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 […]

Connecting: Exit stage left



Connecting: Exit stage left

From: bizjournals.com As I roam the world delivering workshops on networking, one very common challenge my participants begrudgingly admit: It is difficult to gracefully exit a conversation at a networking event. Indeed, it’s hard! And, frankly, it may not get any easier. So, give these ideas a try: 1.  “It’s been great talking with you.” This is my favorite approach. You […]

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 […]

How to improve the ROI on your long-term investment strategy



How to improve the ROI on your long-term investment strategy

From: bizjournals.com Image credits: GETTY IMAGES (PEOPLEIMAGES) Leo Tolstoy is famous for pointing out that “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” The same can be said of businesses. I often work with business leaders to assess the return on investment received from various strategic investments in their companies, […]