Investing in the Future Workforce

Workforce Development: Investing in the Future Workforce Wednesday, October 14, 2015 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Centennial Hall, Alumni Center, Keene State College 232 Main Street, Keene NH Overwhelming evidence shows that investing early in the workforce pipeline is critical for building the Monadnock Region’s future economic security. You are invited to join this Business Summit on […]

2000px-Evernote.svg

Transforming the Office, One Note at a Time

It’s time to vent about your office. Let’s face it, everything about it bugs you. You think your filing system was created by a hedge-maze designer. Accessing your co-worker’s documents is like breaking into the Louvre. Your backlog gets put into a pile as deep and obscure as the Mariana Trench. When everyone in your […]

Incubator Associate: Keene Uniform Company

Founded in January of 2013, Keene Uniform Company provides uniforms and accessories for professionals working in the emergency services fields such as firefighters, police officers and healthcare workers. We also offer services such as embroidery, screen printing and uniform alterations. Bill Shea, the owner of Keene Uniform Company is himself a 20 year veteran of […]

Hannah Grimes Center Wins Growth Accelerator Fund Competition

The Hannah Grimes Center is proud to announce that we are one of 80 winners of the second annual U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Growth Accelerator Fund Competition. Recipients represent 39 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. View all the winners (and their video submissions). “SBA is continuing to make advances in supporting […]

PeoplesVC Video Highlights the Hannah Grimes Center

Hannah Grimes from PeoplesVC on Vimeo. PeoplesVC recently partnered with the Hannah Grimes Center to create the video above, which served as part of the Center’s SBA grant application.  We were happy to collaborate because we believe in Hannah Grimes Center’s mission to help entrepreneurs and small businesses. We think Hannah Grimes is a mecca […]

Persistent Listening: The Key to Exceptional Customer Experiences

By Stephen Monaco, Originally Posted on Monadnock SCORE Persistent listening is a frequently neglected skill, both in business relationships and personal ones, but it’s crucial for mutual understanding and success. From a business standpoint, persistent listening is empathetically listening to consumers in order to learn about them, understand their sentiments and values, and put that knowledge […]

Play is Serious Business! How Businesses & Organizations Can Benefit from the Arts

Originally Posted at Fear of Singing … Many businesses — including Google, GE, Intel, Toms of Maine, as well as the U.S. Navy — have discovered that bringing creative arts into the workplace is more than a fun distraction or office party exercise. Art-making — be it music, visual or performing arts — helps workers […]