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IHB Just Got More Awesome

The rumors are true. Impact Hub Boston (IHB) has moved to the 15th floor of 50 Milk Street in Boston, and it’s better than ever. Not only are current Hubbers enjoying the additional 30+ seats and ample provisions of snacks and beverages, but they are also psyched that some of their favorite things about working out of the Hub haven’t changed at all.…

We Are an E-waste Collection Site

CIC and Impact Hub Boston provide tremendous resources to their member organizations, in infrastructure, networking opportunities, and kitchen snacks at a minimum. Less well known might be: they collect and will facilitate the recycling of our electronic waste! Electronic waste is the fastest growing aspect of the municipal waste stream and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that only 15-20% of e-waste is recycled.…

Collaboration at Impact Hub – Family Day 5K Run

A run around a beautiful reservoir surrounded by trees is an awesome way to enjoy the Boston Summer.  That is exactly what Boston Road Runners (BRR) and Matahari Women Workers’ Center, two Impact Hub Boston-based organizations, envisioned when they partnered up to do a 5K run.…

Teach for Impact: Using Storytelling in Your Startup

On May 9th, Impact Hub Boston launched its new series “Teach for Impact” with “The Narrative of Storytelling” workshop performed by UK Storytelling Laureate and Impact Hub Birmingham member Katrice Horsley.  She was vibrant and sassy and completely enthralling. We are so thankful she brought her talents to Impact Hub Boston to help our entrepreneurs learn the important art of storytelling.…

Succeeding as a Project Manager: A Guide for Social Innovators

Nationwide, the demand for project managers is skyrocketing: Project Management International, the governing body and certification institute for project managers (PMs), estimates 12% growth annually through 2020. For social enterprises, the need for project management skills is great: in running programs, managing staff, and fundraising.…

Food 4 Thought: Brainstorming Done Right

During the lunch hour on June 28th, Justin Wright of Habitus Incorporated and Lauren Valle of Nu Ecological Engineering and Design presented a fun Food 4 Thought workshop at Impact Hub Boston on how to conduct a productive brainstorming session.  I was waiting eagerly to attend this workshop because for the past few months, I had been collecting ideas after ideas for my research and had planned to do a brainstorming session to narrow the scope of my project.…

X.O.I. is here

If you’ve been hanging around the fridges at CIC Boston, you may have noticed a new orange beverage on the 18th floor. I recently sat down with the co-founders of X.O.I, Myron Lam and Linh Tran, to talk about their line of Gac superfruit beverages.…

Leadership in a Nutshell: How to become a stronger leader starting today

This is a guest post by Lucy Meadows, certified Career Coach, who can be found at: www.lmeadows.com.    “The way to be a better leader is to be a better human.” —Jerry Colonna   What intrigues you about leadership? Pulling people together to accomplish a goal?…

Medical Supply Drive For Venezuela

Economic struggles in Venezuela have led to a public health crisis. Recent articles in the New York Times and Boston Globe highlight the situation and state that “Only about 35 percent of the country’s hospital beds are operational.” We recently interviewed some of our Venezuelan members here on our blog, and now highlight their efforts to connect with and support their home community.…