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This episode will investigate:
The ‘You Are Here’ point in Federal Contracting (i.e., The Power of The Bigger SB…)
The Science of Belief (i.e., ‘What Truly Matters…If you think you are right.’)
Why Mentor Protégé is more important to ‘Other Than SBs (i.e., Maximum Practicable Utilization)
Have SBs historically been destroyed from lack of knowledge?
Update on the 3/31/2015 Virtual Town Hall…
LifeLung, Inc. is a multi-certified woman-owned small business headquartered in Southern California. Since 2005, we have been providing permanent employment as a nationwide staffing/recruiting firm based in Southern California. Our nationwide opportunities attract many talented candidates who are seeking jobs across the country.
Ms. Palazuelos is a member of the National Association of Small Disadvantage Businesses (NASDB) an organization founded by the Late Henry T. Wilfong. His wife, Wyllene Watson-Wilfong is the current President. NASDB, is a Trade Association, consisting of over 300 minority and women-owned businesses, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses, and HUBZone businesses, located throughout the United States. We do this primarily by educating minorities and women as to what they're entitled to under the law, and how to best achieve it. In addition, we help educate the Governmental agencies, and the major prime contractors who serve them, as to their responsibilities under the Constitution and the laws enacted by the United States Congress.
In 1992, Henry (Hank) Wilfong was given the charge by the chair of the NASA Minority Business Resources Advisory Committee (NMBRAC). Daniel S. Goldin, to, "create the best small disadvantaged business (SDB) program in the government." Today, NASA's SDB program is among the best anywhere. In a 1995 interview with MBE Magazine, President Bill Clinton cited NASA's SDB Program as "exemplary."
Contact information: Call or email Annette Palazuelos at 877-LIFELUNG/(626) 614-9581 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Wyllene Watson Wilfong's email: NASDB@mail.com
Got To Get Myself Together! 45 Days Challenge - Enlarging Your Territory - Knowing Better Means Doing Better. This is the second show for this challenge. The topic is "Stopping Self-defeating Behaviors."
Self-defeating behavior is defined as “Those that engage in a cycle of failures in attempts to fulfill something they want. It can be a need for intimacy, affiliation, control, or acceptance which results in mental health difficulties which can include depression, social isolation, and anxiety.” Without trying to sound too academic SDB is about setting yourself up for failure with or without your own knowledge. You might ask yourself “Why do I do this? Is there something wrong with me?” Well to keep things short and sweet, something in your past has caused you to react to certain situations the way you do. You need to renew your mind and transform yourself to get rid of all this negative behavior.
Learn the 5 ways to stop self-defeating behaviors and how to live a more abundant fulfilling life.
Dr. Michael Gelb is an innovator in airway, breathing, sleep, and painful TMJ disorders pioneering Airway Centric. Dr. Gelb has studied early intervention for sleep disordered breathing (SDB) specializing in how it relates to fatigue, focus, pain, and the effects all of these can have on family health. The Gelb Center offers advanced headache treatment in its New York and White Plains offices.
Shirley Gutkowski talks to Dr. Michael Gelb about how sleep apnea increases inflammation. As we know, inflammation contributes or causes vascular and arterial plaque formation causing widespread issues from neuropathy to stroke. And that short list leaves off issues too numerous to list.; plus the list grows nearly every day.
Dr. Michael Gelb is an innovator in airway, breathing, sleep, and painful TMJ disorders pioneering Airway Centric.™ Dr. Gelb has studied early intervention for sleep disordered breathing (SDB) specializing in how it relates to fatigue, focus, pain, and the effects all of these can have on family health. Dr. Gelb received his D.D.S. degree from Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery and his M.S. degree from SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. He is the former Director of the TMJ and Orofacial Pain Program at the NYU College of Dentistry and is currently Clinical Professor in the Department of Oral Medicine and Pathology at the NYU College of Dentistry. He has pioneered a new paradigm in preventive public healthcare named Airway Centric™. He was awarded Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain in 1995.
This week, Debra Ruh is here to share her inspiring perspective on her own journey to achieve social good through her company, TecAccess. TecAccess is an SBA 8(a) Certified, Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), and Woman-Owned Company that has become the global leader in E&IT accessibility solutions that specializes in Web and IT Accessibility, Section 508 compliance, and W3C standards.
But that’s not all. TecAccess has a unique advantage of evaluating technology from the perspective of their actual target audience because its workforce is composed of the very individuals for whom Section 508 was designed – people with disabilities.
Debra’s dream derives from her beautiful daughter Sara, who has Down’s syndrome. When Sara entered middle school, Debra realized that her daughter’s employment opportunities were bleak. At 13 years of age, Sara´s reading and math skills were still at a kindergarten level. Drawing upon a long and successful career in information technology, Debra´s entrepreneurial instincts kicked into overdrive and she created an IT company that hired mainly persons with disabilities — not only mild disabilities, but also severe disabilities.
Today, Debra´s dream has become a reality. TecAccess now has over 45 associates with disabilities ranging from developmental to physical. To say that TecAccess is a diverse company is an understatement: there are associates with cerebral palsy, brain injury, quadriplegia, diabetes, bipolar disorder, macular degeneration, visual impairment, blindness, and hearing loss — just to name a few.
In this episode I will address:
Why Laws Also Matter In Contracting (i.e.,'NOW")
The commercial implications of the Bigger Small Business
Explain why Diversity Optimization is the New Commercial Disruptor
Ask the question…”When Was The Last Time You Updated Your Diversity Strategy…”, and
Explain how $300 Billion in Federal Spending will lead to the creation of the “Trillion Dollar Enterprise…”
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