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Strengthening Families, Building Communities: The Child Center of NY

For Traci Donnelly and Steve Donowitz, their commitment to the mission of The Child Center of NY happens daily. Learn how these executives leverage business banking solutions from Sterling National Bank to achieve greater flexibility and better serve their clients.

Innovation
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When to Build Your Next Innovative Offering

The end of your current offering’s lifespan doesn’t have to be the end of your business’ profitability. Here’s how you can know when it’s time to jump to the next S-curve.

Innovation
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Stop Killing Your Good Ideas

Good intentions are not good enough when it comes to turning ideas into actionable results. Explore six of the most common mistakes found in innovation programs and learn how to fix them.

Innovation
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The Power of Experimentation

Innovation—the creation and execution of new ideas—can lead to massive growth. Learn how to use experimentation to test and understand the potential value of these new ideas.

White Papers
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Outsourcing for Agility and Growth: Payroll Financing and Administrative Services

Payroll fulfillment is one of the most critical responsibilities of the staffing industry, and can overwhelm even the strongest company. In this White Paper, you'll learn how payroll financing and administrative services can streamline operations, increase cash flow, and refocus your efforts back to the heart of your business.  

White Papers
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Low-tech Fraud Can be High Cost

How to Protect Your Not-For-Profit from Cyber Crime. Despite news of the latest data breach, companies and nonprofits still have a lot to fear from low-tech cyber fraud. In this White Paper, we outline the best practices we recommend to our not-for-profit clients to protect against computer-mediated fraud attempts.

Sterling Solutions
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The Rise of Digital Banking

Digital banking and online banking are not the same thing—your business needs both. Learn the difference and how to leverage both of these offerings to streamline your financial operations according to your unique needs.

Innovation
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5 Ways to Create a Culture of Innovation

True innovation can result in massive improvements and growth, regardless of the field that you’re in. As you begin to push for innovation in your business or company, follow the five steps of building your company’s culture.

Payroll Finance
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Discover the Competitive Edge of Payroll Financing

Bridging the gap between receivables and your payroll is a difficulty faced by many business owners. Payroll outsourcing services can help you manage disruptions in cash flow while delivering payroll financing that is accurate, on time, and in compliance.

Business Tools
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Pay it Online

While the ability to pay your bills online may not seem so exciting, it might improve your life more than you expect. Say goodbye to the hassle of stamps and envelopes once and for all, and say hello to Bill Pay—an online solution to managing your bills.

Business Tools
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Find Your Next S-Curve

In business, the cycle of growth and maturity—often depicted as an S-curve—is an inevitable reality that the best products, markets, and business models can’t escape. Learn three factors to focus on to position your business to jump to the next S-curve.

Innovation
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Is This City the Next Big Innovation Hub?

Toronto’s tech sector has rapidly become the fastest growing of any city in North America, according to a new report from the Bank of Montreal (BOM) Capital Markets. Learn the driving factors fueling the city’s high-tech boom, and the expected economic impact.

Client Profiles
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Committed to Justice: Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C.

For more than 35 years, Steven Schwartzapfel, founding partner of New York-based Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C., has fought for people who are entitled to justice. Learn more about this prestigious firm and how Sterling’s Law Firm Banking Group helps them deliver on an ongoing commitment to innovation.

Business Insights
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4 Tips for Customer Service Success

A recent report issued by New Voice Media found that $62 billion of business is lost annually due to negligent customer care. Don’t add to this statistic—avoid falling victim to the pitfalls of poor customer service by embracing these four tips. 

White Papers
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10 Essentials for Every Business

It’s all too easy to lose sight of fundamentals of your business, but understanding these essentials is only half the battle—executing on what you know is what gets the job done. In this White Paper, you'll learn how to focus on the essentials for business banking you can't afford to overlook.

Strategy
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Understanding Annuities

Annuities come in a number of variations, and, as with any investment, the more you understand how the tool you are using fits your needs, the better.

Business Tools
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Computers vs. Closers

It’s wise to consider how technology, automation, and artificial intelligence will impact our future, but should we fear for our sales jobs?

Client Profiles
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Forged by Fire

On June 1, 2018, more than 100 years of history seemed to go up in a flash. That’s the day Donsco Inc., a family-owned foundry in southeastern Pennsylvania, suffered a devastating fire.

Strategy
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Strategy Scorecard

Once you’ve established your vision and the strategy necessary to achieve that vision, determine key measures of performance to ensure that your strategy is being implemented well.