Happy 165th Birthday to Central Park!

Central Park is more than just an urban oasis to me, as a New Yorker.  It is the place that I got my solid idea to create RestoPresto.  I say solid because I always wanted an easily portable multi-functional extra layer however THAT serendipitous day in the park, my vision for RestoPresto became legit! Back to […]

launchpad2x + my story of RestoPresto from concept to consumer in Atlanta!

I am very honored that launchpad2X, the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Atlanta, invited me to be a speaker on their esteemed panel discussing “Concept to Consumer: Keys to Bringing our Product to Market”. I will be discussing how I came up with the RestoPresto​ concept, prototyping, my overfunded Kickstarter campaign, obtaining a Trademark, being granted a patent, […]

Tip Tuesday: What is an NDA & why do YOU need one??

  WHAT IS AN NDA? A Non-Disclosure Agreement (“NDA”) is a legally enforceable written contract between two or more parties that signifies that a confidential relationship exists between the parties involved. NDAs are sometimes referred to as Confidentiality Agreements. Each NDA is unique and yours must be tailored to who the signing party is and […]

Springing forward…

The first day of spring symbolizes blooming, renewal, warmer breezes and growth (even if a snowstorm is approaching where you live, like it is in New York)! Personally, I have MANY plans for the season. Do you? Are you preparing for Easter? For Passover? Closet cleaning? Spending more time outdoors? What about moving forward with […]

Do you own a business in NY State? The annual filing fee is due 3/15!

Do you own a business in New York State? If so, please do not forget that the deadline for certain partnerships, LLCs & LLPs to pay the NYS annual filing fee is fast approaching: MARCH 15th! NOT based in New York State? Double check your own state requirements to ensure the you are on track! […]

You have an idea…now what?

Do YOU have an invention idea but do not know how to take the first step? Are you stuck on how to effectively move forward with your project? Do you have questions that cannot be answered by a search engine and need guidance from an experienced advisor? Well… HELLO there! I offer customized private sessions […]

What happens when Hoda brings strangers together….

In September 2016, my product invention RestoPresto was featured on The Today Show with Kathie Lee and Hoda.  I was watching all of the action through the huge windows from the plaza and thought that my heart would explode out of my chest with excitement and pride! After the segment there was a bunch of […]

Make Your Dream Come True Day – January 13, 2018!

It’s “Make Your Dream Come True Day”! If you are dreaming of bringing your product or service idea to life and do not know how to accomplish this….then DREAM no more & put your thoughts into action by working with me. It’s what I do as an Idea Execution Strategist. I offer customized advisory services […]

BUSINESS OWNERS: Don’t forget the 1099 deadline is 1/31!

Happy Tip Tuesday! Are you a business owner? Did you know that the IRS requires that a Form 1099 be sent to each independent contractor who provided at least $600 worth of services to your business in 2017? The deadline for businesses to send out 1099s is 1/31/18. This deadline is to ensure that the […]

Take these 2 steps to “kick off” your plan on Motivation & Inspiration Day!

Did you know that today is officially National Motivation & Inspiration Day? Founded by Kevin L. McCrudden, on December 18, 2001, the United States Congress declared January 2nd as this day! One of Mr. McCrudden’s mottos is “Take action to make things happen!” with which I wholeheartedly agree. To celebrate the new year and in […]