Archives for November 2013
Vermont tops the list of states via 16 different measures of opportunity! Given that our community – Middlebury – is also the intellectual capital of Vermont, I think today is officially “a good day.” Please feel free to share the report and to spread the word around how our community is special. We are very fortunate to live, work and play here but it is refreshing to have someone else actually measure that degree of fortune.
The Middlebury Office of Business Development & Innovation
One of the most underappreciated aspects of successful entrepreneurs is a highly developed emotional intelligence. This deck of slides represents a presentation I was fortunate to share with the Middlebury Center for Social Entrepreneurship earlier this week. The dropbox formatting might need adjustment but the primary ideas are still available. Check it out and think about opportunities for purposeful engagement in your own work or professional endeavors – in entrepreneurship or otherwise. [Read more…]
A fantastic opportunity for our community here in Middlebury, Vermont and especially for the children at our primary public elementary school. The annual Read-a-thon demonstrates the premium around education and learning that is such a vibrant piece of who we are. For those that might not be aware, prizes are given to children based on how much they read – not how much money they are able to raise. We are fortunate to be in a place that maintains a focus on what is important. READ!