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  • Reader Response: Land Use approval process falls way short

    I am writing in response to your article about the development of the Cavaliers Country Club. I attended numerous public meetings and met personally with staff from the Gordon administration, County Executive Matt Meyer, Sen. Jack Walsh and Councilman Ken Woods expressing opposition to this development. I was not alone as others advocated in similar […]
  • People on the Move: July 21

    People on the Move is a part of Delaware Business Times’ For the Record section, a rundown of recent hirings, promotions, appointments and other notable movements by professionals in the state. If you’re interested in submitting an entry, please contact [email protected] Tom Thunstrom has become executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware. He […]
  • Jane Brady: It is Time to Open up Delaware!

    By Jane Brady Governor John Carney just extended his emergency order relating to the COVID pandemic for another 30 days. Delaware citizens are saying it is time to open up. Small businesses and employees living from paycheck to paycheck are more worried than ever how, and if, they are going to survive. Remember, this all […]
  • Take time now to prepare for an uncertain tomorrow

    By Stephen Hoops This year has reshaped how businesses view their daily operations and future planning.  Many businesses have suffered due to missing or incomplete continuity plans created from a mindset of “checking a box,” as opposed to tried and true plans with an eye to the realities of activating them.  Many businesses did not […]
  • Is Othello a racist play or a play about racism?

    By Newton Buchanan and Lindsay Smiling Delaware Shakespeare recently hosted an online discussion where actors Newton Buchanan and Lindsay Smiling shared their experiences confronting the systemic racism of Shakespeare’s Venice in Othello, and the reverberations from that play that continue to echo through time more than four centuries later. Delaware Shakespeare has never produced Othello, […]
  • It’s time to find examples of ‘purposeful bias’ and eliminate them

    By Logan Herring To intentionally determine the viability of a business or block and deny access to opportunities and resources to build and sustain business is a travesty. The long-term impact of operating through a lens of purposeful inequity towards minority owned business can no longer be the “norm.”  As we all know, thanks to […]
  • Lisa Borrelli (WSFS): How can Roth Conversions help investors?

    By Lisa M. Borrelli, CPA When getting close to the age required for minimum distributions from retirement accounts, many investors may benefit from a Roth conversion. A Roth conversion is the process of taking funds from a Traditional/Rollover Individual Retirement Account (IRA) and “converting” such funds to a Roth IRA.  Depending on an investor’s tax […]
  • Wendy Scott: 5 tips to pivot your marketing, sales strategies

    By Wendy Scott The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant and lasting impact on businesses worldwide. As restrictions wax and wane, every company needs to assess evolving market conditions and develop new marketing and communication strategies. Increase customer engagement with virtual features. Over the last few months, the business environment has quickly shifted from in-person sales meetings […]
  • How asking courageous questions inspires change

    The workshop had been planned months ago. The topic was curiosity, specifically how to be productively curious by asking courageous questions. Great Dames, a community whose focus is helping women activate their purpose and passion, would come together virtually in a workshop led by Adina Tovell, a nationally recognized curiosity advocate and expert. Then COVID-19 […]
  • A New Approach to COVID Testing

    Scan Delaware Health’s plan could help Delawareans return to their lives A new nonprofit called Scan Delaware Health has approached state officials with a plan that could help Delaware take another big step toward offering statewide testing for COVID-19 and return residents to work safely. Scan Delaware Health says it can quickly add testing of 120,000 […]