Tag: Town

Hispanic Small Business Town Hall: 3 Tips for Great Leadership During the Pandemic

In times of crisis, your leadership is even more critical to your company’s success.

That’s according to the small-business advocates on Wednesday’s Hispanic Small Business Town Hall. The session, which focused on the topic of leadership, was the third in a series of streaming events hosted by Inc. and Hello Alice during Hispanic Heritage Month. The event was moderated by Hello Alice CEO and co-founder Carolyn Rodz.

Here are three things the panelists say you should do while leading your team during the pandemic.

1. Be empathetic.

“Good leaders in crisis recognize what their workforce is going through,” says Moe Vela, CEO of consulting firm MoeVela, LLC and an adviser in the Clinton and Obama White House. Those leaders empathize with their employees: They listen and gain an understanding of their needs, then take steps to address their anxieties. Some of the businesses Vela has been working with during

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YOU NEED TO KNOW: What’s the difference between Hamilton town manager and Wenham town administrator? – News – Wicked Local Wenham

Job descriptions in Hamilton, Wenham and how cooperation fits into government workings

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Hamilton has a town manager: Joe Domelowicz. Wenham has a town administrator: Anthony Ansaldi. What’s the difference and how important are differences for towns that make decisions together and share a school system and a library?

“Generally, town manager positions have more authority to negotiate and execute contracts and manage the day-to-day operations of the town government, without needing selectmen approval,” Domelowicz said. “The town manager is expected to execute the policies approved by selectmen, develop the budget and capital plans and otherwise direct all the work of the town through various departments. As manager I oversee all hiring and even make recommendations for the staff positions that statutorily must be appointed by selectmen and have the authority to discipline staff, including terminating,

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YOU NEED TO KNOW: What’s the difference between Hamilton town manager and Wenham town administrator? – News – Hamilton-Wenham Chronicle

Job descriptions in Hamilton, Wenham and how cooperation fits into government workings

Support local journalism by subscribing at explore.mypapertoday.com/wickedlocalpremium, and subscribe to the Hamilton-Wenham Chronicle newsletter here.

Hamilton has a town manager: Joe Domelowicz. Wenham has a town administrator: Anthony Ansaldi. What’s the difference and how important are differences for towns that make decisions together and share a school system and a library?

“Generally, town manager positions have more authority to negotiate and execute contracts and manage the day-to-day operations of the town government, without needing selectmen approval,” Domelowicz said. “The town manager is expected to execute the policies approved by selectmen, develop the budget and capital plans and otherwise direct all the work of the town through various departments. As manager I oversee all hiring and even make recommendations for the staff positions that statutorily must be appointed by selectmen and have the authority to discipline staff, including terminating,

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Call for applications: Madison seeks plan to ‘light up’ the town


With the world turned upside-down by COVID-19, Ryan Duques, chairman of Madison’s Economic Development Commission, is worried about the added challenge of the darker months.

That’s why this winter, the EDC is looking not only to draw folks to town, but also to cheer up the community through an initiative called “Light

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Hispanic Small Business Town Hall: Funding Options in the Pandemic–And Beyond

The pandemic has brought a painful reality into focus: Even before Covid-19 hit, 40 percent of all Hispanic-owned businesses in the U.S. didn’t have the financial runway to survive more than 60 days without revenue.

That’s according to Eli Velazquez, venture development director at the nonprofit VentureWell. “We’ve seen the data,” he says. “Now the pandemic has made it real.” Velazquez’s comments came in Wednesday’s Hispanic Small Business Town Hall, which covered the topics of funding and cash flow. Inc. and Hello Alice are holding a series of streaming events moderated by Hello Alice co-founder Carolyn Rodz, marking Hispanic Heritage Month. The next session, on customer outreach and marketing, is Friday, September 25 at 2 p.m. ET.

Angel investors and other non-institutional sources of funding can be great resources of funding, Velazquez points out. Anyone in the U.S. with an annual income of more than $200,000 or more than

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