8 things you need to know this morning

Baltimore Business Journal - 1 hour 52 min ago
Happy Wednesday! Temperatures are expected to reach the low 40s today with partly cloudy skies as some wintry weather may hit the region later in the week. Here are eight things to know. • Police arrested and charged a 48-year-old man accused of fatally shooting someone after an argument last month at Fells Point’s Blarney Stone Pub. City police said Phillip West, of Southwest Baltimore, turned himself in to detectives on Monday. [Baltimore Fishbowl] • Southwest Airlines says normal operations…
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Water Cooler Talk: AskAManager.org gives insight on workplace issues

Baltimore Business Journal - 2 hours 23 min ago
From resume advice and negotiating salaries to dealing with awkwardness with co-workers, Alison Green at AskAManager.org has seen it all.
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How banks are helping workers affected by government shutdown

Baltimore Business Journal - 2 hours 33 min ago
A number of banks are offering are stepping up to offer assistance to customers affected by the federal government's partial shutdown. The longest government shutdown in history reached its 26th day on Wednesday with no end in sight. President Donald Trump and Congressional Democrats seem no closer than they were three weeks ago on passing a budget bill. The bill is being held up because Trump wants $5.7 billion to build a wall at the U.S. southern border. The shutdown is having a big impact in…
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The 8 WeWork Creator Finalists Have 1 Unique Quality in Common

One trait, uniquely relevant now, unites them.
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How to Find the Courage You'll Need to Win in Business Today

How to make courage in business your ultimate business and career competitive edge - it's critical to your long-term survival.
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How BurnAlong Is Pioneering a New Approach to Wellness (That Actually Sticks)

How BurnAlong Is Pioneering a New Approach to Wellness (That Actually Sticks)
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The Truth About Celebrity Endorsements and Getting Your Product on TV

3 things you need to know from celebrity designer and expert Sarah Shaw.
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The Revolutionary Technique Pixar Uses for Collaboration

To have an innovative mindset, you must think globally -- but that means more than you might think
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Ground breaks on speculative warehouse in Hanover

Baltimore Business Journal - Tue, Jan 15, 2019
An Atlanta developer broke ground on a 101,000-square-foot distribution center in Anne Arundel County to meet growing demand for warehouse space in Greater Baltimore's suburbs. Work on the Hanover Business Center is underway at 1250 Stoney Run Road and expected to be completed this summer. No tenants have signed a lease for the space yet. Atlanta-based Ridgeline Property Group and partner Cabot Properties Inc. purchased the property in mid-2015, but plans to build the site stalled shortly thereafter.…
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Shutdown hasn't created 'abnormal' passenger wait times, BWI officials say

Baltimore Business Journal - Tue, Jan 15, 2019
As a partial shutdown of the federal government drags on, security operations at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport are still proceeding per "routine," according to airport officials. "To this point, we continue to see routine [Transportation Security Administration] security checkpoint operations," Jonathan Dean, a spokesman for BWI, said Tuesday. While the airport is keeping an eye on the situation, "we have not experienced abnormal passenger wait times at the TSA…
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Protenus to expand, move HQ to Brown's Wharf in Fells Point

Baltimore Business Journal - Tue, Jan 15, 2019
Tech data startup Protenus is expanding and moving its headquarters to the Fells Point waterfront. The health data security company just signed a deal to move into 12,000 square feet of office space at Brown's Wharf at 1615 Thames St. and will occupy an entire floor in the former industrial building. It will move in early March. The company has 65 employees and is expecting to hire 25 more workers this year, said Kira Caban, a spokeswoman on Tuesday. Protenus is currently located at 1300 Bank St.…
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Johns Hopkins has highest-ranked online nursing master's program

Baltimore Business Journal - Tue, Jan 15, 2019
Johns Hopkins University's School of Nursing has the No. 1 online nursing program in the nation, according to new rankings by U.S. News & World Report.  The school jumped in the 2019 rankings from its previous position at No. 5. Ohio State University, St. Xavier University in Illinois, Rush University in Illinois and University of Colorado round out the top five online nursing schools. In separate U.S. News rankings, Hopkins came in at No. 1 for its graduate nursing program and No. 2 for…
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On Social Media, Brands Can't Hide. That's Good News For Product Developers

Where brands are held accountable for their actions.
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Spirit to add service between BWI and Raleigh-Durham

Baltimore Business Journal - Tue, Jan 15, 2019
Spirit Airlines will add new service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and North Carolina's Research Triangle this spring. The low-cost airline announced on Tuesday that it will launch two daily, nonstop flights between BWI and Raleigh-Durham International Airport on May 2. The year-round service will add another connection between Baltimore and "The Triangle," a region home to Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina…
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The 'Fear-Shame Dynamic' You and Your Spouse Need to Understand

Financial hardship can bring out very different responses in spouses. Here's how to overcome that.
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Is The Hiring Manager a Micromanager? 1 Question Will Reveal the Truth

The warning signs a hiring manager is going to be looking over your shoulder a lot.
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Instead of Running a Super Bowl Ad, Skittles Again Will Get Great Exposure From Not Doing One

When everyone heads in one direction, try going the other way.
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Push begins to raise Maryland's minimum wage to $15, dividing business community

Baltimore Business Journal - Tue, Jan 15, 2019
If passed, the law would gradually raise the statewide minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2023.
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3 Surprising Reasons Why Top Performers Get Passed Over for Promotions

High performers have a tendency to put their heads down and work.
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Smiths Detection wins Homeland Security contract worth up to $291M

Baltimore Business Journal - Tue, Jan 15, 2019
A Maryland company that builds threat detection technologies has been awarded contract worth up to $291 million with the Department of Homeland Security's Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction office. Smiths Detection Inc., based in Edgewood, will provide radiation portal monitors to DHS. The portal technology can spot potentially dangerous radiation emitting material which passes through a detection zone. It is capable of scanning trucks, vehicles, containers, packages and people. Participating…
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