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Presidential Executive Or…

Presidential Executive Orders: The Basics

Scarcely a day goes by without reports of the latest executive orders signed by President Biden. Perhaps it is time for a short review of what they are and what they are not. Presidential executive orders are how the President manages the executive b… Read More
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A Little Bit of Backgroun…

A Little Bit of Background

Background check results are more important in hiring decisions than they have ever been. Employers are also using screenings on an ongoing basis during employment. Inaccurate information, however, is a real issue, and certain research organizations… Read More
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Pivot... to Turn

Pivot... to Turn

The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) recently announced that its members had chosen the word “pivot” as the marketing word of the year for 2020. “Pivot” beat out such words as “virtual,” “agility” and “resiliency” to char… Read More
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Holiday Reflections

Holiday Reflections

The winter holiday season is important to so many of us for its wealth of traditions and meanings, and for its warm memories. When I was little, Christmas day was wondrous. There were lots of wrapped presents deposited under our tree before Christmas… Read More
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Emotional Support Animals…

Emotional Support Animals Grounded

The Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that it will be issuing a final rule early next year that makes significant changes to its current Air Carrier Access Act service animal rule. The DOT will exclude from the service animal definition al… Read More
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History Repeating

History Repeating

At the Constitutional Convention of 1787, our founding fathers debated several systems for electing the President of the United States including legislative, direct, gubernatorial, electoral and lottery systems. With the knowledge that any system the… Read More
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'Tis the Season for... Sm…

'Tis the Season for... Small Business Saturday

While small businesses in general are the lifeblood of America, small retailers, service providers, shops, and restaurants are the lifeblood of our local communities. We all remember this past spring and the shutdown of nearly all aspects of our econ… Read More
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'Tis the Season

'Tis the Season

Many nonprofits depend on year-end giving to survive, and this year those donations will be more important than ever as many fund-raising events have been either cancelled or are taking place virtually, often with reduced success. If you are in a pos… Read More
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What Do the Courts Have t…

What Do the Courts Have to Do With Elections?

For those of a certain age, it seems hard to believe that twenty years have passed since the infamous, closely counted 2000 Presidential Election. After weeks of talk about hanging chads and a flurry of legal activity, the United States Supreme Court… Read More
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With Thanks

With Thanks

True leaders inspire, encourage, and motivate by example. We are more grateful than ever for the leadership of Dirk, Lee, Duane, Heather, Kathy, and Evan. As we navigate this challenging time, having their support has made an immeasurable difference.… Read More
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