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  • What's Coming to Broadway: A Fall/Winter Preview, Part II
    by Shayne Austin Miller
    August 28, 2010

    What can you find on Broadway this season? A movie made into a musical (very original), a novel made into a musical, a poem made into a ...

  • What's Coming to Broadway: A Fall/Winter Preview, Part One
    by Shayne Austin Miller
    August 28, 2010

    Broadway has a lot in store for you this season, from flying superheroes to classic animation to lively revivals. Even with the uncertai...

  • Theatre Etiquette Top Ten: How to Best Enjoy the Show!
    by Shayne Austin Miller
    August 28, 2010

    The world is forgetting how to behave when going to the theatre. Attending the theatre was once a very formal and extravagant affair; no...

  • Hair and Now
    by Shayne Austin Miller
    August 28, 2010

    It is amazing how a musical written and set in the 1960's can have such relevance today. When Hair originally opened at the Public Theate...

  • West Side Story
    by Shayne Austin Miller
    August 28, 2010

    In my humble opinion, West Side Story is probably the greatest musical ever written. With stunning choreography by Jerome Robbins and a ...

  • Opening the Books
    by Peggy McHale
    August 28, 2010

    Sharing the company's finances with your organization might seem like a bad idea at first, but the benefits to your organization can be s...

  • Managing Conflict
    by Peggy McHale
    August 28, 2010

    While most of us aspire to a peaceful work environment, the reality is that conflict is a normal part of the workplace. It is important a...

  • Train Your Team
    by Peggy McHale
    August 28, 2010

    Every interaction a member of your team has with a client or supplier should reflect an attitude and practice consistent with your busine...

  • 5 Important Steps to Starting a Business
    by Peggy McHale
    August 28, 2010

    Whether you have always dreamed about owning your own business or just recently decided to take the plunge mid-career, launching your own...

  • Health Care Legislation - Small Business Impacts
    by Peggy McHale
    August 28, 2010

    Now that the House voted to approve the healthcare bill on Sunday and sent its reconciliation package to the Senate, it appears that this...

  • Creating the Company Culture
    by Peggy McHale
    August 28, 2010

    My business partner Sandi and I are both working moms. We know what it's like to be at a meeting when the phone rings and the school nurs...

  • Welcome 2010
    by Peggy McHale
    August 28, 2010

    If you are like most business owners, you were probably happy to say good-bye to 2009. Unless you specialized in bankruptcies, outplaceme...

  • Survival Strategies for Securing Credit for Your Small Business
    by Peggy McHale
    August 28, 2010

    In my last column, I spoke about the credit crisis and its impact on small businesses. As many of you know, a large number of companies ...

  • The Credit Crisis for Small Businesses
    by Peggy McHale
    August 28, 2010

    Mention the bank bailouts to small business owners and you can hear their frustration. While it has been over a year since the government...

  • Social Media Scams
    by Peggy McHale
    August 28, 2010

    Last week I discussed social media and how you can leverage it for your business. This week I am going to alert you to some of the scams ...

  • Putting the Tweet in Twitter
    by Peggy McHale
    August 28, 2010

    Are you confused by Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and all the rest? Especially how to make it work for your business? I was too but then ...

  • Marketing Tactics for Tough Times!
    by Peggy McHale
    August 28, 2010

    In my last column, I discussed the importance of a marketing plan and understanding your most efficient channels to reach your customers....

  • Marketing Plans
    by Peggy McHale
    August 28, 2010

    Who Needs a Marketing Plan? The simple answer is every business owner needs a marketing plan. (Job hunters should also take note, a pla...

  • Biz Buzz
    by Peggy McHale
    August 28, 2010

    Since this is my first appearance on The Alternative Press, I thought I would share a bit about my background and the focus of the column...

  • Moms Reentering the Workforce: Making the Right Choice
    by Diane Lang
    August 28, 2010

    As a therapist and life coach, I've seen firsthand how hard women are on themselves. Mothers are constantly asking themselves impossible ...

  • Mental Health Minutes
    by Diane Lang
    August 28, 2010

    I have gathered up some easy to follow "Mental Health Minutes" that you can add into your daily life. It's easier to take babys steps and...

  • The Myths of Happiness
    by Diane Lang
    August 28, 2010

    In my search for what truly makes us happy, I have stumbled on what doesn't make us happy. There are a lot of myths on happiness out ther...

  • Is it Ok to be Sad?
    by Diane Lang
    August 28, 2010

    During the week I realized I was sad or anxious and sometimes even ready to snap. As a Therapist and educator, I had to do some deep thi...

  • The New Year - Starting It Off Right
    by Diane Lang
    August 28, 2010

    Tips for a Great New Year We all want to start the New Year off right. We think to ourselves, this will be the year: I lose weight, sta...

  • Tips for Living an Optimistic Lifestyle
    by Diane Lang
    August 28, 2010

    We all want to be happy and live life to the fullest. Unfortunately, that is not always the easiest task. The good news: We are supposed ...