Distinguished Blog

Market insights and industry news.

No Jackets Required: How Fine Dining Is Changing

Fine dining brings together great cuisine, hand-selected wines, and white-glove service for a personalized experience and a fun night out. It also requires a certain dress code that is steeped in tradition. Men typically wear sports jackets; women may wear a dress, a skirt, or a slacks-and-blouse ensemble. In some places, formal jackets and ties…

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Creating a Distinguished Culture

This week is “Culture Week” for the Distinguished group of companies.  A series of events, both electronic and offsite in Tarrytown, NY, aimed at deepening connections across our teams, developing our professional skills and generating ideas and innovations for the future.  A small crew of NSU and Fulcrum team members will be in the Hudson Valley…

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Book Worms

Distinguished team-mates, picking up (oversized?…) copies of Seth Godin’s books following a fantastic, disruptive, enlightening, education keynote by Seth last night.

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CEO Blues

CEOs of Fulcrum, NSU, and Distinguished Programs take time out from Culture Week to shape strategy for the new combined company.  Apparently the new company uniform will be blue-ish checked shirt and beige-ish pants…

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Congrats to our team at ReSource Pro: Named One of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for 7th Time

Our sister-company team-mates at in Qingdao, Jinan, Bangalore (and New York) have done it again.  Thrilled to see ReSource Pro make the Inc 5000 list of fastest growing private companies for the seventh consecutive year.

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4 Urban Risks To Help You Grow Your Portfolio

Opportunities for a more diversified portfolio, increased referral business, and some really interesting underwriting are right around the corner in your neighborhood. Here are 4 urban risks that could be your new favorite specialty:   Cultural Institutions Urban areas are home to hundreds of cultural institutions, ranging from Natural History museums to local art galleries….

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