Lehigh Valley Business LVB Daily News http://www.lvb.com/section/Daily LVB Daily News News en-us Copyright 2019 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sat, 20 Apr 2019 19:10:08 EST Sat, 20 Apr 2019 19:10:08 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20190419/LVB01/190419860&source=RSS Collegiate entrepreneurs to make their pitch at Bethlehem competition Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeast Pennsylvania and LVTech have joined forces once again to host an event to help college students who are potential entrepreneurs, practice their business pitches. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 11:42:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20190419/LVB01/190419860&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20190419/LVB01/190419860/AR/0/AR-190419860.jpg Collegiate entrepreneurs to make their pitch at Bethlehem competition http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419866&source=RSS A conversation with Jane Wells Schooley Jane Wells Schooley is CEO of Northstar Team Development in Bethlehem. She is also co-founder and owner of Dutch Springs, a 100-acre recreation area in Lower Nazareth that she started with her husband, Stu. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:38:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419866&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20190418/LVB01/190419866/AR/0/AR-190419866.jpg A conversation with Jane Wells Schooley http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419867&source=RSS How to take the hands off before a hand-off Most entrepreneurs start a business because they know something about a particular industry, its practices, its products and services, and its customers. Generally, they believe they can do whatever it takes to match or beat competitors profitably and successfully. Many new businesses don't survive, but for those that do, the belief of the founder. . . Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:35:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419867&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20190418/LVB01/190419867/AR/0/AR-190419867.jpg How to take the hands off before a hand-off http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419868&source=RSS Program encourages women leaders to give back Bonnie Hall first recognized her leadership potential when she was a Girl Scout growing up in Shamokin. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:31:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419868&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20190418/LVB01/190419868/AR/0/AR-190419868.jpg Program encourages women leaders to give back http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419869&source=RSS Coaching tools evolve Executive coaching is keeping up with technology while offering up a variety of choices to deliver services &#8211 from one-on-one appointments and telephone calls to apps that incorporate artificial intelligence. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:29:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419869&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419870&source=RSS Game-based approach to training slowly gains traction Gamification has long been a buzzword in the world of corporate learning. And it has been expected to make waves this year, at least according to business publications like Forbes and HRTechnologist. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:25:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419870&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419871&source=RSS Recession or not, apply best practices for sourcing There have been a number of signals lately to indicate the US economy may be slowing or heading toward a recession, they include Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419871&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20190418/LVB01/190419871/AR/0/AR-190419871.jpg Recession or not, apply best practices for sourcing http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419872&source=RSS Legos find role in Penn State food research Legos have been child&#8217s play for almost 100 years, used primarily to build houses and cars &#8211 never to grow scientifically engineered meat. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419872&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20190418/LVB01/190419872/AR/0/AR-190419872.jpg Legos find role in Penn State food research http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419874&source=RSS State charging up electric-vehicle growth The day isn't quite around the corner when Pennsylvania drivers will be able to find charging stations for their electric vehicles the same way they can find gasoline stations. But it is getting closer. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419874&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20190418/LVB01/190419874/AR/0/AR-190419874.jpg State charging up electric-vehicle growth http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/BERKS/190419878&source=RSS Hamburg foundry fined for firing safety whistleblower After an investigation by the U. S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a U. S. District Court for Eastern Pennsylvania has awarded 40,000 to the former employee of a Hamburg iron-casting company who claimed he was fired for reporting alleged safety and health hazards to OSHA. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/BERKS/190419878&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20190418/BERKS/190419878/AR/0/AR-190419878.jpg Hamburg foundry fined for firing safety whistleblower http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419880&source=RSS PennDOT plans 281M in road repair projects for region The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said it plans to spend more than 281 million this year on projects in District 5, which spans Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton and Schuylkill counties. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419880&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20190418/LVB01/190419880/AR/0/AR-190419880.jpg PennDOT plans 281M in road repair projects for region http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419881&source=RSS Online clothing retailer Lulu's to create over 460 new jobs in Palmer Township Lulu's, an online women's retailer, will open a warehouse and distribution facility in Palmer Township, Northampton County, according to a news release from Governor Wolf's office. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20190418/LVB01/190419881&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20190417/LVB01/190419887&source=RSS Robots finding role in retail Have you met Marty? Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20190417/LVB01/190419887&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20190417/LVB01/190419887/AR/0/AR-190419887.jpg Robots finding role in retail http://www.lvb.com/article/20190417/LVB01/190419888&source=RSS Sands fined 230K for violations at Bethlehem casino The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has fined Sands Bethworks Gaming LLC a total of 230,000 for underage gaming violations and the over-awarding of free slot play at the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20190417/LVB01/190419888&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20190417/LVB01/190419888/AR/0/AR-190419888.jpg Sands fined 230K for violations at Bethlehem casino http://www.lvb.com/article/20190417/LVB01/190419893&source=RSS Beck Packaging acquired by N.Y. company A Lehigh Valley industrial packaging and supplies company has been acquired. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 10:08:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20190417/LVB01/190419893&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20190417/LVB01/190419893/AR/0/AR-190419893.jpg Beck Packaging acquired by N.Y. company