Tag: career

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Changing the Status Quo in Venture Capital
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Changing the Status Quo in Venture Capital » Only about 1% of all businesses in the United States ever receive venture financing, and for women, the slice of the VC pie is even smaller.
One on One with Innovation Leaders
Living Entrepreneurship
One on One with Innovation Leaders » With so many organizations thinking about and fueling their business innovation engines, we went straight to the source for perspective from five Boston innovators about what’s working today.
Outgrowing the Startup
Living Entrepreneurship
Outgrowing the Startup » For startups with staying power, growing the business is often a primary goal, trading speed for scale. But, does that growth and transition to major-player status mean a business outgrows its startup roots?
Gail Simmons on Creating a Career
Living Entrepreneurship
Gail Simmons on Creating a Career » “What is food but a huge window into every culture in the world?”
Investing in Women: A Conversation with Tory Burch
Living Entrepreneurship
Investing in Women: A Conversation with Tory Burch » If net worth were measured in shoes, today Tory Burch is worth more than 4 million of her signature Reva ballet flats. Is there a secret to her success? In retrospect, she says it’s scary to think how little she knew at the outset, but her motivation to challenge herself and be open to new experiences has never wavered.
Business Takes Center Stage
Living Entrepreneurship
Business Takes Center Stage » Some of the brightest, most creative, entrepreneurial minds in business work for museums, symphonies, dance companies, and other arts organizations. Many of these executives and directors come from creative backgrounds with no formal business training, so success often hinges on building relationships with partners who have complementary skill sets.
From Battlefield to Boss
Living Entrepreneurship
From Battlefield to Boss » In cities and towns across the country, today more than 2.4 million small businesses are veteran-owned.
Running a Business Rooted in Mission
Amplifying Social Innovation
Running a Business Rooted in Mission » What happens if an organization’s business side conflicts with its mission?
Athletes, Entrepreneurs, and the Competitive Drive
Living Entrepreneurship
Athletes, Entrepreneurs, and the Competitive Drive » Comparing an entrepreneur pitching her business idea to an Olympic athlete might feel like a stretch, but it shouldn’t. The promise of networking, the allure of funding, the dream of victory, and the satisfaction of leaving every ounce of effort out on the field can sweeten the experience, but competition can be a way of life regardless of the outlet.
A New Definition of Success
Living Entrepreneurship
A New Definition of Success » Losing a dear aunt to cancer helped Kelly Murphy Greeley realize that her career could be more meaningful and fulfilling if she were working for a cause.