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40 Under 40: Mark Wise

Posted on  Saturday, February 4, 2012

Mark Wise deals with extremes. As owner of Wise Financial, part of Northwestern Mutual, he provides financial services for people who are wealthy and trying to become wealthier. As chairman of the board of

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Students’ Work Experience Earns Career Center Donation

Posted on  Thursday, January 5, 2012

Vector Marketing Corp. donated $1,000 to Georgia College’s Career Center for students’ sales performance during the annual Eastern Region College Bowl competition. Georgia College students placed second

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How to Raise Millions from VCs With 12 Slides and No Prototype

Posted on  Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Yesterday we grabbed coffee with Chloe + Isabel founder Chantel Waterbury. Chloe + Isabel is a jewelry website that turns each of its users into mini entrepreneurs. Users are encouraged to sell the Chloe

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The CUTCO Knife Story, or How to Cut People Who Won't Sell

Posted on  Tuesday, December 6, 2011

When my son Garrison was in college he had a hard time finding summer work, so he got a job selling CUTCO knives. If you aren’t familiar with the CUTCO brand, go look them up. They make the best knife you ever used

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Gillibrand Unveils Plans To Trigger High-tech Manufacturing Growth

Posted on  Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced her support for three programs designed to help stimulate manufacturing in areas with high unemployment. The senator was in Olean on Monday

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15 Useful Items with a Lifetime Warranty

Posted on  Monday, June 27, 2011

Imagine buying one kitchen knife set and never having to purchase another cleaver or steak blade for the rest of your life. The stuff of chef and housewife dreams does exist according to CUTCO Cutlery, which offers a

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Jason Heinritz: District Manager, Vector Marketing, Grand Chute

Posted on  Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Q. What inspires you professionally? A. I love being in a position to help people live their dreams. Many don’t see the greatness in themselves and sometimes all they need is someone to believe in them

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On The Cutting Edge of Dyslexia

Posted on  Friday, January 21, 2011

NEW BEDFORD — William Baker III has struggled with dyslexia almost all of his 19 years — he was diagnosed at 18 months as part of a Rutgers University study. But Baker never dreamed that a summer job

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BrightScope Teaches How His Startup Racked Up Sales

Posted on  Saturday, September 4, 2010

I was on the phone with Mike Alfred when he told me how his young company is growing sales and landing big customers, like Lockheed Martin. I thought he had some interesting techniques

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