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Is Your To-Do List a Should-Already-Be-Doing List?

We all have things we’d like to do but just can’t seem to get around to. Some of them are vague ideas. Some of them have made it all the way on the To-Do list.And then there are those pesky … Continue reading

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Are Your Job Descriptions Doing Their Jobs?

A great job description performs several important functions. It provides appropriate criteria for new hires, structure for current employees, and a basis for conducting performance reviews. And yet how many of us have worked in positions with ridiculously outdated, inadequate … Continue reading

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Ep. 29 – What do Maryland companies have to be excited about?

Tami Howie, CEO, MD Tech Council has lots to share! In this episode of the Lead. Learn. Thrive. Podcast, Sharon Tiger, Director of Business Development at Raffa Financial Services talks with Tami Howie, CEO, MD Tech Council about the benefits … Continue reading

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Ep. 28 – Disaster Recovery vs. Business Continuity

In this episode of the Lead. Learn. Thrive. Podcast, Nate Solloway, Director of Raffa’s Managed Technology Services and Kerry Mickelson, CIO for Hire, discuss the difference between something happened to my data and I have to stay in business versus … Continue reading

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Tariffs, Fed’s June Meeting and more

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through June 16th US stocks were mixed over the week as trade war fears mounted.  The S&P 500 edged up less than 0.1% and the Dow fell 0.9% for the week.  Internationally, Europe gained … Continue reading

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Got Excuses? It’s Time to Toss Them Out

How often have you stuck with the same dentist, bank, mechanic, or other provider because the thought of switching things up seemed more stressful or difficult than settling for the same okay-ish service you’ve been getting?What about your financial advisor? … Continue reading

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More Job Openings than Job Seekers

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through June 9th US stocks rose over the week despite trade tensions.  The S&P 500 gained 1.6% and the Dow advanced 2.8%, for the week.  Abroad, Europe eased 0.5% and Japan surged 2.4%, for … Continue reading

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