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Difficult Conversations in our Virtual World
by Leila Jones | Feb 1, 2021 | Views
The past couple months, I've had several difficult conversations in my professional and personal life. Some I delivered and some I was on the receiving end. They were all brought about due to misunderstandings because of this highly virtual world we now live in. It's...
VelaMira Featured in Albuquerque Business First – “Small Business Big Mission”
by VelaMira, Inc. | Oct 16, 2020 | News
Our President, Leila Jones, was featured in a local story about access to capital for black-owned businesses. See the October 15, 2020 Albuquerque Business First story "Getting Credit". Thank you, Collin Krabbe, for the great interview and feature story.
The “Simple” Act of Sorting: Our Obsession with Differences
by Leila Jones | Oct 15, 2020 | Views
My kindergartner participated in her online math class yesterday and learned the simple act of sorting. The teacher explained that it helps them learn how many different groups they can make. When the teacher named a group, they had to stand if they were part of one...
Remote Work as a Black-Owned Business: Then and Now
Aug 28, 2020
It's interesting to reflect on remote work in the midst of this pandemic. When we started our business in 2003, it wasn’t common for a company to advertise that they were home-based. I remember actively hiding from clients the fact that we didn’t have an office. Back...
Launch of VelaMira Website
Aug 28, 2020
Today we launched our new company website! Some of the changes you’ll see include: A new logo, color scheme, and website design for VelaMira, Inc. A new website address: www.velamira.com (formerly www.data-scribe.com) A focus on mission-critical project and program...
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