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 […]

5 Reasons to Refresh Your Food Packaging

Is Your Product’s Packaging Holding Your Company Back? Good product packaging can be the difference between making a new lifelong customer and missing a sale. It’s not uncommon for food companies to cite a change in packaging as the reason for increased business. After all, you only get one chance at making a first impression. […]

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 […]

Live Free & Start!

New Hampshire, the 5th best state for entrepreneurs to start a business, is making a serious push to recruit and cultivate tech startups. The Live Free and Start initiative recently launched a dynamic new website, www.LiveFreeandStart.com, implemented the nation’s first Startup Concierge Service, and announced the “Ultimate NH Connection” competition. Live Free and Start is […]

Ultimate NH Connection Competition

New Hampshire is a state that is built on connections. Unlike other states, our business leaders and government officials are highly accessible and extremely supportive of new businesses. The Live Free and Start initiative is highlighting this connectivity through the Ultimate NH Connection Competition which enables any tech innovator the opportunity to compete for an […]

Power of High Expectations

Low expectations are all around us and successful leaders know it. They also know it is their job to raise expectations and help people achieve more in their lives. Last week I listened to a powerful podcast on This American Life about Daniel Kish, a visually-impaired man known as Batman, who is changing the world […]

Show Off That You’re Locally Owned: Join Monadnock Buy Local Today!

Locally owned businesses contribute so much to our local economy and community — make sure everyone knows that you’re part of this movement and join Monadnock Buy Local today. What is Monadnock Buy Local? We are a network of locally owned businesses, nonprofits and citizens building a stronger local economy and a more vibrant community.  […]