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Progress Partners is a boutique investment banking firm based in Boston and New York comprised of twenty-five former investors, founders, and operators. The company primarily advises emerging growth tech, data, and media companies on mergers and acquisitions transactions. Progress Partners’ heavily process-driven approach is designed to set up choice for management teams and their shareholders while allowing clients to focus on execution and running the business. To make sure this
Think of the last time you were able to sit down for an hour or two and truly focus on a project uninterrupted? If you’re having trouble recalling the last time, don’t worry, you’re not alone. The fact is, we’re inundated with information and distractions. A recent report from Udemy showed that 69 percent of full-time employees struggle to cope with distraction at work. Sometimes these distractions are obvious, like meetings,
Throughout the years, great thinkers from Charles Darwin to Michael Jordan (yes, that Michael Jordan), have spoken eloquently of the virtues of teamwork. Even Steve Jobs, a man famous for his single-minded vision, once said “Great things in business are never done by one person; they’re done by a team of people.” Despite this lofty rhetoric, however, business teams often struggle from a lack of commitment, communication, and purpose. All
Today, information is increasing in both velocity and volume. As a matter of fact, data doubles every 14 months, creating a challenge for individuals to stay on top of the things that matter. The problem is compounded with teams of people. We spend roughly a quarter of our lives at work, 80% of our time in communication with others, and 2.5 hours each day searching for “the right” information. The
This post is part of our ongoing series, “Taking Note,” outlining the storied history and styles of note-taking. Throughout the coming weeks, we’ll explore how the practice of taking notes can improve your creativity and all the work you set out to accomplish. He is actually one of the least well known of all famous people, and much of what everybody thinks they know about him is no more reliable