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New information to help start this new week off, and close out August in a productive way.  Nancy

3 Tips for Networking Remotely as Business Development Moves Online – By Jim Ries, Offit Kurman. Networking online is new for many of us and it takes time to get it right. We are all learning to use new technology and proper etiquette while video chatting.  If you like the article attend Jim’s webinar Tuesday to learn more.

Webinar - How to Master Virtual Networking Workshop. Conducted by Jim Ries- Sept 1, 2020 9:00 AM. Free - Register here:

67% of employees find employee handbooks helpful. Does your company have one? About half of the companies that do have one say they have updated it since COVID-19. Create your own employee handbook (for free!) using the Workest Employee Handbook Builder tool.

New - Maryland Task Force Best Practices for Business Reopening Webinars are focused on Professional ServicesPersonal ServicesManufacturing and Construction, and Hospitality and Tourism. The webinars feature updates from officials at the Maryland Department of Health, Maryland Department of Commerce and Maryland State Police. All Task Force webinars can be found here: 

Maryland’s Recovery Plan for Child Care Outlines Path Forward - Maryland Together: A plan to continue and expand child care during the COVID-19 Pandemic.  View the full Recovery Plan and the Plan FAQs for Parents.

Want to help your business? Prioritize taking care of your mental health. --Inc.

Inspiration: Mondays are a great day to focus on what we GET TO do instead of what we HAVE TO do. Life is a gift, not an obligation. ~ Jon Gordon

Your efforts make a positive difference. Thank you for all that you continue to do to help others. Please stay safe and healthy!

Md. Dept. of Commerce Updates: 8/31/20