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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Geoffrey Richards on Job Preservation

Geoff Richards, Principal at William Blair & Co., was listed amongst the 40 Under 40 honorees in 2009. In an interview with Chicago Business News, Richards explained what motivates him, and why he dedicates so much of his time to job preservation.

William Blair & Co. is a financial services company focused primarily on money management, middle-market corporate finance and M&A. Richards is greatly involved in the firm’s newest project, which provides consulting for special situations and restructuring.

Small Business Advice for Natural Disasters

This year has seen its fair share of natural disasters, including the two storms Sandy and Nemo. Now, the United States are preparing for winter storm ‘Q’, which is expected to hit at the end of the week. These incidents have a direct impact on business throughout the country. Small businesses are especially affected. According… Continue Reading

Zarsha Leo Launches Texas Venue

Zarsha Leo, a new restaurant-bar franchise, recently opened a branch in Texas. The chain features a traditional American ambience, complete with a classic grill-themed menu, live sports broadcasts, great music and great beer. According to CEO Evan Burschkopf, the company plans to expand significantly during 2013. “I have always envisioned launching such a venue, and… Continue Reading

Focus on Companies: Anchin, Block & Anchin

Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP is the largest single-office accounting firm in the United States, with 52 partners and principals and a staff of 350.  Anchin has been named as a top firm in several categories, including: •    “Best of the Best” Top 25 Firms in the U.S. (by Inside Public Accounting) •    “Best Place… Continue Reading

The iWatch: Apple’s Newest Project

According to Nick Bilton of the New York Times, Apple is currently working on a new project: an iWatch. Utilizing curved glass the perfectly fit a person’s wrist, these “smart watches” may not yet be in actual development. Bilton explains: “In its headquarters in Cupertino, California, Apple is experimenting with wristwatch0like devices made of curved… Continue Reading

Why You Should Buy the New Office 365 Home Premium Edition

Microsoft has just released its newest version of Office; Office 365 Home Premium Edition. After using it for several days, Business Insider discussed the seven reasons everyone should purchase it. The first is that it is a good value. “Office 365 includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, OneNote and Outlook. The Home Premium version costs… Continue Reading