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  • These learners of today are the leaders of tomorrow

    by Joyce L. Carroll Special to Delaware Business Times Today’s climb up a corporate ladder takes more than that extra mile to get the job done. While exceling within the workplace may result in promotions or pay raises, embodying leadership skills requires a multi-faceted, dynamic approach. Leadership Delaware Inc. (LDI), headquartered in Centreville, just graduated […]
  • Barbara Necarsulmer exits SBDC after three decades

    by Marisa A. Facciolo Special to Delaware Business Times When Barbara Necarsulmer accepted a position at the Delaware Small Business Development Center (SBDC) she never thought it would be the start of a 30-year career helping people grow their businesses. People like Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head. Years ago, Necarsulmer developed a new business planning […]
  • Savvy reset of contract is worth a try in soft market

    Advice: Have numbers ready, but don’t be combative by Kathy Canavan The Delaware rental market hasn’t kept pace with the escalation clauses that are in some office leases, so it’s possible to reset your lease numbers if you think ahead, experts say. Your lease is one of the largest contracts an independent businessperson signs. What’s […]
  • Viewpoint: A steppingstone to the American Dream

    Last month, Americans of every (star and) stripe came together in their own way to celebrate the 240th birthday of our great nation. Some attended fireworks shows, some grilled out with their families and friends, while others made their way down crowded highways to beach and mountain. Still others put on their work clothes and continued […]
  • Senate votes to add groups exempt from property taxes

    DOVER (AP) — Senate lawmakers have unanimously approved a bill to add three organizations to a select group of nonprofit groups specifically exempted under state law from having to pay local property taxes. The bill approved Thursday adds the Milford Housing Development Corporation, Dover-based substance abuse treatment provider EJB Inc., and Martha & Mary’s Place, […]
  • Vice President Joe Biden to deliver DSU commencement address

    Delaware State University announced that Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., will deliver remarks at the May DSU Commencement Ceremony. DSU will also launch  the celebration of its 125th anniversary as an institution of higher education at the ceremony. The Commencement Ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7 at Alumni Stadium on the DSU campus. […]
  • Patrick Harker talks economy at Philadelphia Chamber event

    Patrick Harker, president of the Philadelphia Fed, said America’s economic fundamentals are sound and he remains upbeat about the economy when he spoke to the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce today. He saw two risks — the strong dollar and China’s slower economy. “Labor markets remain dynamic, income growth is solid, and consumer spending continues to […]
  • Sussex County Realtors mark Fair Housing Month

    Sussex County real estate agents and county council members will mark the 48th anniversary of  the Fair Housing Act today. The formal proclamation, which has become an annual event in council chambers, acknowledges the 48th anniversary of the passing of Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act. Also known as the Fair Housing Act, this […]
  • Workforce employment program graduates 50

    Gov. Jack Markell joined hundreds who celebrated the graduation of 50 Delawareans who completed the Generation USA Youth Employment Program, a partnership with the McKinsey Social initiative, and are on the path to securing employment in a variety of in-demand fields. Today’s ceremony at the  Clarion Hotel’s Belle Golden Ballroom recognized individuals who have completed training […]
  • Free symposium focuses on breast cancer updates

    The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition’s 19th Annual Breast Cancer Update is scheduled tomorrow at The Rollins Center at Dover Downs Hotel. This free one-day educational symposium features leading medical experts and other speakers discussing current topics in breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, detection and survivorship. More than 250 attendees have registered to attend. The focus will […]

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