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Characteristics of a Good Leader: Tips for New Managers



Characteristics of a Good Leader: Tips for New Managers

From: www.businessnewsdaily.com Image credit: Pressmaster/Shutterstock It takes time to adjust to a new position at work, especially when you’re taking on a management role. Your responsibility is to guide an entire team to success; instead of turning to someone for supervision, you’re the person others turn to. It might feel like you’re grasping at straws, but […]

Millennials get plenty of financial advice – but most of it is wrong



Millennials get plenty of financial advice – but most of it is wrong

From: bostonglobe.coom WASHINGTON — Older adults love to smugly talk about the “entitled” attitude of millennials. But today’s young people actually have a lot in common with both the Depression-era generation and baby boomers: Sixty-two percent of millennials identify themselves as savers and 80 percent say they budget their money, according to a TD Ameritrade […]

Here are the 3 main things to know about Amazon’s new expansion in Boston



Here are the 3 main things to know about Amazon’s new expansion in Boston

From: https://www.boston.com/news/business/2018/05/02/amazon-boston-expansion-seaport It’s hardly HQ2, but Amazon is making a major expansion in Boston. The sprawling retail giant announced Tuesday that it plans to hire 2,000 workers for a new office in the city’s Seaport, as it continues to bolster its growing presence in Massachusetts. Amazon already employs a growing workforce of more than 1,200 at its Boston-area […]

Amazon to deliver on Seaport jobs



Amazon to deliver on Seaport jobs

From: www.bostonherald.com Amazon is bringing thousands of jobs to Boston, but it isn’t the much-vaunted second headquarters yet. The Seattle company will add 2,000 jobs in a new office tower in the Seaport — and get $55 million in tax and other incentives from the city and state — but it’s unclear what the decision […]

Massachusetts ranks high for venture capital investments in Q1



Massachusetts ranks high for venture capital investments in Q1

From: Bizjournals.com This story was originally published on BostInno: Massachusetts had its highest number of dollars invested into venture capitalist backed companies in a quarter ever, this past one, with $2,269 million. PricewaterhouseCoopers, a professional services company and CB Insights, a data analysis company, released their 2018 Quarter One MoneyTree report. The amount invested into VC-backed companies […]

Managing: How to groom a younger professional for leadership



Managing: How to groom a younger professional for leadership

From: bizjournals.com Image credits: GETTY IMAGES (YURI_ARCURS) Alice Waagen regularly answers workplace and management questions from readers. Q. As a CEO of a mid-sized consulting firm, I am a firm believer in succession planning for my organization. I find having a pipeline of high potentials developed to take over key positions is critical to the health of […]