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Coronavirus

Videoconferencing: An Ingenious Way To Network

A current theme bears repeating: After social distancing, we will emerge into a world where the rules of the game have changed. Thriving in this “new normal” will require refining tried-and-true skills, and developing new techniques for a…

WINNING CUSTOMERS BY CALMING FEARS

I hate snakes! It is primordial. I hate them for no other reason than I do. You couldn’t give me enough money to walk in woods known to have snakes. I would go to jail rather than obey a government rule that says I have to walk down a path…

Master of the Obvious? Why, Yes!

MOO stands for Master Of The Obvious. My husband John is an accomplished engineer with several patents to his name. From the first days of our relationship, we’ve enjoyed cooking together and exploring flavorful dishes from…

Ingenious Hacks for a Sharper Mind

Nine things I do daily or weekly to keep myself sharp and engaged. My time in quarantine is starting to feel like Groundhog Day, each day repeating itself in an endless loop. Same environment. Same people. Same food. Same view…

What’s The Latest on The CARES Act?

Fourteen timely CARES Act considerations for small business owners. As previously said here, the second time has been indeed a charm as many more businesses have seen their PPP applications get approved this week and others have…

The Death of Sports or Just a New Normal

TALKING SPORTS WITH DAVE TORROMEO As Don McLean notes in his epic ballad, “I can’t remember if I cried,” but I am sure I was just as numb the day the sports world “died.” We had just finished our radio show “The Clubhouse” (heard…

Giving Tuesday

A Global Generosity Movement GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. We're launching #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of unity to take…

Reflections from Quarantine in Cuba

Have you considered what your last thought before bed and your first thought when you awake is these days?  The imperious sensation of needing more time has disappeared. Our days revolve around merely existing, thinking, feeling, and a bit…

Be Ingenious!

So, “What makes you ingenious?” I’ve been fascinated by the word “ingenious” for some time now, because it describes a quality that applies to every single person, while at the same time allowing for the fact that we are all…

Banking on You!

When thinking about exciting relationships in your life, unless you’re Scrooge McDuck I’m betting that the name of your banker is not at the top of your list.  Ah, what a difference a global pandemic and enforced working from home can make.…

Making Lemonade From Lemons

Things are weird right now.  Really weird! Uncertainty is not just a personal feeling at the moment, it is shared by people across the globe.  In these difficult times, It would be easy to give in to negative thoughts, fear of…

The Coronavirus Shock Wave

America’s first reaction to the Coronavirus was a weird combination of toilet paper panic buying and spring break beach parties. Today we stand on a Coronavirus Shock Wave precipice. Cities like New York and New Orleans are…

Get Help From the SBA to Keep Your Business Afloat

Get Help From the SBA to Keep Your Business Afloat The current COVID-19 pandemic is also an economic crisis, with long-lasting impacts felt across all industries. Therefore, businesses must be proactive now, in order to combat and mitigate…

Surviving the Coronavirus Pandemic

Business owners and IT executives need to perform a quick business impact analysis (BIA) to identify the company's critical business processes.   Most businesses are unprepared for a pandemic like Covid-19 that could incapacitate 30…