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The Distractions of Working from Home

Is working from home really all it’s touted as? What about the distractions, the loneliness, the need for community and networking that you can’t get at your kitchen table? Recently, we asked Bostonians who work from home about the craziest detours from a productive day they experienced during a day at home.…

Look up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Coworking!

Superman needed The Daily Planet, Batman needed all of Gotham and you need Impact Hub Boston.  Without which, being a cape crusader and crushing your startup goals would have less meaning and purpose. Saving the day looks good on a spreadsheet but can be lonely where there is no Alfred, Jimmy or Lois to share it with or even a Perry White to challenge you.…

Productivity or Pandemonium?

In today’s entrepreneurial and out-of-the-box-thinking culture, coffeeshops have become the sought after venue to meet, work, chat and think.  It’s a go-to for those in desperate need of a reprieve from the walls of their home office as well as a bastion of inspiration for the creative. …

Rachel Murray and She Geeks Out

Rachel Murray has managed websites and web teams for a variety of organizations from small to large in the US and overseas for the last fifteen years, including at the World Health Organization in Geneva. She’s worn many professional hats, from coding websites by hand to managing large migration and integration projects.…

Kelly Connolly: Healthcare Strategist and Advocate

Kelly Connolly is the CEO & founder of Honor Clinic, a primary care clinic providing improved patient outcomes at a 75% discount through proven practices, technology, and efficient business models. After a successful executive career managing businesses for Fortune 500 & FTSE 100 healthcare organizations in the US & Asia, Kelly moved to Boston to lead the Honor Clinic and pioneer a new way of offering healthcare.…

ImpactFest: A Retrospective on an Incredible Week

Earlier this month, Impact Hub Boston celebrated our fourth anniversary in spectacular style, with a weeklong series of panels, Food for Thought sessions, art events, and parties that showcased the best of our community. Here, members share what they found most meaningful in this eventful week: Photo credit: James Macon Fun, community, and learning something new about our fellow members.…

HOIH: Sean Gallagher Explains Organizational Culture

Fifteen years ago, I was a partner in a consulting firm that focused on helping large companies improve their marketing effectiveness. Funny thing was, everyone could and did learn the marketing best practices, but few changed the way they worked, even after they learned there was a better way.…

HOIH: Lauren talks about empowering girls

Komera is a non-profit organization based out of Impact Hub Boston that invests in young women in Rwanda. The organization selects 20-30 girls every year, from the most vulnerable families, and pays for their secondary school education, uniforms, health insurance stipends, sexual and reproductive health training and tutoring.…

A Farewell To Cat

She’s a Renaissance woman: Amazon Best Selling Author, a keynote/TEDx Speaker, the Book Midwife, and an accomplished teacher. She’s written THIRTEEN books and created writing Masterclasses including Writing Made Simple Academy, the Write Your Book in 40-Days Program, and Speak Your Book FAST.  …