Rich Maltzman: Dealing With the Unique Challenges of IT Projects

Author and project-management expert Rich Maltzman, PMP, acknowledges that IT projects can present unique problems – but when it comes to solving them, he says, it all comes down to finding the right people.

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Learning About Personal Finance

Today’s college graduates know a lot about many different subjects, but managing their own money isn’t usually one of them. Business professionals talk about what they knew – and didn’t know – about personal finance when they were just starting out.

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Smaiyra Million: The Essential Qualities of Entrepreneurship

Smaiyra Million, a partner at Highland Consumer Partners, a venture capital firm focused on the consumer sector, says that great entrepreneurs need to combine tenacity – but not stubbornness – with a flexible approach.

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Chris Colbert: On Leadership and Innovation

Chris Colbert, director of programming at the Harvard Innovation Lab, with a nod to the genius of Thomas Edison, argues that leadership and innovation are closely related qualities.

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Rich Maltzman: Motivational Skills Are Essential to Successful Project Management

Author and project-management expert Rich Maltzman, PMP, says that to be a good project manager, you’ve got to be a good motivator.

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Elyse Cherry: There’s No Substitute for a Good Business Model

Elyse Cherry, CEO of Boston Community Capital, a non-profit community development financial institution, says that passion and a sense of mission are important in the nonprofit world – but so is good business sense.

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Smaiyra Million: Empathy and Passion Are Key Qualities of a Great Leader

Smaiyra Million, partner at Highland Consumer Partners, a venture capital firm focused on the consumer sector, talks about what makes a great leader – and whether leadership in the business world is different from political leadership.

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Elyse Cherry: Keys to Nonprofit Fundraising

Elyse Cherry, CEO of Boston Community Capital, talks about the most important elements of a nonprofit organization’s fundraising plan. One crucial piece of advice: don’t just tug on donors’ heartstrings.

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