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Parents clubs: Get involved  ̶  you won’t embarrass your kid!

Behind all the bull roasts, the silent auctions, and the teacher appreciation breakfasts are a bunch of parents who really like hanging out together. “I love the friendships I’ve built. It’s an opportunity to make connections, meet people, share stories, ...

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Weekend Warrior – Dr. Mary Teddy Wray

Dr. Mary Teddy Wray always had a passion for dance, but up until about six years ago she had never had any lessons. Then, in 2010, she was asked to dance at an event for the Center for the Arts ...

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Four ways to cultivate leaders

A strong, focused and driven leader is crucial to the success of any business. With the right combination of doing and being, leadership need not be limited to the C-suite. Leadership and leaders can and should go beyond the executive ...

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The #1 Thing That Could Be Sabotaging Your Business

As a transformational coach, I rarely focus on the negative side of things. Usually I’m all about positive vibes and focusing on what you can do to create success in your business, but today, I want to spend some time ...

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Towson Student Entrepreneurs Mind Their Own Business

Towson University has had a lot to celebrate during the past year: The university commemorated its 150th year and Stephens Hall, home to the College of Business and Economics (CBE), marked its centennial. And, in the fall of 2015, Stephens ...

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Tips to avoid holiday party legal trouble

The holiday season is just about here and with it comes a plethora of concerns: shopping lists, travel plans, who is cooking what at the in-laws’ house, and so on. One thing company owners and/or upper management may not have ...

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Tips to help new law firm partners file taxes

The following applies to partners in the local pre-jurisdictions of D.C., Maryland and Virginia. When you first become a law firm partner, your federal taxes become very difficult and you can find them daunting. Prior to your partnership, your taxes ...

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15 points to consider before a settlement conference

In Maryland’s federal court, only 1 percent of the civil cases filed each year go to trial. While the court will dismiss some of these cases, most settle, often at a settlement conference.

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Letter to the editor – 5/1/14: Response to ‘For A.G., it’s Frosh vs. not-Ben’

C. Fraser Smith’s paean to Sen. Brian Frosh (April 25, “For A.G., it’s Frosh vs. not-Ben”) seems focused on the fact that “Inside State Circle” he would be the favorite. Yet for someone who has been in the legislature for decades, Mr. Smith does not single out even one piece of legislation Mr. Frosh has sponsored. He’s just a favorite of the “inside players.”

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