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Welcome to a new week.  How cool that we get another chance to succeed in business, and to do some good in our world!  May the information below help make your week productive, safe and healthy. Let me know if I can assist you further, in anyway. Nancy

Webinar - Maryland’s Work Sharing Program: A guide for employers - Thurs, August 13, 10:00am

Representatives and employers utilizing the program will provide an overview on both employer and employee benefits, requirements, and how to participate. Work Sharing is designed to avoid layoffs by preserving jobs for current employees and to assist businesses that have already undertaken layoffs to reopen and resume operations gradually. This critical program can also serve as a means of bringing most or all of a temporarily laid off workforce back to the job, even if social-distancing measures, a decline in business or other factors prevent operating at full staffing levels immediately. Presented by: Bryan Moore, deputy assistant secretary, division of unemployment insurance, Maryland Department of Labor and Phil Tulkoff, president, Tulkoff Food Products, Inc.

How to Adapt Your Brick and Mortar Business to Thrive and Make Money - Thu, Aug 13, 2020 12:00 PM. In the face of COVID-19, brick and mortar businesses are developing and redeveloping strategies to keep existing customers, find new customers, and maximize long-term profitability. In this webinar, learn how to redefine the customer experience, understand and put data to work, and pick the best tools to help your business adjust. Read more and register here.

Why Creativity is Key For The Post-Crisis Rebuild

Leaders need to discover and make use of creativity across their existing workforce to thrive in the next chapter.

New Research Shows the Six Questions That Predict Success—Talent, intelligence, and even mental toughness are important. But possessing a strategic mindset 'uniquely' predicts goal achievement. Article here:

Your mindset around failure can make or break your success. Here’s how to plant the seeds of resilience. --Inc.

Use these four tips to speed up training for your new hires. --Inc

Inspiration: The greatest discovery is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes. ~ William James

Thank you for all that you continue to do to help others. Please stay safe and healthy!



Md. Dept. of Commerce Updates: 8/10/20