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“Follow Your Passion” Is Terrible Business Advice

John Seiffer

"Follow your passion" may be great advice for artists or lovers but it's horrible advice for entrepreneurs. CT Next Entrepreneur-in-Residence and CEO Bootcamp advisor John Seiffer offers some pragmatic guidance for how great ideas become successful ventures.

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Coworking in the Hartford Area Offers Variety and Community

Axis901 members and the mayor (far right) celebrated their first anniversary at the beginning of May.

Tired of working from your couch or kitchen table? Need a professional space for a business meeting? Want to kick around cool ideas with other smart people? These are just a few of the reasons coworking got started, and why the trend is growing all across Connecticut. Coworking helps indie businesses, freelancers and startups recapture the big perks of working in an office ...

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Frank Marco and Melinda Agsten of Wiggin & Dana Discuss B Corp Legislation in Connecticut

State Capitol

Earlier this year, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy introduced a bill that would grant corporate status to organizations called benefit corporations (or B corporations) in Connecticut. B corporations have publicly declared double bottom lines, pursuing socially or environmentally beneficial missions in addition to profit. Twenty-two states and the District of Columbia have enacted legislation recognizing B corporations, including New York and Massachusetts; ...

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