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Sep 28, 2023

Brooks Robinson’s gold glove in collective bargaining

Well-deserved accolades for Brooks Robinson are rolling in after his death. There was a time when his principles ran so strong that he stridently withstood the boos of his hometown fans.

Sep 28, 2023

Kudos to Dean Ronald Weich

Dean Ronald Weich has announced his intention to leave the University of Baltimore School of Law at the end of this academic year in order to pursue other professional interests. For more than a decade, Weich had led UB Law with energy, enthusiasm, and intelligence. The law school and the greater Baltimore legal community will […]

Sep 28, 2023

Passenger rail transit on the move

I recently had the opportunity to step behind the scaffolding and mesh screens surrounding Baltimore’s Penn Station to learn about the current status of the planned renovation of the historic building. This major transportation hub has been serving the traveling public since its opening in 1911. It’s now one component of a larger investment in […]

Wynné Briscoe
Sep 28, 2023

The power of intentional networking

Decisions to connect with other individuals who you have a mutual alignment should be made with conscious intention.

Sep 27, 2023

Why Hunter Biden wins his gun case

There is a special brand of irony that Hunter Biden, son of anti-gun President Joe Biden, will use last year’s Supreme Court decision in N.Y.S. Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen to challenge his indictment for being a drug addict in possession of a gun and lying under oath to buy that gun. The president […]

Sep 27, 2023

Addressing health care’s cybersecurity weaknesses

The May 2023 cyberattack on Johns Hopkins Medical’s MOVEit application again demonstrates the systemic weaknesses in the industry approach to health care data security and cybersecurity in general. The cyberattack obviously shows the consequences of integration and subsequent dependance on very complex, highly integrated, and feature-rich applications. The information of more than 300,000 indivi[...]

Tina Patterson opened Jade Solutions LLC, which focuses on consulting services in three areas: proposal and grant management, facilitation support and product marketing to a wide range of clients. (The Daily Record photo/Maximilian Franz)
Sep 26, 2023

Proposal outlining: Help the evaluator say ‘Yes’

By following your clients’ instructions while creating the proposal outline, you demonstrate that you listen to their needs.

Sep 21, 2023

Why to observe Latina Equal Pay Day

Equal Pay Days mark the symbolic date when a woman’s earnings “catch up” to those that a male peer made during the previous year. For Latinas, who earn a ludicrous 54 cents for every dollar earned by their white male counterparts, reaching a man’s 2022 wages would mean working until Oct. 5, 2023. In other […]

Sep 21, 2023

Invest in Md. horse industry, not racing

A few years ago this board questioned the $375 million deal to keep the Preakness at Pimlico due to several concerns — cost to taxpayers, declining support among the public and the questionable future of horse racing in Maryland. The 2020 law passed committing more than $400 million to the deal, but due to rising […]

Sep 21, 2023

3 pillars of resilient leadership in uncertain times

Talks of an economic downturn or an outright recession have been on the minds of most business leaders for a very long time. We have endured the pandemic, systemic inflation, and more than our fair share of political unrest in recent years.

Sep 20, 2023

Errors in MBE submissions fatal to Md. bids

As Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes eloquently stated more than 100 years ago, persons “must turn square corners when dealing with the government.” The Aug. 7, 2023, opinion of the Maryland State Board of Contract Appeals in Rycon Construction, Inc. reminds those seeking to do business with the state that this adage is alive and well […]

Sep 15, 2023

Trial by jury in the US Supreme Court?

Once upon a time, in 1794, there was a case in the U.S. Supreme Court argued to and decided by a jury. The case was Georgia v. Brailsford, 3 U.S. 1 (1794). It is the only reported U.S. Supreme Court opinion involving the impaneling of a jury. There were a few others, but they were […]

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