Zack Schneider: BN360 March Spotlight Professional

BN360 Spotlight Blog: Embrace Your Failures

I’ve made mistakes. I’m not ashamed. In fact, mistakes are good things. Just so long as you learn from them. I can honestly say that I have learned more from my biggest failures than I have from my greatest successes. In fact, my successes are a direct result of my previous failures. I was fortunate enough to start a business at a very young age. It made it possible for me to make mistakes and take on more risk because I honestly didn’t have much to lose. My biggest mistakes during that first venture were a direct result of me trying to do so much myself. I was too young to realize what my true strengths were. I didn’t have great council and my peers were either just getting out of school or still in school, so my network was limited. It wasn’t until Greg and I started FIFTEEN that I had a network of the best legal council, accountants and business professionals to help guide my strategies. These people are essential to any business and are just as important as your internal staff.

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BN360 Spotlight Blog: Get Involved in a Cause That “Moves” You

Both my professional and volunteer life has afforded me the opportunity to promote and execute the work of a number of promising nonprofit agencies across Western New York. Of these encounters, my most beloved volunteer experience continues to this day: dancing with my Danceability partner, “B”. At Danceability, volunteers work one-on-one with dancers who may have a disability. This partnership is key to helping the dancer’s build up their confidence as they learn and eventually showcase a dance routine for the May recital.

January Spotlight Professional

BN360 Spotlight Blog: 5 Major Keys to Success For 2017

So it’s a new year, and often with a new year comes resolutions that people look to accomplish. Whether you’re looking to move up the corporate ladder, start a business for the first time or even looking to leave your “9-5” to pursue full time entrepreneurship, the road ahead can indeed be a challenging one. The great news is that despite the challenges, success is not only attainable for you this year but almost a guarantee with certain actionable habits.

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BN360 Spotlight Blog: Managing Email in Our Professional Lives

With every passing day, we become more and more reliant on technology in both our personal and professional lives.  With each new technological development, we are promised that our lives will be made easier and that formerly onerous tasks can be completed with just a few swipes or clicks.  With an array of devices continuously available to provide instantaneous access to nearly unlimited content, it is easy to lose track of time or concentration when we need to maintain our focus on important tasks in our personal and professional lives.