NOTCH Brewery

Two in the Top Ten!

I work with 2 breweries (Notch Brewery in Salem and Castle Island Brewery in Norwood). Both are rated in the top 10 (out of 100) local breweries. Both well deserved and I am proud to be part of both of their teams. https://www.boston.com/culture/beer/2017/04/07/these-are-the-top-rated-breweries-in-massachusetts

State of Beer

Beer Geeks, Beer Lovers and Beer Drinkers, First –  Thank you for taking a minute or two to complete this 11 question survey.  Any information collected here will only be used for this project and will not be used to sell you stuff, market you stuff, send you stuff, or any other stuff.  If you…

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Tremont Clients

Big Week for Tremont Clients

It’s not a bad week when three of your clients get major media recognition for all their efforts and for their amazing businesses, brands and teams.  I am very proud to be a small part of each of them. Notch Brewing Chris Lohring, founder at Notch Brewing, is building what is going to be one of…

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Data Policy

What makes good data policy?

The Bain 400 I recently read a white paper from Bain & Company titled “The value of Big Data: How analytics differentiates winners”. The paper explained the results of a survey Bain did with 400 companies from around the world, most with revenues of more than $1 billion.  The paper explored their data, data policy and analytics…

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Red Sox Opening Day

2016 Red Sox Opening Day

Today the Red Sox embark on their 104th season at Fenway Park. After two disappointing seasons the Sox hope to get off to a strong start at home. To that point the Red Sox have elected to hold back star pitcher David Price to start today’s game instead of pitching him on his usual rest…

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Final Four

Make Your Picks Whose going?  Since we had so much success picking Oscars winners, figured we’d do the same for the Final Four. Make your selections below and I will post the results later this week.

Negotiate

Negotiate Value

Daily Negotiations How often do you negotiate?  I bet it is more often than you think.  Negotiating happens every day and in every facet of life.  Most people associate negotiating with price.  How much can I get the other party to come down on price (or how much can I get the other party to pay)?…

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Opportunity Cost

Opportunity Cost of Your Time

How much is your time worth?  $10 per hour?  $50? $500? For a business owner, this is a critical figure to know.  When you know what your time is worth you are able to calculate how much time-consuming activities cost you in terms of dollars and cents. Here are two ways to calculate: Replacement Cost How…

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Make Your Oscars Predictions

Who is going to win an Oscar? The Oscars are this Sunday February 28th and this year there is no clear-cut favorite for Best Picture.  With no clear-cut favorite the “experts” predictions are divided among all the nominees.  Since the “experts” are split, I thought it would be interesting to see predictions from the social universe….

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