Recap of an exciting 2018

What a year! I had the opportunity to work with a ton of truly amazing people and companies in 2018. It inspires me on a daily basis what can be accomplished when great ideas, passion, intelligence and grit are combined to build and grow extraordinary brands and companies. Here are some client highlights from 2018….

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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

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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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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Sample Size

Sample Size It

Sample Size It When it comes to survey’s one of the most common questions is “How many completed survey’s do we need?” The most important factor to consider is the margin of error that you are comfortable with. Before we get to that, let’s address a big misconceptions about sample sizes. Population Size The first…

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