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)

    … focusing on how we treat humans (growth, motivation, etc.). We have a new focus on why we do, not just what. Lauren Groff, Owner, Groff Networks - Overcoming the Operational Squeeze Lauren’s wondered why the “gut wrench” has to happen. That feeling in the pit of your stomach. It changes you. It’s what forces to act and pushes you to face your…

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  • BOSS 2014 Session Five: Launch (#BOSS518)

    … right.” Qualities of good managers: #1 They motivate every single employee and engage them. #2 They have the assertiveness to drive outcomes and overcome adversity. #3 They create a culture of clear accountability. #4 They make decisions based on productivity. Session 6 starts now: “Manage” [Looking for more #boss518 coverage? It's right here.] …

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  • BOSS 2014 Session Four: Prepare (#BOSS518)

    …. Somah Chattopadhyay, Founder and Managing Partner, Armory Square Ventures – Getting the Most Out of Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists He’s learned some lessons about raising venture capital. A good investor provides the capital, contacts and mentorship to help an entrepreneur build a world class company. Know your VCs investment thesis. Why…

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  • BOSS 2014 Session Three: Assess (#BOSS518)

    … Session #3: Assess. We’re focusing on verifying the feasibility of building a business around your invention. Jeff Killeen, Chairman, The FUND for Lake George - Navigating Whitewater Without Capsizing P = 40 to 70. The doctrine of Colin Powell. He maintains that you never have perfect or complete information, but we must decide and we must act…

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  • BOSS 2014 Session Two: Create (#BOSS518)

    … everywhere to strive to drive innovation and work toward a future. Kevin Lyman ’14, RPI Student and President, Resumazing, The Inventor’s Guild - The Power of Teams Kevin’s wearing a hoodie and calls out the bags under his eyes because he’s a college senior at RPI studying computer science. And apparently, a ton of other things, as he tells stories…

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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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