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)

    … 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)

    …). 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)

    …, what they are, where they’re going. Disruptive change in healthcare is a real possibility. We’re going to change who’s delivering the care and where. Retail clinics are quite a big change. The most dramatic example is Wal-Mart, who wants to be the major provider of primary care in the U.S. He speaks to the need to anticipate what is going…

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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)

    … and understand the differences, while acting on the commonalities. She gives an example where three different people from three different cultures do something three different ways. They’re making an apple pie. Regardless of the process, we still end up with a lot of sliced apples ready for pie (yum). “Not everyone is as American as apple pie. But we…

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