Three Pillars of Success: The Third is Be Nice
The third pillar of success is to be nice. There are many aspects of being nice – the first being not to burn bridges.
Three Pillars of Success: The Second is Try Even if You Might Fail
I started off this series letting you know that I went to speak to some high school seniors who were struggling a bit with all the choices they had in front of them. Their teacher, who let me add here is a GREAT teacher for recognizing this, wanted them to know that success is not…
Three Pillars of Success: First is Work Hard
The first in a three part series. I was recently asked to speak to a group of high school seniors. They have so many opportunities and choices right now that it would seem the world is their oyster. That is true but it also a terrifying time because of the multitude of choices. What if…
5 Ways To Transform Your Workspace to Promote Success
This blog was written by Reagan Bosshardt, our winter of 2023 intern. Reagan is a student at Goucher College graduating in 2025. Her goal is to have a job in marketing focusing on social media or a company’s website presence. As a college student, I have a lot of work I have to complete. I…
5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Internship
As a college student, there is a big push to get out there in the world and get experience. This is my first internship and I would like to share some tips on things that I believe make an internship worth your time and energy.
Sustainable Agriculture: Protecting Our Environment, Business & Community
The term “sustainable agriculture” is a hot topic but what does it mean and how does it work in practice? Kevin Warring, of Persistence Creek Farm, teaches us how their farm uses sustainable practices that minimize fertilizers, maximizes yields, and provides food and shelter for wildlife.
5 Steps to Make Decisions Easy
Most people hate making decisions. Whether it is what to wear to a party or what color to paint our kitchen, the process can be intimidating. So how can we change this narrative?
GROW YOUR BUSINESS THROUGH PUBLIC SPEAKING
Leisa Reid teaches us how to use speaking gigs to grow your business in this interview including how to get booked and rebooked as well as how to write your speech and focus on your target audience.
Alternative uses of farmland is key to preserving open space
Ravens Crest, the home of Retreat & Learn, also serves as a test site for MissionGO — a Baltimore based company developing and testing unmanned aircraft systems (you may know them as drones) for the eventual purpose of transporting organ transplants and blood for laboratory testing.
Government Contracting: difference between Direct Cost and an Indirect Cost?
The FAR clause 31.201-1 reads, “The total cost, including standard costs properly adjusted for applicable variances, of a contract is the sum of the direct and indirect costs allocable to the contract, incurred or to be incurred, plus any allocable cost of money pursuant to 31.205-10, less any allocable credits. In ascertaining what constitutes a cost, any generally…