December 2022 Issue
'Moving the Needle for Good': 10 nonprofit leaders on benefits, challenges of their work
This region is known for many things. Clean, bountiful waters. The appeal of the cities and towns that dot the countryside. Its rolling hills and opportunities for recreation. Its culture. Last but not least: Its giving spirit.
That last is engendered in large part by the many people working in the nonprofit world, from food banks to tech, from foundations to the arts, from the outdoors to serving and protecting our youth. Numerous people of talent and drive committed to helping those in need buoy nonprofit organizations across the region and across virtually all walks of life.
We spoke with …
Before You Say Anything: The Untold Stories and Failproof Strategies of a Very Discreet Speechwriter
By Victoria Wellman
Reviewed by Chris Wendel
Several years ago, I traveled with a mentor of mine to give a brief overview of the program I was working with at the time. He was also presenting for his own organization.
The seminar was directed toward business development. Overloaded with information and thoughts, I flailed through my part and felt badly as we traveled back home. Knowing I was not happy, the mentor gave me some …
New Year, New Laws: Employment law updates you should consider in 2023
With the new year upon us, it’s a great time to take a look at some of the employment law trends and coming changes.
In 2020 and 2021, employers were rightfully reactionary to the pandemic. In 2022, a lot of employers breathed a sigh of relief. Now 2023 needs to be the year that employers adjust to what appears to be the new normal. Here are a few employment law issues to consider in the …
The Medicare Maze: Three experts on decoding open enrollment
Autumn may be time for political elections, but for people ages 65 and older, it’s also another important election season: Medicare Annual Election Period.
Also known as Medicare Open Enrollment, this annual window runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7 and is an opportunity for beneficiaries to make changes and additions to their health coverage that will go into effect Jan. 1.
Medicare is the federal health insurance program for both people aged 65 and …