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How Much of Your Authentic Self Do You Bring to Work? A Conversation

Recently, a group of Host Team members gathered to talk about an issue that has deep resonance for entrepreneurs: How much of your authentic self do you bring to your work, and how has that changed since you went independent? Creating your own career trajectory is, by definition, a path towards greater self-determination.…

Managing on an Entrepreneurs’ Unpredictable Income

This week, Will Gee, Hubber and financial wellness trainer, continues our occasional series on financial wellness for social entrepreneurs. Today, Will answers the question of how to manage an unpredictable income in the early stages of a venture. How to manage the ups and downs of entrepreneurial income is a valid and complicated question. …

Lifehacks to Save Time, Money, and Sanity for Entrepreneurs

Being an entrepreneur is a lifelong dream for many. We know it can entail long hours, no salary, and a fair amount of stress. Being part of a supportive coworking community can help a lot. So, too, can finding practical ways to live well on less while you wait for your ship to come in, and saving time whether you’re just starting out and working long hours, or growing rapidly and working long hours.…

Art for Social Change: An Evening of Visual Arts

On October 4, 2018, Impact Hub Boston hosted an evening of visual and performing arts that tie into social issues locally and internationally. This event was part of ImpactFest, an annual week-long celebration of our community’s impact, of the strength of our social impact ecosystem in Boston, and of our fifth birthday as Impact Hub Boston.…

Humans of Impact Hub: Analiese Barnes-Classen

I was born and raised in Roxbury. In 2013 I graduated from Boston Latin Academy and went on to earn my degree in Public and Community Service Studies at Providence College in 2017. Since my first job as an intern in the Boston City Council Office, I have dedicated my professional life to amplifying the voices of marginalized people and creating change in my community, wherever that may be.…

Impact Hub Boston at 5 Years: Results from Our Annual Survey Show Growth, Commitment, Engagement

The results are published for our annual member survey, looking at the demographic makeup who we Hubbers are, and what creative, innovative work is being produced by the organizations that make up our wonderful community. Each year, we survey our members about who they are, what they’re working on, and what value they find in being a Hub member.…

Co-Creating Our Future: A Conversation on Mass Incarceration in Boston

On October 9, 2018, Impact Hub Boston hosted a deep discussion around the issue of mass incarceration and the role it plays in the future of Boston. Panel experts shared their diverse experiences with the topic, and participants were then invited to engage in small group conversations with these experts in an effort to move their work forward, bringing a unique perspective to creatively brainstorm with changemakers in Boston working on this complex social issue.…

Financial Basics for Entrepreneurs: How to Save, Get a Mortage, and Have a Life When Your Income is Ever-Changing

Welcome to a new topic area of Impact Hub’s Social media presence: financial wellness. We are here to address questions and/or issues faced by all of us as entrepreneurs. My experiences have shown me that we constantly struggle with finances and money and how to spend it effectively.…

Humans of Impact Hub-Graunt Kruger

Q: Could you tell us about yourself? My name is Graunt Kruger. I am the CEO and co-founding partner of the US subsidiary of Intellidex. We have offices in South Africa and the UK. We do financial services and capital markets research for clients around the world who have an interest in Africa.…