Sponsorship and Underwriting Campaigns: Would You Please Fund Our… ?

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  By Tony Poderis Sponsorships and underwriting are different labels for basically the same thing: funding donated for the support of a project, program, event, initiative, activity, or even a salary.  In general, foundations are identified as underwriters and corporations as sponsors.  Individuals can be either, but in most instances underwriters and sponsors will be…

Cloud Computing

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  Computing has come full circle. In the early days of mainframe computers, everyone interacted with large centralized mainframes through terminals. Wide area access to the huge computers was through long distance serial communications links, all hooked up to dumb terminals. After that came the PC. Everyone could now own their very own computer. People…

Legal Pitfalls for Business

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  Businesses face many pitfalls and challenges every day. Many small businesses are not prepared to meet some of these situations, resulting in lost time and resources. A few of these pitfalls are:   Insurance Workers’ Compensation Disaster Planning Taxes Security and Records Keeping Independent Contractor or Employee? Employer Liability for an Employee’s Bad Acts…

Trademarks

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  A trademark is a brand name.  A trademark or service mark includes any word, name, symbol, device, or any combination, used or intended to be used to identify and distinguish the goods/services of one seller or provider from those of others, and to indicate the source of the goods/services.   COPYRIGHT vs. TRADEMARK vs. PATENT…

Stress Reduction Techniques

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  Our brains and bodies react to dissatisfaction, unhappiness, anxiety, stress, anger, and threats in the same way, and to a greater or lesser degree, depending on the intensity (immediacy) of the actual or perceived situation.  The brain’s warning center sands a “squish” of chemicals that cause the body to prepare to run, fight, or…