Boss518

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

    ….” Consider where your passion lies, and see how you are investing in that. He presses us to consider using your time, talent and treasures to improve the community. That’s it for the sessions! We’ll catch up with an overall recap tomorrow, along with takeaways from this afternoon’s special presentation. In the meantime, check out all #boss518 coverage right here. …

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  • BOSS 2014 Session Six: Manage (#BOSS518)

    … Administration - Government Support for Growing Small Businesses She’s coming to us from the government side, with a few key government support options to look into. Capital: SBA-guaranteed loans are designed to increase lending to the small business community. Counseling: Take advantage of no-cost and confidential business advisors. Contracting: Small firms can develop very profitable business models selling to the government. And that’s it! Up next – Prosper! [Looking for more #boss518 coverage? It's right here.] …

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  • BOSS 2014 Session Four: Prepare (#BOSS518)

    … Patricia identify solutions. Brown School then connected to BuzzMedia, which built awareness and relationships with the community. Today, the economy is still a challenge, but creativity and collaboration have allowed the school to continue without cutting a single program. Students are finding their passions, setting goals and learning…

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  • BOSS 2014 Session Three: Assess (#BOSS518)

    … likely don’t have a world-class budget to pay your people with. But you can believe in people and show how great you believe they will become. They will rise up for that. They want a role in your story. Show how important they will be. Ed Mitzen, Owner, Fingerpaint - Avoiding Common Entrepreneur Mistakes Don’t open a sports bar because you like to go…

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  • BOSS 2014 Session Two: Create (#BOSS518)

    … in your head, with your questions and your ideas. Start to become experts. Do the research. Action plus a lot of courage and hard work can lead to innovation. Technology has never been so accessible. Use it. Match it with arts, creativities, humanities. Ask why and then why not instead of accepting what is. There are opportunities everywhere that would make life better for billions of people. Quick morning break… back with updates shortly from Session #3: Assess. [Looking for more #boss518 coverage? It's right here.] …

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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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