4 Items To Put On Your “Back To School, Back To Business” Checklist

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It’s officially that time of the year: Back to school for the kids and back to business for the entrepreneurs! While entrepreneurs are technically in business 365 days a year, the fall months bring along a renewed focus on balancing parenthood and school with work as well as determining what’s next to come for your small business. Continue reading “4 Items To Put On Your “Back To School, Back To Business” Checklist”

4 Flavors Of Sales Lessons From The Ice Cream Truck

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One of the rites of passage of childhood in many cities is the beloved ice cream truck! In many neighborhoods and city parks, kids come running when they hear an ice cream truck’s familiar tunes. The ice cream truck is an inevitable part of summer, but there’s also a careful sales strategy behind it—and other business owners can learn from it. Continue reading “4 Flavors Of Sales Lessons From The Ice Cream Truck”

5 Types Of Corporate Culture

Millennials, according to Pew Research Center, make up more of the workforce than any other age group. What’s more, 60 percent of newly graduated millennials value corporate culture above pay, and that number rises to 69 percent when those already in the workforce are included, according to Accenture. For an employer interested in attracting new talent, corporate culture has become the newest, biggest selling point. Continue reading “5 Types Of Corporate Culture”

Circling Back On Corporate Speak: The History And Impact Of Business Jargon

“Transformation,” “disruption” and “millennials” topped a 2015 survey of business jargon terms workers are sick of hearing. Unfortunately, these are just the latest entries in corporate speak, joining “low-hanging fruit,” “touch base,” “bandwidth” and “innovation.” Business jargon, or specialized language used in the industry, has a long history and is universally disliked. Continue reading “Circling Back On Corporate Speak: The History And Impact Of Business Jargon”

Why The Boston Startup Scene Is Perfect For Women Entrepreneurs

In 2015, I attended an event in Boston held specifically to connect women entrepreneurs looking for startup funding with investors. The Boston Women’s Venture Summit, hosted by Babson College, was where I learned just how much the city of Boston was focusing on becoming a hot spot for startups, particularly women-led startups. Even the city’s mayor participated and shared his vision for the future of Boston as the ideal place for female entrepreneurs. Continue reading “Why The Boston Startup Scene Is Perfect For Women Entrepreneurs”