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Happy New Year

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The New Year So, this is my story. Many have heard it. Maybe even a few times. Took over the family business. Very little business experience. Lost lease. Moved to East Village. Almost went out of business after the hurricane. Took a picture of .35 cents I had to my name. Co-oped space to make rent. Three years later….. The new year for me is full of promise and strong growth. (if there is no hurricane and-or pollical upheaval, or Acopalypse……whatever! Funny, now I feel so responsible not to make a misstep. Taking in all I have learned, I want...

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Thank You Richard Branson

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I went to see Richard Branson this week. He was being interviewed at Time Talk, produced by Lincoln Center. We all know who he is. I know he owns Virgin Airlines. I know he has been working on his space travel project for the last few years. I forgot he owned Virgin Records. Years ago, this was a huge business. He now owns Virgin Group, I think a conglomerate of about 200 businesses. The night I saw him, he was asked what his first business was. He reminisces it was a newspaper. He wanted to protest the Vietnam War.  ...

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