Puzzle Me This

As puzzles are back in vogue these days, I thought this might be of interest. Unfortunately, I’ve only had the opportunity to complete one over the past few weeks, but several themes rang true as I worked on it. Puzzling (is that what we call it?) makes you go through several stages, much like the […]

Company Culture from a Digital Perspective

What you see is what you get. Or is it? In this digital world, while you’re checking into a potential candidate’s online activity (or at least you should be), they’re checking out yours. Do you have a culture online? Are your employees speaking about “this cool company” they work for, or are your Glassdoor reviews […]

Distributed Workforce – The Future Is Now

At BOOST we have a strong bench of really intelligent SMEs with knowledge that goes deep into their service areas. Below, you’ll find a note from one of BOOST’s SME CFOs about the future of work and the high-potential for a “new remote-work normal.” Don writes: While the COVID-19 pandemic effects are in our constant […]

Leading Through Uncertainty

We know what you’re thinking. “Not another #COVID19 article.” Not to worry, we’re providing you some insight on how you can lead your team through the next few weeks (or months?). Let us start off by saying “Who gives a s#*t?”  To put it bluntly, if this is the first time you are talking to […]

Netiquette

Now more than ever digital marketing is a peak requirement for visibility. While the world is hunkering down, business for many in the GovCon space continues. It’s time to get on the social train or get run over! Social Media isn’t just for “the kids” or the younger generation anymore. Businesses across industries are utilizing […]

Business Lessons from the Billy Goat Trail

I recently had the opportunity to get away from my laptop and go hiking at the Billy Goat Trail along the Potomac River.  Beautiful day, only a little bit of foot traffic and plenty of time to think (or not think), whichever way my mind felt like going. As I began to traverse the trail, […]

End of a Year, Start of a Decade*

We are looking dead straight into 2020, right around the corner.  How did that happen?  The expression “the days are long, but the years are short” rings particularly true to me this year.  As we close out the year and the decade, it’s a good time for reflection on where things stand as a business […]

Is Running a VAR Keeping You Up at Night?

Two parts of running a successful business in GovCon are knowledge and compliance. You need to know your requirements and how to follow those directives. Add to that the complexities of running a VAR/reseller and we’d bet that there are several things keeping you up at night – in addition to booking sales that is. […]

DCAA Compliance for Small Businesses

As a small govcon have you ever thought…do I really need to be DCAA compliant? What if I’m “just a subcontractor” or “too small that DCAA will never notice me”? We hear the following from companies more often then they’d like to admit: It’s so complicated to get DCAA compliant (insert the eye roll and […]

MilSpouses | Value for Business

As the local unemployment numbers continue to be a record low rates and we all talk about the war for talent, unicorn candidates and the ridiculous salary expectations for some of the workforce, there is a pool of talent that is often overlooked…the Military Spouse (also known as: MilSpouse). Why should you consider these folks?  […]