Thriving In An Unsettled Business Environment
I know many of us are scared and worried about the current business environment. And it’s true — these are more tumultuous times than usual. But from adversity comes innovation and challenges can shake up our normal routines so we are able to see new opportunities. None of us know what the “new normal” will be…
Developing Rates for Government Contracts, Part 2
For this post, we will delve into what makes up the “pools”, how they are approved by the government and how you use the pools to develop the price per hour you can charge to the government.
Developing Rates for Government Contracts, Part 1
This post give you the basics on how to create an indirect rate structure so you can bid on government contracts.
Benefits vs Features to answer “So What?”
Bottom line is that your client wants to know that your solution is going to benefit them and benefit them better than anyone else.
The Most Important Element of Success in Business… and its not Talent or Expertise
Action will get you further than talent or expertise and even hard work.
Electoral College: Does My Vote Matter?
Michael Maibach (Founder of Center For the Electoral College) recently explained to me the history of the Electoral College and how it works and if our vote really matters when using an electoral college system.
Core Values of Management – Discipline, Affirmation and Tools
Over the years of owning and managing my companies, I’ve narrowed the core values of management down to three main concepts. Discipline, Affirmation and Tools.
Angel Investing: What is it and Is it for Me?
Greg Cangialosi from the Baltimore Angels teaches us in this interview about angel investing, who makes a good angel investor and what types of companies make a good angel investment.
Rejection – The Kick in the Butt We All Need:
When I was in fifth grade, our class got to try out for the school chorus. All but three kids were selected. Yup. The three not chosen were myself and two boys who didn’t want to be in it anyway. It stung because I DID want to be in the choir. How bad could I…
My Favorite Things…
Since I sold my business in 2018, my business life has drastically changed including that I am nearly always working from my home office and so this post is to share some of the things that make my office work well for me. The first is my Audio-Technica microphone. At $119 it didn’t break the…