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?
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.
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.
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… Continue Reading “Government Contracting: difference between Direct Cost and an Indirect Cost?”
In this two part series of videos my horse and I amble around our farm while I ponder why we keep trying the same approach expecting different results.
A wrap rate is a simple way to calculate what rate you can charge to the government under a Cost Plus Fixed Fee or Cost Reimbursable contract. The way you calculate the rate you can charge is typically done this way assuming these are… Continue Reading “What is a Wrap Rate and How Can It Make Pricing Proposals Easier?”
I don’t have a tattoo… but I have to admit I’ve thought about it and honestly I’m a little chicken…
It is embarrassing how lazy I am with my skin care. I go to bed with makeup on at least once a week and generally do the minimum I can to get by and look at least ok. So I’m excited to have Kelly Rose as my guest in this interview who shared what we absolutely must do for basic skin care and the few things we can add to our regime.
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GUILT, GRIEF AND CAREGIVING OF AN INDEPENDENT DYING PARENT
This blog is not just about my journey. I want to share other peoples stories. It is remarkable how many commonalities there are in our experiences. However, each person has a different perspective and something they can teach the rest of us.
A couple of years ago I got a phone call while I was on vacation from the grandson of a family friend. He had bad news… his grandmother … and my friend… had passed away. I suddenly realized why he was calling… a promise I had made years before to his grandmother to handle her estate. I was suddenly thrown into a role I didn’t understand or have experience – a manager of assets, real estate and financials with the responsibility of dissolving and distributing. It was a tough job and there wasn’t an easy checklist to follow. In many cases I was a detective trying to figure out where assets were or if they even existed.