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Something To Think About While It Snows

It’s snowing and I’m kind of bored, so I start worrying about you and your business. If your company is like most, your Employee Handbook (a must) and/or your Code of Conduct (another must) contain boilerplate provisions that restrict your... READ MORE

SilvermanAcampora Employee Honored by Long Island Cares’ VetsWork Program

On November 4, 2015 at its 2015 Harry Chapin Humanitarian Awards dinner, Long Island Cares honored Rodolfo “Rudy” Bahenarodriguez, a team member in SilvermanAcampora’s General Services Department, for his successes in its VetsWork Program. Rudy served for 21 years in the U.S. Army, retiring from the... READ MORE

The Route – Week 43

A Promise Kept The woods are lovely, dark and deep,    But I have promises to keep,    And miles to go before I sleep,    And miles to go before I sleep – Robert Frost   Two years, more than 3,000... READ MORE

The Route – Week 39

The Dry Run “This is about doing something difficult and not stopping when it becomes not just difficult, but cold and difficult…or cold and wet and difficult…or cold and wet and dark and difficult.” – Suzy Hamilton (member of the 1992,... READ MORE

The Route – Week 38

The Stopping Wish “Why couldn’t Pheidippides have died here?” – Frank Shorter to Kenny Moore at Mile 16 of his first marathon There is a psychological phenomenon called ‘The Stopping Wish’ which affects us when we are about 75% through to our... READ MORE

The Route – Week 37

A Change of Direction “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy... READ MORE

The Route – Week 36

Sometimes, You Walk  “If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.” ― Mario Andretti I took a little break from marathon training last week.  I ran a few less weekly miles, but I still managed to run... READ MORE

The Route – Week 34

A Little R&R “Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer. Go some distance away because then the work appears smaller and more of it... READ MORE

The Route – Week 33

The Fear of Success “A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning” – Billie Jean King, need I say more? I know Billie Jean King.  I’ve hung out with her, had dinner with her, and hell, I... READ MORE

The Route – Week 32

Obession “Obsessed is just a word the lazy use to describe the dedicated.” – Russell Warren An obsession is “an idea or thought that continually preoccupies or intrudes on the mind.”  Wherever I am in the world, I inevitably find... READ MORE

The Route – Week 31

The Lemonade Stand Effect “I had as many doubts as anyone else. Standing on the starting line, we’re all cowards.” -Alberto Salazar, three-time winner of the NYC marathon For my weekly long runs, I usually loop around the neighborhood so that... READ MORE

Court Rules that Solar Power Farm in Shoreham Can Be Constructed

SilvermanAcampora represented PSEG Long Island in a case brought by eight residents of Shoreham and an advocacy group named Shoreham Wading River Advocates for Justice seeking to stop the construction of a solar power farm in Shoreham, New York.  The residents... READ MORE

Partner Russell Stern’s Son Finishes Second in New York State Little League Baseball Tournament

Tyler Stern, the son of SilvermanAcampora partner Russ Stern, and the rest of the 9 and 10 year old Plainview Hawks finished second in New York State this past weekend in the Little League Baseball tournament held in Rochester, New... READ MORE

The Route – Week 30

Running In The Rain “When it’s pouring rain and you’re bowling along through the wet, there’s satisfaction in knowing you’re out there and the others aren’t.” – Peter Snell, multiple Olympic gold medalist and former world record holder I ran... READ MORE

The Route – Week 29

The Five Deadly Sins “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison Last week we talked about my irrational fear of sticks and how... READ MORE