Guest Blog

Don’t Avoid the ER

By Dr. Charles Muntan     During the pandemic, we have had a steady stream of patients presenting in our ER with possible COVID-19 cases, however we’ve noticed a sharp decline in patients with serious, non-COVID-19 health issues because of…

Contractor’s Report

We’re now more than a month into the current Coronavirus pandemic crisis and I find it hard to concentrate in the same way I did before. Priorities and activities have shifted dramatically in family, wellness, friendships, business and other pursuits.…

Too Much Too Quickly

  As the CEO of a Susco, a local software development consultancy, I’ve had the privilege of being involved in digital transformation (DX) projects for many clients large and small for almost 20 years. In that time, I’ve assumed many…

Do Your Grooming Policies Need a Makeover?

  For decades, employers and educational institutions have issued rules banning dreadlocks and cornrows. Although these rules were often facially race-neutral, they had a disproportionate impact on African-Americans and other diverse persons. Additional "unwritten rules" also imposed pressure on African-Americans…

Hurricane Checklist for Businesses

  Many local businesses (restaurants, stores, etc.) must close during a severe storm or hurricane, but thanks to technology many can remain open or operate remotely. For a business equipped to operate during storms, saying that you’re open can be…

Avoiding Social Media Mayhem

People do stupid things on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter when their fingers move faster than their brain and they hastily hit send. For this reason, companies, as well as nonprofits, need established social media policies…