Tag: small business

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How an Alpine Adventure Inspired a Business
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
How an Alpine Adventure Inspired a Business » What can the Matterhorn, a 14,000-foot alpine peak, teach an entrepreneur about running a business?
All Kinds of Minds: A Conversation with Temple Grandin
Living Entrepreneurship
All Kinds of Minds: A Conversation with Temple Grandin » Dr. Temple Grandin wears many hats: she is a professor, author, animal behaviorist, inventor, autism advocate, and the subject of a Golden Globe Award-winning film. One role she never has considered, however, is entrepreneur.
The Power of PR
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
The Power of PR » Ask any hustling entrepreneur and they’ll tell you: free PR isn’t free. Seeing your company’s name in print and watching new prospects click with your story is gratifying, but it requires an investment of time and energy, and can open you up to risk.
Big Business, Startup Mentality
Living Entrepreneurship
Big Business, Startup Mentality » The oft-told story of a small startup innovating to greatness stands in contrast to the narrative of a large company caught in the innovator’s dilemma: protecting its current business by ignoring opportunities that could disrupt the status quo. In corporate environments, intrapreneurs fight bureaucracy, outdated processes, groupthink, and sheer inertia.
Amplifying Impact with AltruHelp
Amplifying Social Innovation
Amplifying Impact with AltruHelp » Mathew Paisner is not your average social innovator. He heads AltruHelp, an organization that helps businesses and colleges increase volunteerism by connecting their people to personalized volunteer projects.
Selling Disruption
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Selling Disruption » To an entrepreneur, the word destruction implies a leap into a new paradigm for a product or service. Companies that start with a what if? attitude have grown to disrupt industries large and small, from commerce (Amazon) to movies and TV (Netflix) to waste management (BigBelly Solar).
Boston Rising: Uncovering the Hub’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Living Entrepreneurship
Boston Rising: Uncovering the Hub’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem » Boston proudly leads the nation in higher education, health care, and life science innovation. While Silicon Valley has earned its reputation as the hub of startup activity, Boston’s entrepreneurship ecosystem is steadily growing and thriving.
Small Business and Big Tech
Living Entrepreneurship
Small Business and Big Tech » Technology fuels small businesses such as the Cranberry Cove Ferry, even when it’s as invisible as the shoreline in a storm.
Opportunity Focus: Corporate Suppliers
Living Entrepreneurship
Opportunity Focus: Corporate Suppliers » The most inspiring business idea goes exactly nowhere without customers, and for business-to-business (B2B) services, that means persuading someone to part with corporate money.