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The CARES Act and 3610 Guidance for the Intelligence Community

3610 | CARES Act Section 3610 | 3610 CARES Act

Updated 03/10/2023 Guidance for the Intelligence Community is always changing. Yet currently those changes seem to be in hyper-drive. Luckily, we have experts like Amy Hernandez at BOOST LLC and partners like Pete Ragone from the SC&H Group to help us navigate these waters. In an information-packed hour-long virtual discussion, Amy and Pete walked attendees […]

Return to Work Plan: Not Business as Usual. (Webinar Replay)

On Tuesday, June 9th, BOOST’s CEO Stephanie Alexander moderated a digital panel discussing the transition of many businesses back to the workplace. As such, there are a number of important questions that employers need to be answered including: What new legal requirements do employers need to consider? What policies and procedures do employers need to […]

Puzzle Me This – Are Your Business Puzzle Pieces in Order?

Updated 03/03/2023 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 […]

Company Culture from a Digital Perspective

Digital Company Culture | Good Company Culture | BOOST LLC

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 Workforce of the Future

Distributed Workforce | Workforce of Future | BOOST LLC

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 workforce of the future and the high-potential for a “new remote-work normal.” This distributed workforce comes with the potential for both massive […]

Leading Through Uncertainty

How to lead through uncertainty | 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*

best advice for small business owners in GovCon

Updated 01/31/2023 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 […]

Is Running a VAR Keeping You Up at Night?

Is Running a VAR Keeping You Up at Night?

Updated 01/31/2023 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 […]