White Plains, NY Real Estate News

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
I was asked to speak at Rotary in White Plains, NY.  Since they know my background they asked me to talk about diversity and inclusion in the context growing Rotary.I set the stage by putting diversity and inclusion into context.  It covers many dimensions besides race, ethnicity, and gender.I explained inclusion as making people feel welcome by welcoming their ideas and beliefs and making them feel like this is a place were they can be themselves.  In the large corporate concept that means organizing resource or affinity groups.  These groups advise on polcies, practices, benefits, and anything as seen through the lens of each affinity group.So my advice to the club was to ask and listen.  What things would you find relevent?Now Rotary International has set policies for this but I caut...
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By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, Corcoran Legends Realty
(Corcoran Legends Realty)
JUST SOLD for $662,500 - Beautifully updated & renovated Arborwood townhouse. New windows, gorgeous wide plank hardwood throughout 1st floor, new wall to wall carpeting on upper floors, updated kitchen & bathrooms, freshly painted, new hardware, blinds & fixtures. First floor entry hall w. coat closet & powder room opens up to large living room w. fire place. Large opening from living room leads to nice size formal dining room w. glass slider to backyard deck & patio. Another opening from dining room to updated eat in kitchen w. plenty of Shaker style cabinetry, Stainless Steel appliances & generous breakfast area. Beautiful hardwood staircase to 2nd floor landing, w. laundry closet w. washer & dryer, short hallway to master bedroom, master bath & large walk in closet, 2nd bedroom & ful...
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By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, Corcoran Legends Realty
(Corcoran Legends Realty)
FULLY AVAILABLE - EARLY DEAL FELL THROUGH - $649,500 - Beautifully updated & renovated Arborwood townhouse w. attached 2 car garage graciously perched above the picturesque neighborhood. New windows, gorgeous wide plank hardwood throughout 1st floor, new wall to wall carpeting on upper floors, updated kitchen & bathrooms, freshly painted, new hardware, blinds & fixtures. This exceptional unit offers a first floor entry hall w. coat closet & powder room. The entry hall opens up to a large living room w. fire place. Wide opening from living room leads to a nice size formal dining room w. glass slider to backyard deck & patio. Another opening from the dining room to an updated eat in kitchen w. plenty of Shaker style cabinetry, Stainless Steel appliances & a very generous breakfast area. B...
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By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, Corcoran Legends Realty
(Corcoran Legends Realty)
$649,500... Beautifully updated & renovated Arborwood townhouse. New windows, gorgeous wide plank hardwood throughout 1st floor, new wall to wall carpeting on upper floors, updated kitchen & bathrooms, freshly painted, new hardware, blinds & fixtures. First floor entry hall w. coat closet & powder room opens up to large living room w. fire place. Large opening from living room leads to nice size formal dining room w. glass slider to backyard deck & patio. Another opening from dining room to updated eat in kitchen w. plenty of Shaker style cabinetry, Stainless Steel appliances & generous breakfast area. Beautiful hardwood staircase to 2nd floor landing, w. laundry closet w. washer & dryer, short hallway to master bedroom, master bath & large walk in closet, 2nd bedroom & full hall bath. ...
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Each Spring, beginning in Februray, I have been working with entrepreneurs in Westchester County to help them take their business to the next level.  The program was originally called The Acadamy for Entrepreneurial Excellence.  Later on the Workforce Investment Board for Westchester/Putnam provided money for the program with the purpose of providing more jobs.  In essence, the business grows and then has to take on more people.  The employment picture just like the real estate picture has changed since 2009.  While we don't want to refer to people as "thin inventory" this is essentially what is happening especially in Westchester County, NY.While the program focuses on the whole entrepreneur and every area of the business I find that their biggest problems are now recruitment and reten...
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By Green & Sklarz LLC, Connecticut's Firm for Business Law
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
As expected, Purdue Pharma has commenced proceedings in the Bankruptcy Court to obtain injunctive relief, seeking to put a stop to the numerous pending lawsuits brought against Purdue and its affiliates in connection with the opioid crisis.  Purdue’s adversary complaint, filed Wednesday evening, names 893 separate defendants (the caption portion of the complaint alone runs 24 pages) and identifies more than 26,000 lawsuits that Purdue wants halted.  Along with the complaint, Purdue has also filed a motion for preliminary injunction (also not unexpected) as well as a motion to approve a scheduling order for the preliminary injunction. In its motion for preliminary injunction, Purdue indicates that it has been expending close to $5 million per week in internal and external legal costs dea...
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
I have been an Human Resources professional my entire career and I a proud to be part of the HR Vocie of Westchester.  I continue to be active in the local chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  I have been a continuous member of the board since 1987.Tomorrow is a special day.  We will be housing a speaker from Pepsico.Dr. Kelli GorePepsico, Global Talent Management Lead will Present:Developing from Within: Core People Process & Organizational Culture Finally MeetNavigating through a performance management process is much bigger than simply checking the box to say that it was done. This process needs to be engrained into the fiber of the organization to help drive the desired culture. We are looking forward to a lively, very important discussion on the people proc...
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Many entrepreneurships are family businesses and family businesses contribute to the economy of every area and Westchester County NY is no exception.The Business Council of Westchester has held a number of leadership panels with family businesses.  Last year the panel included Fathers and their daughters who joined them in the business.Today we has panel discussions with Mother's (woman owned businesses) and their sons who joined them in the business.The picture below is  founder of Rand Realty, Marsha Rand along with her son, Joseph Rand, Chief Executive Officer.  If you are looking to make your Westchester NY or Fairfield CT business thrive please contact me. Grant SchneiderPerformance Development Strategies914-953-4458 
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
This Thursday the Business Council of Westchester will host its 8th annual youth summit.  It is important that we continue to provide opportunities to our youth.  We need to have people ready to fill the jobs of tomorrow.  The Business Council of Westchester takes a proactive role in making sure that qualified workers enter the workforce.This day is open to youth 16-24 who want to come by and get first hand knowledge on various careers and opportunities.  They will be participating in team activities and interactive workshops.Come dressed for success and armed with your resume.Details:Thursday, April 18, 20198:30am to 3pmCrowne Plaza Hotel66 Hale AveWhite Plains, NY  If you are looking to make your Westchester NY or Fairfield CT business thrive please contact me. Grant SchneiderPerforma...
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By Phyllis Lerner call 914.438.7556, Corcoran Legends Realty
(Corcoran Legends Realty)
Move In Ready Apartment For Sale in Tanglewood Gardens, White Plains NY 10603 Close to all White Plains has to offer! •  750 sqft , 1 bath , 1 bdrm apartment “2nd floor walk up” – FOR SALE  USD172,500 . Updated Tanglewood Gardens Coop ApartmentMLS® 4914146 in Tanglewood Gardens, White Plains NY 10603 Nicely laid out, updated 1 bedroom, 1 bath walk up apartment in sought after Tanglewood Gardens Coop Complex close to all White Plains has to offer. Unit 5B3 is on the second floor of building B. Secure main entry. A large foyer w. coat closet plus a separate linen closet opens up to a bright & airy living room w. dining area. The short hallway leads you to a generous master bedroom w. ceiling fan. The updated full hall bath w. tub/shower combo has a marble tile floor. Kitchen entry right o...
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
The Business Council of Westchester has an active legislative advocacy agenda for the county, state, and federal government. The advocacy is for the business community of Westchester County New York.Tomorrow evening we will be meeting with the Westchester County Legislators.In 2018, the Westchester Board of Legislators passed legislation that directly impacted our business. That is why it is critical that we have the opportunity to meet with these policymakers at the BCW's exclusive Board of Legislator's reception. Date: Thursday, March 21st  Time: 6:00-8:00 PM Location: C.V. Rich Mansion, White PlainsFree to all BCW Members   If you are looking to make your Westchester NY or Fairfield CT business thrive please contact me. Grant SchneiderPerformance Development Strategies914-953-4458    
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Looking to build your strategic alliances? The Business Council of Westchester will once again be holding a "Circles of Influence" networking event.All members are being asked to invite business owners and executives and professionals to connect with other members of The Business Council of Westchester.  Here is a real opportunity for people to benefit their business through membership in The Business Council.Come and learn how 1,000 plus of Westchester New York's most influential businesses grow and prosper through membership.  This is a first hand look at what it is like to be a member.Attendance is Free. Date and Time:  Tuesday, October 16, 2018  5-7pmLocation :           Crowne Plaza, White Plains, NY    If you are looking to make your Westchester NY or Fairfield CT business thrive ...
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
As an Ambassador of the Business Council of Westchester I am pleased to help businesses of Westchester County connect with BCW members.  The Business Council fosters business in Westchester and advocates for the business community.  All current members of the Business Council at invited to bring guest as potential members.   There is no charge for the member or the guest.This is a wonderful opportunity for members and non members alike.  If you are in the area and you would like to attend please contact me and I will register you and greet you on Tuesday night.Location:  Crowne Plaza                  White Plains, NYDate and Time: Tuesday, June 5, 2018  5pm to 7pmContact:  Grant Schneider 914-953-4458 If you are looking to make your Westchester NY business thrive please contact me.Grant...
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
No this is not a flashback from the 1970's.  I am talking about family businesses and more specifically fathers and daughters in business.Family businesses can be interesting I have worked with a few of them.  Sometimes I have seen family dynamics played out right in front of me.  But now about success stories.Next Monday, May 14, 2018, the Business Council of Westchester will host:Fathers and Daughters in Leadership: A Shared Vision for Success  This presentation will feature a panel of successful father/daughter management teams who are shaping both the future of their companies and the Westchester County and the region. They will be sharing with us how their businesses have found success through an intergenerational business model and how these women leaders are adding a new perspect...
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
I love to highlight entrepreneurs.  I have written about entrepreneurs in Westchester County New York many times.  I also am closely associated with the Just Add One Program   This program helps business owners take their business to the next level.David Vogel, President and Co Founder of Video SEO Pro graduated from the program two years ago.  I have enjoyed seeing him grow and I have learned so much about video from him.One of my goals for 2018 is more use of video.  Recently, I attended one of David's presentations.  The topic was video and Linked In.  David is a real giver.  He was very generous with his information and his time.  Just one of my take aways was the use of an Osmo gimbal.  What is that?  It is a stabizing devices that lets you take professional videos with your cell p...
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
As independent business owners we all recognize the importance of community involvement and giving back.  We just had a Active Rain contest regarding this.This is an important topic at the Business Council of Westchester.  On Friday, January 26th a power breakfast will be moderated by my friend, Jennifer Flowers.  Her company, The Accreditation Guru  help non profits fulfill their mission.The topics discussed will be: Creative approaches to CSR-both for businesses and NFPs How to create a true partnership between a company and a Not-For-Profit The effects of CSR programs on a company's culture, identity and employee retention Registration Details Date and Time: Friday, January 26, 2018   8am to 9:30am Location: Crowne Plaza White Plains NY Admission  $35 for Members  $45 for future Memb...
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
I have been a proud member and ambassador for The Business Council of Westchester.  This organization is the gold standard for business organizations.  It's members include companies like Pesico, Mastercard, but also mid size companies and solopreneurs.The organization also has sub groups for: Solopreneurs Not for Profits HR Professionals Small Business Government Action (Advocacy) If you fit any of those catagories and would like to learn more about this organization here is your chance:Here is the info:Attendance is free for all interested prospective members.Date and Time: Thursday, November 2, 2017  5 to 7pmLocation:            Crowne Plaza  66 Hale Street  White Plains, NY  Information provided by Grant Schneider, Performance Development Strategies Would you like to know how to mak...
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Business is constantly changing and what works today will not necessarily work tomorrow.  Do you know who your customer will be in 2020? Wondering who is going to be your client in 3 years, or 4 or 5? Does it matter what type of business you are in?  This is the subject of next Friday's Business Council of Westchester Power Breakfast.The speaker is Andi Simon, PhD, Principal and Founder of Simon Associates Management Consultants.  She is author of "On the Brink: A Fresh Lens to Take Your Business to New Heights." She will tell us:• Three things you can do right now to find tomorrow's customer and capture them before they find another solution or product. • Major trends that are changing how people find solutions to their needs and how to capitalize on this opportunity. • How to rethink ...
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Clockwise from left Wayne Zuhl www.waynezuhl.com , Phyllis Schneider, Kat Palmiotti thehousekat.com , Annette Thor www.reinct.com , Debbie Gartner theflooringgirl.com , Grant Schneider pdstrategies.com .Everyone who attended the White Plains meetup had fun lots of fun.  It was a great time to learn and exchange information but most of all it was fun catching up with people we hadn't seen since the last meetup.This really was a regional NY, NJ, and CT meeting with the Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl Team from Clark, NJ to Kat Palmiotti from Monroe, NY to  Annette Thor from Stratford, CT.  Grant and Phyllis Schneider and Debbie Gartner were the only locals.  We discussed changes in our lives and businesses in the last year from web sites to real estate investments.Debbie told us about her succe...
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By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
There is now a little more than 24 hours before the White Plains New York Active Rain Meetup.Please RSVP to comments here or call or text 914-953-4458.Let's make it a great event like the one last year or the one I attended last week in Delray Beach.Here are the details from the original blog: Tuesday, August 29th 4pm (that is before rush hour!)City Limits Diner200 Central AvenueWhite Plains, NY 10606Please RSVP on comments or email grant@pdstrategies.com .   Look forward to seeing you!
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