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  • Report: Russ Ramsey, Ted Leonsis to Head DC 2024 Olympic Campaign - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Russ Ramsey, Ted Leonsis to Head DC 2024 Olympic Campaign

    Washington, D.C. businessmen Russ Ramsey and Ted Leonsis have been named chairman and vice chairman of the nonprofit organization campaigning for the 2024 Summer Olympics in the capital region, the Washington Business Journal reported Tuesday. Greg Otto and Douglas Fruehling write that DC 2024 announced its intention to bid for the Olympics in August. Ramsey […] More

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    Tuesday Tip Jar: The Best Advice from the Week in Government Contracting

    This week, Ted Leonsis, in promotion of his new book The Business of Happiness, and offered this tidbit of wisdom: “First and foremost, if you're happy and on a path to self-actualization, you leave yourself open to great success in many of your personal and professional endeavors. The second thing is companies focused on building […] More

  • Ted Leonsis: The Business of Happiness - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ted Leonsis: The Business of Happiness

    Ted Leonsis’ latest book, The Business of Happiness, released February 8th.  The book’s fulcrum is his famous 101 list, 101 things he wanted to achieve before he died that he wrote down after a scary plane experience 25 years ago . “At the time, I thought that ticking items off my list would make me […] More

  • Top Execs' Summer Reading Picks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Top Execs’ Summer Reading Picks

    You’ve packed your bags, you’re ready for your big trip. But wait, what about a book? Summer and reading go hand in hand. “There’s a temperate zone in the mind … between laziness and labor, that summer reading belongs,” is how someone once put it. So, with summer just around the corner, here’s a round-up […] More

  • Ted Leonsis on CNBC Urges Companies to reboot - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ted Leonsis on CNBC Urges Companies to reboot

    Local Tech Leader Ted Leonsis interview on CNBC Following the 4th largest single day fall in points on the Dow Jones Industrial average, Ted Leonsis appeared on CNBC’s morning edition of Squawkbox. Leonsis believes that the growth of online media will outpace more traditional methods as we see “consumers become merchants.”  According to a CNBC interview, Ted Leonsis, […] More

  • Leonsis Gives “Ted's Tips“ on Surviving the Financial Crisis - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leonsis Gives “Ted's Tips“ on Surviving the Financial Crisis

    Ted Offers Advice on Navigating the Financial Crisis As world markets continue their volatile tumble, the impact of the financial crisis is being felt in the corridors of our own Beltway region. There is no regional immunity from the tough economic climate but, according to Ted Leonsis, there are methods of navigation that will reduce its impact.  We caught […] More

  • Ted Leonsis: 6 Tips for companies to weather the financial crisis - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ted Leonsis: 6 Tips for companies to weather the financial crisis

    These could charitably be called uncertain times. Among those feeling the heat of the financial meltdown are Washington, DC area companies that face the tricky task of balancing their existing customer base with business development. So, how can companies weather the financial storm and still see their businesses grow? For answers, we went straight to […] More

  • The Fourth Estate in ’08

    No where is the changing online landscape more apparent than in the newsrooms of the major daily newspapers across the country. With more competition for attention than ever before, reporters and editors are struggling to create a product that both adds value to the collective conversation and is financially sustainable. The 2008 Annual Report on […] More

  • Washington Area Golf Course Caters to Region's Elite - top government contractors - best government contracting event

    Washington Area Golf Course Caters to Region's Elite

    Washington area golfers looking for an extra layer of corporate exclusivity have a new course to call home. The Presidential, a new course set to open in Dulles, has adopted a unique corporate-only membership policy providing its golfers elite access to the region's most exclusive clients. While some other clubs frown on the practice of […] More

  • East Meets West - A Web 2.0 Summit Recap - top government contractors - best government contracting event

    East Meets West – A Web 2.0 Summit Recap

    Last week, San Francisco hosted the fourth annual Web 2.0 Summit. The event wrapped up on Friday and with over 100 featured speakers, from Tim O'Reilly to ebay CEO Meg Whitman, there was a lot of related news coverage. For a full report on what's become a yearly west coast tradition, visit the news and […] More

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