The 7 Habits of Highly Effective…Negotiators
As Stephen R. Covey’s groundbreaking business book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People approaches its 30 th birthday, I still find it more relevant than ever, particularly with regard to becoming a more effective negotiator. Rediscover this classic – or get to know it for the first time – when preparing for your next negotiation. Check out these seven habits from a negotiator's perspective.
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Board Member, MTA
CEO, Long Island Builders Institute
Hear Joe Campolo and Mitch Pally discuss the real estate forecast for Long Island as they catch up on the Ronkonkoma Hub, the impact of ride-sharing services on new development projects, and how millennials are making their voices and preferences heard.
Vice President for Economic Development, Stony Brook University
Listen as Joe Campolo and Dr. Yacov Shamash discuss entrepreneurship coming out of the Long Island High Technology Incubator, the incredible economic impact of Stony Brook University, challenges in higher education today, and the struggle to pay for college.
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CMM Business Breakfast: Master the Emotion and Psychology of Negotiation
January 31, 2018
If you missed our Negotiation Business Breakfast in November, now is your chance to join us!

Whether you’re negotiating the release of hostages, negotiating with your toddler to try a new food, or something in between, the common thread is that all negotiations are based on human interaction. To succeed in any negotiation, you must understand the psychological and emotional principles at play and how to use them to your advantage.

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, January 31 for our 2018 kickoff Business Breakfast at the Radisson Hotel Hauppauge-Long Island at 8:30 a.m., as  Joe Campolo leads a seminar that will teach you how to steer any negotiation to your advantage.
Campolo Talks Negotiation
at IMA Dinner
January 9, 2018
Ready to negotiate? On Tuesday, January 9, Joe Campolo – whose negotiation skills have taken him to the top of the business world – will present "Everything is a Negotiation" for the Institute of Management Accountants. Joe will review the basic building blocks that all negotiators need, then explore how mastering the emotional aspects of negotiation will lead to better results. He will address why preparation is critical and how to do it effectively, how to distinguish empathy from sympathy in negotiation and how to put it to work, how to identify the forces holding you back in high-stress situations, and how to uncover more win-win possibilities.

Join us for cocktails from 6-7 p.m., followed by dinner and the presentation at 7:30 p.m. at the Woodbury Country Club. For more information, visit the IMA website here.
Campolo Moderates HIA-LI Legislative Breakfast Featuring Elected Officials
January 19, 2018
Interested in what our elected officials believe is in store for 2018? Join us on Friday, January 19 as Joe Campolo moderates a panel of elected representatives at HIA-LI's Annual Meeting and Legislative Breakfast. Invited panelists include US Congressman Lee Zeldin, NYS Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, NYS Senator Tom Croci, NYS Assemblyman Mike Fitzpatrick, and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone. The event will take place at the Hamlet Golf & Country Club at 8:00 a.m.
Sidor Presents at YorkBridge Business Leaders Conference
January 22, 2018
On Monday, January 22, 11:30 a.m., at Gurney's Montauk Resort, CMM's Melissa Sidor will join a dynamic panel of experts at the YorkBridge Business Leaders Conference.

Aimed at addressing some of the highest priority subject matter facing business leaders in the current economic and political environment, the YorkBridge Business Leaders Conference is an exclusive event for business owners and leading professionals in the Hamptons community. Speakers will provide thought-provoking insight on the way in which personal decision-making influences those most important to us: our families, our employees, and the communities in which we work and live.
Mitch Pally, Board Member, MTA and CEO, LIBI; Kelly Morris, Deputy Executive Director, Suffolk County IDA; Brian Lee, Executive Managing Director, Newmark Knight Frank; Joe Campolo, Managing Partner, CMM; and Kurt Koegl, Partner, Marcum LLP
CMM Business Breakfast: Experts Reimagine the LI
Real Estate Landscape
A t our Real Estate Business Breakfast on November 29, panelists shared their insight on the challenges and changes that lie ahead for real estate on Long Island including the impact of millennials on commercial and residential development projects and the need for municipalities to be proactive in revitalizing their downtowns. A special thank you to our event sponsors  Marcum LLP ,   Newmark Knight Frank Fidelity National Title - Garden City, NY   and HKM Associates .
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Malafi Elected to Board of Directors of Family
Service League
An advocate for the community,  Christine Malafi  has been elected to the Board of Directors of  Family Service League , a Long Island based non-profit human service organization that provides a safety net for people in need. Congratulations, Christine, on your new role! 
Campolo Hosts Entrepreneurs Edge Interview with
Eugene Alletto
Celebrating success on Long Island at the 2017 Entrepreneurs Edge, co-hosted by  Protegrity Advisors, LLC   and  Stony Brook University's College of Business , Joe Campolo interviewed Eugene Alletto, CEO/Quarterback/Founder -  BEDGEAR . They discussed Alletto's journey and advice for entrepreneurs. Read Newsday 's coverage of the even t here.
Campolo and Alessi-Miceli Shine Spotlight on Hauppauge Industrial Park
When people talk about Long Island, they mention its sandy beaches, seaside harbors and quaint villages. Perhaps the largest, and most hidden, gem among these sites is the Hauppauge Industrial Park, the second largest industrial park in the nation behind Silicon Valley and a major economic engine serving all Long Island. But for too long, the businesses in the park have been deprived a seat at the table when Town and State budgets are determined, threatening the park’s success and survival despite its major economic contributions to the state and local economy. Read Joe Campolo and Terri Alessi-Miceli's full Long Island Business News editorial here .
Tourette Association of America Celebration Gala Reaches Fundraising Record
Proud to serve on the National Board of Directors for the   Tourette Association of America Joe Campolo attended the organization's 45th Anniversary Gala, honoring Ken and Julie Moelis at  Capitale in NYC . With almost 500 in attendance, the TAA raised almost $3.5 million at the event. The TAA raises awareness and funds to make life better for people affected by Tourette and Tic Disorders. Learn more here.
Employer's Guide to Avoiding Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Given the recent headlines, all employers should be reminded that they have a legal duty to maintain a workplace that is free from sexual harassment. It is critical that every employer take this form of discrimination seriously and address complaints adequately. Learn what steps you can take to reduce the risk of sexual harassment in the workplace and provide your employees with a safe work environment.
The Continuing Evolution of Jurisdiction in New York
One of the more challenging and ever-evolving issues that litigants continue to see is determining what is necessary to obtain personal jurisdiction in New York State over an individual or business that resides or does business out of state .  Learn what happened in a recent case that demonstrated what courts will consider when determining whether personal jurisdiction exists over an out-of-state defendant.
Can You Control What Happens to Your Remains After You Die?
How prepared are you for the inevitable? Although it's not something we like to think about, pre-planning is your best course of action to ensure your end-of-life wishes are met. Read this advice on the steps to take now.
Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP
Ronkonkoma & Bridgehampton, New York