Reno Small Business

2020 Reno Tahoe Odyssey Recap

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May 29, 2020 was to have been the first day of the 2020 Reno Tahoe Odyssey, a 178- mile relay race that starts in Reno, courses around Lake Tahoe, to the Carson Valley, to Virginia City and back to The Biggest Little City. Unsurprisingly, this year’s event was cancelled. My Odyssey teammates and I were […]


Memorial Day: Monday, May 25, 2020

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The aftermath of the American Civil War saw the beginnings of a day to remember and pay tribute to soldiers who had given their lives during that conflagration.  The history may date to a celebration in Charleston, SC after the Confederacy fell, but the federal government has declared that the official birthplace of Memorial Day […]

May 3, 2020 is World Press Freedom Day

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 In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed May 3 as World Press Freedom Day. The purpose of this annual occasion is to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom, evaluate that freedom worldwide, defend the media from attacks on independence and pay tribute to journalists. The day serves as a reminder of violations of […]

The evolution of women in the law: addressing latent sexism

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At a recent professional event, a colleague and friend for many years commented on how astonishing it was that, after expressing my fear of going out on my own practice nearly three decades ago, I did it and I had actually been successful.   And he was surprised by this? I am fairly certain my old […]

National Administrative Professionals’ Day

During World War II, there was a shortage of skilled administrative personnel in the United States due to Depression-era birth-rate decline and booming post-war business. The National Secretaries Association, founded in 1942, was formed to recognize the contributions of administrative personnel to the economy, support their personal development, and to help attract workers to the […]