Boss518

  • BOSS 2014 Session Seven: Prosper (and Event Wrap-up)

    … Still with us? Last session of the day, on “making a difference in the world and giving back when you succeed and prosper.” Water L. Robb, Ph.D., President, Vantage Management, Inc. - Taking Risks Yogi Berra – “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” Well, if you come to a pivot, grab it! Walter encourages us to avoid incremental…

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  • BOSS 2014 Session Six: Manage (#BOSS518)

    … Session six is on management – growing the business and optimizing performance. Carolyn M. Jones, Publisher, Albany Business Review - Passion, Purpose and Vision – Selling Your Product Understand your brand and your position in the market, and identify how to showcase that to customers. The Business Review has really had to evaluate where…

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  • BOSS 2014 Session Five: Launch (#BOSS518)

    …, Digital Marketing Expert, Constant Contact - Elicit a Physical and Measureable Response You have to be shareable, but first? You have to build trust with the community in order to share. The first step is to deliver that “wow” experience. Whether it’s really great customer support, or an intuitive software, or whatever it is that makes people want…

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  • BOSS 2014 Session Four: Prepare (#BOSS518)

    …). Finally, cultivate your networks. Be discerning about your networking. Consider asking others “How can I help you?” Not only who’s going to be helpful to you. [Looking for more #boss518 coverage? It's right here.] …

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  • BOSS 2014 Session Three: Assess (#BOSS518)

    … act. Speed is very often everything. He says if you have between 40 and 70 percent of the intel you’d like to have, you should act. If you wait, it’s probably faithful. He agrees. Trust your gut and act. In your business, anticipate life cycle inflection points before they happen. Did we have a great product, or did we build the foundation…

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  • BOSS 2014 Session Two: Create (#BOSS518)

    … It’s time for Session #2 at BOSS 2014. This section is focused on creating a product, process or service that has a compelling value proposition. Guha Bala, Senior Vice President, Activision Publishing, Co-Founder, Vicarious Visions - Developing Products That Stick Each of our successes have taken the player on a new hero’s journey. It’s…

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  • BOSS 2014 Session One: Cultivate (#BOSS518)

    … Good morning, everyone! We’re at Business Opportunities to Success Summit 2014 (#BOSS518) today, getting ready for 60+ five minute presentations from senior executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders. And if those short presentations weren’t enough, there’s a few longer ones in there for good measure. You ready? James E. Spencer, Jr…

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