Entries by Bobby Cottingham

Understanding the Differences between Prime Contractors and Subcontractors in U.S. Government Contracts

In the world of U.S. government contracting, businesses can participate as either prime contractors or subcontractors. Each role offers unique opportunities and challenges, and understanding the distinctions is crucial for any company looking to enter the federal marketplace. Prime Contractor: The Lead Player A prime contractor is the main entity responsible for the execution of […]

Understanding The Many Different Types of Governments For Contractors Interested in Working With The Federal Government

As a federal contractor working with the U.S. government, understanding the various types of government contracts is crucial. Different contract types offer unique benefits and considerations, shaping how projects are executed, costs are managed, and risks are allocated. 1. Fixed-Price Government Contracts Fixed-price contracts establish a set price for goods or services, providing budget certainty […]

Exploring the U.S. Government Contract Opportunities: Federal, State, and Local Contracts

Government contracts are a valuable avenue for businesses seeking growth and impact. Navigating the world of government contracts involves understanding the nuances between federal, state, and local opportunities. Between the three, each procurement channel offers both unique advantages and challenges for government contractors. Federal contracts are governed by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), there are […]

The History of the White House Easter Egg Roll

The White House Easter Egg Roll is a tradition that has captivated generations of Americans, blending the Easter spirit with the nation’s most important house. Since 1878, the White House has been home to one of the oldest annual events in its history—the Easter Egg Roll. The festive occasion, held on the South Lawn, brings […]

Unbought and Unbossed: Celebrating Shirley Chisholm’s Impact on Women’s History

During Women’s History Month this March, it’s crucial to honor the remarkable women who have paved the way for gender equality and empowerment. Among these trailblazers stands Shirley Chisholm, a fearless leader whose unwavering commitment to justice and equality continues to inspire women globally. At Sabre88, we are excited to contribute towards equalizing opportunities between […]

The Role of the HubZone Program in Empowering Black Communities

In today’s society, economic disparities disproportionately affect communities of color, particularly Black communities. Amidst these challenges, initiatives like the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HubZone) program are positive opportunities for economic empowerment and growth. From limited access to capital and resources to systemic barriers in accessing opportunities, these disparities hinder economic advancement […]

Celebrating Black History Month: Exploring the origins and evolution of the month within the U.S. Government

Black History Month, is observed annually in February, and stands as a testament to the long list of contributions by African Americans for the United States of America. This month-long celebration has a profound history rooted in the struggle for civil rights and recognition of the achievements of the black community. The roots of Black […]

The Impact of Social Connection on Health

In today’s age of digital connectivity, where virtual communication thrives, an unexpected and concerning trend has emerged – the rise of social isolation and loneliness. Beyond the emotional toll, extensive studies spanning several decades have uncovered a profound impact on public health, highlighting the crucial role that social connections play in our overall well-being. The […]

About the 21st Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, and his Mission to Combat Social Isolation and Loneliness

In 2014, Dr. Vivek H. Murthy assumed the role of the 19th Surgeon General of the United States, at this time he was unaware of the profound impact loneliness and social isolation could have on public health. However, a transformative listening tour across the nation revealed a stark reality: a significant portion of Americans felt […]