Dave Bartholomew | Focus your work day with lists | Business World

What do you do first thing every work day?

When I have asked this question of business people, I usually get answers along the lines of checking emails or answering phone messages. This reactionary way of time organization is not recommended. You are literally allowing other people — the ones that made the call or sent the email — to set your priorities.

One of the most productive life strategies

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In brief: Women’s Business Network’s April meetings set, community cleanups and more in Monroeville, Pitcairn

The Murrysville Chapter of the Women’s Business Network holds regular meetings on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. The April meetings will take place on April 8 and 22. For more information, contact Katrina Burkett at 412-856-5250.

The All Virtual Chapter holds regular meetings via Zoom on the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The April meetings

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Business notes: Three WV cities picked for remote worker program | Business

Three communities in West Virginia have been chosen as hosts for a remote worker program that includes funding by the founder of Intuit.

Lewisburg, Morgantown and Shepherdstown are part of an initiative to lure and retain new residents to West Virginia. The program is supported by the state, as well as West Virginia University through a $25 million from Brad Smith, a Kenova native.

It targets fully employed individuals from

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Whatsapp Business Answer For Your Call Heart And Business Cellphone System

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With so many users on WhatsApp, it is exhausting to disregard the platform. In early 2020, WhatsApp hit 2 billion users, up from 1.5 … Read More

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Its My Business Spring 2021

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Business owners in Yakima, Kittitas counties tackle pandemic challenges in Enterprise Challenge | Local

Typically, contestants in the Enterprise Challenge business plan competition in Yakima and Kittitas counties would have numerous opportunities to connect in person.

The annual competition, co-organized by the Yakima County Development Association and the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce, helps small businesses develop business plans, network and obtain advice from local experts. But because of the pandemic, organizers moved most things online.

Contestants took part in the various workshops and

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Out-of-state professionals ready to take their business to the North Country

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Warren County Economic Development Corporation has a lot of work invested in showing businesses and employees what they could gain from moving their work to the region.

A lot of that work comes down to getting data on who is ready to make the move, how soon and where from, and this week the EDC highlighted findings in a study asking all of those

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More than recreation, ice in Traverse City was a brisk business | News

TRAVERSE CITY — During this stressful “pandemic” winter, northern Michiganders may be happy to hear of even a small reason to rejoice, of one local tradition that is carrying on.

This tradition generates serious discussion in the media, and surely during many of those now ubiquitous online friends and family meetings. The topic in question? Ice.

Yes, ice.

Will the bays freeze over? How thick is the ice on the

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Retaining workers: Tips on how employers can attract, hold on to employees | Business

For Jovani Ford of the Arizona Lighting Company, one of the hardest challenges of running a business is retaining workers. The small business only has a handful of employees, so even being one down can have a huge impact on the company.

Retaining workers for the long-term is also a challenge. “Getting a person who wants to stay is the hardest part,” Ford said.

It’s a challenge faced by many

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For some Skagit manufacturers, business has boomed during the pandemic | Local News

People have been buying more kayaks, luxury cruising boats, whimsical stickers, and salsa during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to four Skagit County manufacturers who make these products.

For Eddyline Kayaks, a kayak maker north of Burlington, the surge in demand started late last spring as many flocked outdoors, said Scott Holley, Eddyline Kayaks president.

The company is producing a record number of kayaks each week, but is still unable to

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Read the full text of Anchorage’s emergency order loosening business restrictions

MUNICIPALITY OF ANCHORAGE

PROCLAMATION OF ADDITIONAL EMERGENCY ORDER EO-18

ISSUED BY THE ACTING MAYOR OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF ANCHORAGE PURSUANT TO ANCHORAGE MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 3.80.060H.

Anchorage case counts have reduced to the level last seen in early October 2020, due to the collective sacrifices required by our previous emergency orders and the individual actions of residents. This improvement warrants another careful loosening of restrictions imposed by EO-17. In order

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Oak Ridge asks citizens to avoid in-person business, updates city service COVID-19 protocols

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WATE) — City Manager Mark Watson is urging Oak Ridgers to conduct business over the phone and by mail whenever possible as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have an impact on the city.

Most financial transactions can be handled electronically and via mail, according to a news release from the city. Those wanting to meet someone are asked to call the department’s extension directly.

Many of the

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L-L League swimmers finally getting back to business | Sports

There are always many questions when a new high school sports season begins, and swimming is no exception.

Of course, with the delayed start of the 2020-21 campaign because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this season opens with far more questions than usual.

For starters, with one of the most regimented training schedules, swimmers build up endurance throughout the season leading up to league, district and state championships. Practices in

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L-L swimmers finally getting back to business | Sports

There are always many questions when a new high school sports season begins, and swimming is no exception.

Of course, with the delayed start because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this season opens with far more questions than usual.

For starters, with one of the most regimented training schedules, swimmers build up endurance throughout the season leading up to league, district and state championships. Practices in December pay off in

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The Latest: India’s Case Level a Third of Its September Peak | Business News

NEW DELHI — India is reporting 31,521 newly confirmed coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, dropping to just over a third of the peak level seen in mid-September.

India’s single-day cases have remained below 50,000 for more than a month.

The health ministry also reported 412 deaths Thursday, raising India’s total fatalities to 141,772.

India’s health ministry says some coronavirus vaccines are likely to receive licenses in the next

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The Latest: Tex. Official Critical of Lockdown Is Virus Case | Business News

AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas state official who has been critical of measures ordered by Gov. Greg Abbott in efforts to slow the coronavirus pandemic says he has tested positive for the virus.

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller was among an estimated 200 people who rallied outside Abbott’s home in October to protest his pandemic orders, including a continued statewide mask mandate and lockdowns.

In a statement Wednesday, the 65-year-old

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The Latest: Doctor Has Concern About Vaccine Availability | Business News

WASHINGTON — The founder of the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium says she has concerns about the availability of potential coronavirus vaccines.

Dr. Ala Stanford said Wednesday that “everyone who needs a test cannot get a test. So, I do have concerns about the vaccine availability.”

She says it is important that vaccines are received by people “going to work every day in contact with the public, bringing it home to

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The Latest: Arizona Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 7,000 | Business News

PHOENIX — Arizona’s death toll from the coronavirus pandemic surpassed 7,000 on Wednesday and the state reported 108 deaths.

The state registered 4,444 confirmed coronavirus cases, increasing the state’s known totals to 382,601.

The Department of Health Services says on Twitter that “a large percentage” of the 108 deaths reported Wednesday were due to reviewing past death certificates and determining the deaths were from COVID-19. That periodic process results in

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The Latest: Poll: 50% of Americans Ready for Vaccine Shot | Business News

WASHINGTON — A new poll find only about half of Americans are ready to roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccines even as states prepare to begin months of vaccinations.

The survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research shows about a quarter of U.S. adults aren’t sure if they want to get vaccinated when their turn comes. Roughly another quarter say they won’t.

The Food and Drug

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The Latest: UK: 2 People Report Allergic Reaction to Vaccine | Business News

LONDON — U.K. regulators say people who have a “significant history’’ of allergic reactions shouldn’t receive the new Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine while they investigate two adverse reactions that occurred on the first day of the country’s mass vaccination program.

The national medical director for the National Health Service in England says health authorities were acting on a recommendation from the Medical and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency.

Professor Stephen Powis says the

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