Ferne Kornfeld is an experienced and accomplished commercial finance consultant who specializes in debt restructuring. Additionally, she is a Principal at Value Capital Funding based in Palm Beach, Florida. Ferne possesses over twenty years of industry-specific experience.
The Importance of a Clean Kitchen for a Home Chef
A home kitchen can be a chef’s dream – or a nightmare. It all depends on the order and cleanliness of what they’re about to walk into. It doesn’t matter if one is a professional chef or a foodie; the kitchen can still be the best room in the house.
As such, it is critical to keep a kitchen clean. There are hundreds of reasons why the kitchen of all places should be the cleanest; some of them are arguably more obvious than others.
Preventing Foodborne Illness
One of the most obvious, not to me...
Small Business Finance Tips for the Rest of 2021
The last two years have brought many difficulties and changes, especially for small businesses. Those that survived lockdowns and social distancing have done well, but there’s never any harm in being prepared.
As such, financial planning must always be a priority. Even now, with the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel finally becoming visible, planning is critical. It is time to plan how one’s business will change as the world struggles to return to the new normal.
Create a Budget
How to Empower Women in the Workplace
Every year more women enter the workforce, filtering into industries previously locked away from them. The progress made has been excellent – but there’s still a long way to go.
One way to start making a difference today is by empowering women already in the workforce. Leaders can (and should) step up and help remove barriers, biases, and complications whenever possible.
Amplify Female Voices
Unfortunately, it is all too common that even when a woman in the workforce speaks up, she finds hers...
Recipes that Can Relieve Stress and Taste Delicious
The past year has brought an increase of stress and anxiety, more than we would like to admit. There are plenty of ways to help counter these more negative moments, from exercise to meditation and everything in between.
One of the best ways to help counter stress is by taking care of yourself. This starts with what you’re putting in your body – what you eat. Thankfully, certain foods will always help relieve stress, and they’re not always what people would stereotypically call ‘comfort foods....
Empathy and Diversity: Tips for Increasing Both In The Workplace
A stable, effective, and healthy workplace requires many different elements to come together. While this sounds like an impossible goal, there are certain things that leaders and business owners can do to help encourage this sort of environment.
For starters, one should always try to encourage and increase empathy and diversity within the workplace. At a glance, they may not appear to have much in common; empathy and diversity often go hand in hand and often can (and will) positively impact p...
Best Homemade Sauces to Add to Your Favorite Meals
Taking a recipe or meal to the next level is a lot easier than you’d think. Even just adding a new spice you haven’t tried before can make all the difference. Sauces, especially, are a great way to mix things up and turn an entire meal into something new. Nowadays, it’s hard to find sauces in the aisles of grocery stores that aren’t riddled with unhealthy additives, ingredients, and loads of calories. Luckily, you can make delish sauces right in your own kitchen!
As a home cook...
Female Entrepreneurs of 2021
As we are now halfway through 2021, both new and old businesses have thrived and shown what they are made of. Much like last year, women trailblazers have taken over as entrepreneurs and created businesses that have taken the world by storm. From technology, beauty and fitness, healthcare, and more, women are founding businesses that are sure to make their mark on this year and beyond. Check out the female entrepreneurs of 2021!
As the founder of Woman CEO Mindset & Woman CEO Ac...
Top Strategies for Women-owned Businesses
Depending on the type of business you run, the kind of leader you are, and your goals, strategies can change from business to business. For women-owned and operated businesses, they’re in an entirely different ballpark when it comes to implementing the correct strategy. These are some top strategies for female entrepreneurs and women-owned businesses:
Rely on Your Mentors
Although the number of women entrepreneurs has grown significantly over the years, they’re far more men owning companies a...
Heart Healthy Dinner Ideas
When it comes to changing up your diet for a healthier one, it is much easier to succeed when you have a lot of delicious meals lined up. Meals that are still tasty while being heart healthy. Here are several different heart-healthy meals worth trying out if you’re trying to take care of yourself without getting bored of your options.
Homemade Chicken Tenders with Everything Bagel Seasoning over Salad
Both the name and the meal itself are a mouthful! EatingWell’s Homemade Chicken Tenders with...
A Guide to Creating a Debt Restructuring Plan
There comes a time for many individuals and businesses where the debt becomes too much. Something has to be done, as the debt is rapidly outpacing the income. Don’t worry; this isn’t always the sign of the end for a business.
Businesses can opt to go one of many different routes, including debt restructuring. Debt restructuring is where a company (or entity) refinances its debt/obligations in the hopes of reducing payments and increasing flexibility. In other words, they rebalance the amount ...
Avoid These Mindsets That Can Hold Women Back in Business
Female entrepreneurship is on the rise. Yet even as those numbers grow, many more are coming up against the same barriers time and time again. Some of those barriers are societal, while others are more mental.
There’s no arguing that the gender gap is real, but certain actions and mindsets that female entrepreneurs can take advantage of to get ahead. The reverse is also true. Here are some of the mindsets that should be avoided.
Ambition Is a Negative
Many women are raised to believe that amb...
Recipes Perfect for Spring
It’s that time of the year. The sun is shining bright, plants are blooming, and the weather is warm and inviting. Spring is in the air, and with it come specific cravings for delicious springtime meals. There’s little better than coming up with a meal full of seasonal fruits and vegetables.
Spring is the best season to sit down and have a meal full of fresh produce. There are dozens of fruits and vegetables available and twice as many recipes to be found. Here are a few delectable choices to ...
Busting Myths on Debt Restructuring | Ferne Kornfeld
Many individuals and businesses have had to face some form of debt. Debt is overwhelming and frequently scary, so it is so essential to understand the common myths surrounding different types of consolidation or restructuring.
There are dozens of myths surrounding debt restructuring. Hop online and do a quick Google search, and countless articles will come up providing advice. In theory, this is excellent news. In practice, much of the advice out there contains misinformation. Much of that mi...
Networking Tips for Women in Business | Ferne Kornfeld
Networking is a daily part of life in business. It’s a crucial part of career development and running a business. However, business women tend to face a few additional challenges when it comes to networking. These challenges do not negate networking’s importance; if anything, they work to highlight the need.
The idea of diving into the world of networking can be intimidating. There are so many concerns about where to begin, how to approach, and so much more. Yet, there are some simple tips an...
Recipes To Try This Holiday Season
‘Tis the season for delicious recipes to share with your friends and family! Holiday time is the best time of the year to try out new dishes and show off your cooking skills. From small bites to grand family dinners and irresistible desserts, here are tasty recipes to try out this holiday season:
Peppery Roast Beef
Make your Holiday dinners even more special with a Peppery Roast Beef. Roast beef is always a great dish to bring to the table of any party or family gathering, especially during t...