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)

    … the street savvy. Talk to your smart CFO and get the savvy from them. Learn from them and have them at your side. Build a strong team around you, including a board of advisors. “How do I talk about the team? I can’t afford one.” Lay out the functional hires over the next 12-18 months. Sort that out, put your binoculars on and go find those people…

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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)

    … 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)

    … teams outperform others by at least 20%. As a leader, don’t do most of the talking. Do most of the asking. Joan Regan Hayner, CEO, Capital Care Medical Group - Cultivating Strategic Partnerships She’s a competitive ballroom dancer. There are analogies here. Both require partners, timing, effective communication and core values. You have to have…

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