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  • Four Things My People Need to Know

    Our CEO, Steve Crawford, is currently pursuing his Masters in Theology at Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond (BTSR). In his New Testament class, Professor Spencer tasked the students to write a paper on four things they feel their people need to know or could learn from this course. One of Steve’s objectives is to ensure […]

  • Conversations that Matter: Maria Shriver and Rob Lowe Discuss Long Term Care

    In the “Conversations that Matter” video below, Maria Shriver and longtime friend, actor Rob Lowe, sit down to discuss the impact of aging in America and the importance of raising awareness around the need for long term care planning. Maria and Rob share personal caregiving experiences and encourage viewers to have “the talk” with family and […]

  • I Just Choose Great People and Shine in their Shadows

    I am an avid LinkedIn follower and an admirer of Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Records and Virgin Atlantic airline.  In his December 27, 2014 post to LinkedIn, he talked about his philosophy on hiring. “It’s no secret that I wasn’t the most academic student. Dyslexia held me back from focusing on school work and […]

  • Big Idea 2015: No Excuses

    In this series of posts, influencers and members predict the ideas and trends that will shape 2015. Predictions and Trends 2015 I’m not really much on predictions, but there is a trend I’d like to see in 2015: No Excuses. Far too few people realize the power they hold for their life and their career. […]

  • Enlightened Perspective

    Wisdom from a Master If you will take the time to read these, I promise you’ll come away with an enlightened perspective. The subjects, written by Andy Rooney, a man who had the gift of saying so much with so few words, affect us all on a daily basis.  Enjoy! I’ve learned…. That the best […]

  • Triumph

    “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men and women do nothing.” -Edmund Burke, British Parliamentarian

  • Together We Make Football

    I grew up just outside of Washington, D.C.  My Dad had a wife and four daughters.  Surrounded by girly girl stuff, he reserved the TV for Sunday afternoons and Monday night football when the Redskins were playing.  So in the early 1970’s we either learned to be Redskin fans or did something else.  We all […]

  • Let's Walk to the End of Cancer

    We are proud to sponsor The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk for the second year in a row! The walk funds research to advance therapies and treatments that are saving lives every day. We all have the power to walk to the end of cancer! We invite you to join The Main […]

  • Remembering September 11

    Like most Americans, I remember exactly where I was, and what I was doing when I heard the first radio broadcast that awful morning 13 years ago. On a trip to New York in December, 2002, we saw the gaping hole where the Twin Towers had stood … and stared open-mouthed at the huge nets […]

  • Think The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Is Stupid? You're Wrong.

    The Internet is alight with the Ice Bucket Challenge, a silly joke that’s being shared on social media by billionaires. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg dumped a bucket of ice on his head. He was followed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who, in a playful video, built a contraption to do the dumping, and Sue Desmond-Hellmann, […]

  • Why I'm Taking a Walk Every Day

     My mind seems “full” lately — you may have experienced this. While I’ve committed hours and hours each day to absorb words, facts and figures, my devotion to “down time” has been — well, paltry. I’ve neglected that part of work life that we all need; to pause, reflect and process information. (Because of this, […]

  • Top 10 Tips For Success

    Like many people, I learn better through experience than theory. Also, if presented with huge reams of text, I tend to lose interest quite quickly.Lots of us are more visual learners, so I wanted to expand my 10 tips with some imagery to illustrate the points. Hope you enjoy them! 1. Follow your dreams and […]