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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Marketing Manager

One of my clients, Castle Island Brewery in Norwood, is looking for a Marketing Manager.  Here’s a quick intro: Castle Island is looking for a Marketing Manager to join the team at our Norwood, MA brewery. We’re a rapidly growing brand looking to take things to the next level, but we need the help of…

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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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