The Secret to Inspiring Creative Employees (Who Also Finish What They Start)

Innovation and execution require completely different mindsets.
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8 Words the Smartest Leaders Say to Spread Good Vibes and Happy Thoughts

Smart leaders spread good vibes among employees with the words they use.
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Cross Street Market liquor license request heads to board

Baltimore Business Journal - Mon, Jul 16, 2018
As work on a $7.2 million redevelopment of the Cross Street Market advances, developer Caves Valley Partners is headed to the liquor board to ask for a license that will allow alcohol sales for multiple vendors within the space. The Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore City will consider the request at a hearing scheduled for July 26. A liquor license for the Federal Hill market was a key negotiating point for Caves Valley. The Maryland General Assembly created a public market…
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Sinclair, Tribune shares plunge following FCC chairman's comments

Baltimore Business Journal - Mon, Jul 16, 2018
Shareholders of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. and Tribune Media Co. are taking a hit with the outlook of a tie-up between the two looking grim. Hunt Valley-based Sinclair shares dropped more than 10 percent on Monday afternoon to $29.45 after Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai raised "serious concerns" over the $3.9 billion deal and called for an administrative hearing. Shares of Tribune (NYSE: TRCO) sank more than 15 percent to $32.44. Investors had been banking on the FCC giving…
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The All-Stars Guide to Selling In the Retail Major Leagues

The speed factors to selling into big box retail, how long it takes to get there, and what you can expect along the way.
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Want to Create the Perfect Startup Pitch? Answer These 10 Questions

Whatever side of the table you're on, here's what makes a great pitch presentation.
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This local homebuilder is bringing luxury modern architecture from Miami to Baltimore

Baltimore Business Journal - Mon, Jul 16, 2018
If Greater Baltimore is going to attract big money talent, the region needs to deliver on the kind of lifestyle many of those individuals look for. For Aaron Feivelson, that lifestyle begins quite literally at home. Feivelson has launched a new company in partnership with a Miami architecture firm to bring a new, modern style of high-end home design to the mid-Atlantic. While the Baltimore area does have its share of luxury mansions and homes, they are overwhelmingly in the traditional style,…
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According to Science, People Who Are Late Lead Longer, More Fulfilling Lives (Yes, Really)

Oh, science -- you never fail to bestow your worldly wisdom upon us.
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Xometry is shelling out this much in stock for its acquisition of MakeTime

Baltimore Business Journal - Mon, Jul 16, 2018
The Gaithersburg company recently closed a $25 million funding round.
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Here are the Best in Finance: 2018 CFO Award honorees

Baltimore Business Journal - Mon, Jul 16, 2018
This year's eight honorees have worked hard to position their companies and organizations for success.
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Tenable prices initial public offering

Baltimore Business Journal - Mon, Jul 16, 2018
Tenable plans to sell up to 10.58 million shares of stock at an anticipated price of between $17 and $19 per share in a planned initial public offering that could generate up to $201 million for the Columbia cybersecurity company.  Tenable would be valued at $1.8 billion based on the midpoint of the proposed share price range. Of those shares, the company plans to offer 9.2 million shares for public trading, amounting to a maximum $175 million. The 10.58 million shares includes those that the…
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Five Ways to Empower Yourself as a Woman in Business

In a world of gender imbalance in the boardroom, women can still show up with confidence, control and authority
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If You Want Power and Opportunity, Work On Your Persuasion Skills

There is a difference between those who go it alone and those who use persuasion to find opportunity.
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Hiring software firm Arena Analytics raises nearly $11 million

Baltimore Business Journal - Mon, Jul 16, 2018
A Baltimore software company that helps firms improve hiring and retention rates has raised more than $10.8 million in a new round of funding. Arena Analytics, formerly Pegged Software, uses predictive analytics to try and match the right person with the right job in various organizations, including notable health care firms like LifeBridge Health. Arena is previously backed by more than $7 million in funding. CEO Mike Rosenbaum said the new funding will be used to accelerate market traction…
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Don't Tweet Tired: What Elon Musk Can Teach Us About Twitter

tweeting, twitter, social media, Elon musk, sharing, facebook
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FCC chairman voices 'serious concerns' over Sinclair-Tribune deal

Baltimore Business Journal - Mon, Jul 16, 2018
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s proposed acquisition of Tribune Media Co. suffered a major blow Monday after the Federal Communications Commission's chairman said the deal violates federal laws. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement he has "serious concerns" about the $3.9 billion deal because Sinclair would continue to have control over certain TV stations even though it plans to divest them. Pai said he has issued a draft order calling for a hearing on the deal in front of an administrative…
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Fighting Summer Slump: How to Avoid Distractions and Keep Your Team's Head in the Game

Employees can be properly motivated with outdoor activities and a flexible schedule.
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Less Is More: Why Small Creative Teams Are Often Stronger

Some believe that the bigger a company gets, the more successful it is. But the smallest creative teams are often more efficient and effective.
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Downtown Rite Aid store closes as part of Baltimore Street redevelopment project

Baltimore Business Journal - Mon, Jul 16, 2018
A Rite Aid store located in Baltimore's central business district has closed as part of a bigger redevelopment project. The store, which leased space at 125 E. Baltimore St., is adjacent to the old Alex. Brown and Sons headquarters. The two buildings are being turned into a restaurant, shops and coworking offices by a partnership formed by Tampa, Florida-based developer Casper Co. and the Griswold family, descendants of Alexander Brown. Brother-sister team Blake Casper and Allison Casper Adams…
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