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Tech Tip: Getting more out of LinkedIn

  MaryBeth Hyland Founder & Chief Visionary SparkVision www.sparkvisionnow.com   LinkedIn is one of the best pieces of free technology any company can and should invest their time in. It drives stronger connections to the human side of your business ...

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Progress slow in getting more women on Maryland boards

The world has seen much change from a political standpoint since 2008 including uprisings, unrest and protest marches. When Executive Alliance members sat down to execute their annual census of women board directors in Maryland, they discussed the differences. “I ...

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Understanding – and bridging – the generational divides

    SparkVision founder MaryBeth Hyland was helping a business executive who wanted to increase employee engagement. He had young employees who walked into the first day on the job expecting to make a high salary and acted like they ...

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Path to success often comes through board leadership

Ellen Fish came to Baltimore right after graduating from Virginia Tech University. Fish, who now is Hamilton Bank executive vice president and chief lending officer, recalls how early in her financial career she had lunch with Mike Gill, a business ...

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Women’s Leadership Summit Keynote Speaker: Mayor Catherine Pugh

  Many in Baltimore know Catherine Pugh almost exclusively as a public servant. After all, before she was elected as the city’s 50th mayor in December 2016, she was a state senator, a member of the House of Delegates and ...

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ReStart, ReFuel, ReInvent:How to Lead more Purposeful Life

Professional coach and business performance expert Mary Ann “Skipper” Singer once led a group of successful professional women through the New Orleans cemetery, suggesting they think about more than the historic markers. It was a moment intended to spur the ...

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Barb Clapp: What’s in your purse?

The contents of Barb Clapp’s purse reflect the passions and tastes of a woman who has built one of the Baltimore region’s premier marketing, public relations and media agencies.

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