public speaking, team building, project management and other topics...

Not All Dollars Hold the Same Value

While being in business is all about generating revenue, in my nearly two decades working in PR, and more than 10 years in management, I’ve learned a few things about making a profit. One of my primary takeaways: not all dollars hold the same value. I’m not, of course, speaking...

Four Things Journalism Taught Me

Before joining the rewarding world of public relations at Impact PR & Communications, I was a stringer for a local newspaper During my 16 years as a freelance journalist, I wrote about home buying and selling, home ownership, young professionals, entrepreneurs, business concerns, health and wellness, the environment, school graduations...

More Wow-Worthy Insights from HVNN’s Business Newsmakers

Our CEO Filomena Fanelli hosts a wonderful weekly show on Hudson Valley News Network called Business Newsmakers. Sponsored by our client Tompkins Mahopac Bank, the business leaders who appear on the show offer valuable business lessons learned through years of experience as entrepreneurs and executives. Here are some learnings we...

Wow-Worthy Insights from HVNN’s Business Newsmakers

Our CEO Filomena Fanelli hosts a wonderful weekly show on Hudson Valley News Network called Business Newsmakers. Sponsored by our client Tompkins Mahopac Bank, the business executives who appear on the show offer some very valuable insights and emerging trends in launching new ventures, growing one’s small business and striking...