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 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)

    … 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)

    … 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)

    … of stagnation, but we’ve moved toward leading edge high-value industries and innovations, such as nanotechnology. Tech Valley is on its way to an economic future of exceptional promise, with cutting edge developments here. We’re a model of economic revitalization. 16 Capital Region firms are in Inc.’s fastest growing 500. Global Foundries employs twice…

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