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Monday, November 5, 2012 Ryan Oliver - Site Director, BUILD
In Boston, 1,300-1,600 students drop out of high school every year! In a country where it has become incredibly difficult to secure a job, the lack of a high school diploma and...
Entrepreneurship
Thursday, August 30, 2012 Frank Belzer - VP of Corporate Training, Kurlan and Associates
I had to write this post right away, before I forgot some of the details or lost my train of thought...
Entrepreneurship, Lessons Learned, Success Stories
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Christopher Mirabile - Managing Director, Launchpad Venture Group
A CEO turned professional board member, volunteer, organizer, angel investor, and most importantly, advocate for entrepreneurs, Joe Caruso is a fixture on...
Expert Advice, Funding
Thursday, July 5, 2012 Frank Belzer - VP of Corporate Training, Kurlan and Associates
The difference between the average salesperson and the great salesperson comes down to what?  We could try to select one thing, but chances are that we would fail because...
Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Thursday, June 7, 2012 Michael Hughes - Business Development, CoFoundersLab
You’re an entrepreneur with a great startup venture idea.  You could go it alone, or you could find a co-founder.  Why is the latter a good idea?  Well, first and foremost, studies...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Monday, June 4, 2012 Adam Landsman - Director of Sales, Seamless
It’s fun to work for a tech company. Actually – it’s really, really fun to work for a tech company: people work hard, play hard, and have a strong sense of camaraderie...
Expert Advice, Lessons Learned, Opinions
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 Christopher Mirabile - Managing Director, Launchpad Venture Group
New entrepreneurs show a lot of confusion on the subject of advisory boards and corporate boards of directors. It’s justified; there is some conceptual overlap. But they...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Thursday, May 17, 2012 Sarela Bliman-Cohen - President, Boston Product Management Association
In my 15+ years in technology I have had the privilege of working as a product manager who reported to various department heads. In some cases I reported to engineering...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned, Opinions
Thursday, May 10, 2012 Melissa Withers - Chief of Staff, Betaspring
In 2012, Betaspring expanded it's focus on accelerating gaming-related companies.  Building on a strong design/CS...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 Frank Belzer - VP of Corporate Training, Kurlan and Associates
I read a fascinating article in the Harvard Business Review  about teamwork.  One of the sentences that caught my eye was this, “Team members are more likely to want to...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned