Marc Meyer – Professor at Northeastern University

Marc Meyer - Professor at Northeastern University

Know your users, as deeply as possible, then spend just as much time knowing your channel partners. Only then, design your new products or services, your business model, your go-to-market strategy. Professor Meyer is widely published in the field of product, service, and business model innovation and has worked with industry leaders in computing, industrial […]

Loredana Padurean – Founder and CEO of DressMe

Hire the best people and get out of their way! Let them do the work you hired them for! Don’t micromanage and don’t think that you are always right. Dr. Loredana Padurean is a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Operations at Lasell College in Boston, MA. She has extensive international teaching and consulting experience in Switzerland, […]

Arian Radmand – Co-Founder and Director of Engineering at CoachUp

[quote style=”boxed”] I don’t check email until lunch time. This keeps me productive and focused on what is important, as it allows me to not get bogged down by what other people want me to do until the second half of my day.[/quote] Arian Radmand is a Co-Founder and Director of Engineering at CoachUp, Inc. […]

Paul Hammond – Co-founder of Startup Rounds

[quote style=”boxed”]Action! While having a vision is important, it is imperative to focus on small action oriented steps. I strongly believe in the concept of compounding interest. In other words, actions layered on top of actions will lead to a compounding result that will be far more impactful than any one stand-alone action[/quote] Paul Hammond […]

Eric Graham and Kevin Loos – Founders of CrowdComfort

[quote style=”boxed”]We end every meeting with a hard ask. This can be anything from asking them to introduce us to another investor, setting up a second meeting, or a commitment to try our product. [/quote] Eric Graham is a clean energy entrepreneur who is committed to spreading energy efficiency and renewable energy systems. Eric has […]

Anthony Foy – CEO of Workshare

[quote style=”boxed”]Every year, I take one week in which I track every single minute of the day. It helps me figure out where my time is going, and allows me to ask myself whether my time is going into productive projects. [/quote] Anthony is CEO of Workshare. Previously, he held the parallel position at SkyDox, where […]

Stacy Juba – Author of Adult, Teen and Children’s Books

[quote style=”boxed”]I recommend building a strong, targeted following in your industry on Twitter and following potential consumers for your product or service. For example, since I am in publishing, I will go to the Twitter accounts of publishers and bestselling authors in my genres and check out their followers. [/quote] Stacy Juba loves to write stories […]

Chirag Kulkarni – Founder of C&M Group

[quote style=”boxed”]If I could start over, I would have used more resources around me. One thing I didn’t realize are the amount of people that are willing to help you, and by simply stepping back and using your resources, you can eliminate less confusion in the future.[/quote] Chirag Kulkarni is an entrepreneur, speaker, and startup […]