Stacey Alcorn

Stacey Alcorn

Author and Entrepreneur
Stacey Alcorn is CEO of Boston-based Laer Realty Partners.  She owns and operates several businesses in the Boston area including a consulting firm, a law firm and a fashion line. She is the author of REACH! -- Dream, Stretch, Achieve, Influence.
6 Secrets to Sales Success Hidden in a Girl Scout Cookie
Sales Strategies

6 Secrets to Sales Success Hidden in a Girl Scout Cookie

Those little entrepreneurs have been on to something for decades. Apply these sweet lessons to your business.
4 Success Lessons From a Powerful Boston Developer
Success Strategies

4 Success Lessons From a Powerful Boston Developer

Richard Friedman has an impressive history of turning real estate into gold.
7.1 Steps to Writing Your Book
Entrepreneurs

7.1 Steps to Writing Your Book

If you're an entrepreneur who has been through the ringer in life or business and willing to share, self-publishing can be powerful.
An Ode to an Entrepreneur's Supportive Spouse
Family

An Ode to an Entrepreneur's Supportive Spouse

Starting a business is a team sport. So here's a thanks to the generous backer at home who provides valuable help and love.
Anatomy of a Championship Win, Entrepreneur Version
Entrepreneurs

Anatomy of a Championship Win, Entrepreneur Version

The Super Bowl and the New England Patriots provide some lessons for playing the game that is business.
Busy Is the Enemy of Productive. Which Are You?
Time Management

Busy Is the Enemy of Productive. Which Are You?

Top professionals figure out the difference between these two qualities and spend the lion's share of their time generating results.
5 Ways Appreciation Can Backfire
Company Culture

5 Ways Appreciation Can Backfire

When it comes to recognizing employees, do it right. Fairness and consistency matter.
Are You a Manager or a Leader?
Management Style

Are You a Manager or a Leader?

Contemplate the difference between these two terms. The nuance in meaning points to an important quality for successful enterpreneurs.
Boston Real Estate Tycoon's 5 Easy Steps for Marketing to the Affluent
Marketing

Boston Real Estate Tycoon's 5 Easy Steps for Marketing to the Affluent

The most important skill in sales is connecting with people. Benefit from top tips from elite broker Michael Carucci's extreme focus on relationships.
7 Ways to Say I Love You
Employee Recognition

7 Ways to Say I Love You

Simple expressions of thanks can go a long way toward instilling loyalty with staffers and customers.
5 Steps to Working a Holiday Party Like Santa
Networking

5 Steps to Working a Holiday Party Like Santa

Don't worry about whatever work you left undone to race out to the event. You're about to ace this networking opportunity -- that is, if you read these jolly tips.
4 Ways You Are Your Own Worst Enemy
Leadership Qualities

4 Ways You Are Your Own Worst Enemy

Reframe the ways you address your entrepreneur self. You'll be surprised by the power of your pep talk.
5 Powerful Ways to Give Thanks to Your People
Company Culture

5 Powerful Ways to Give Thanks to Your People

Showing appreciation to staff is appropriate during the holiday season but can be a great year-round practice.
The 6 Scary Truths About Becoming an Entrepreneur
Challenges

The 6 Scary Truths About Becoming an Entrepreneur

The haunting, messy reality of running a business is at times painful -- yet it's also exhilarating.
Barbara Corcoran's Essential Shark Tools for Success
Shark Tank

Barbara Corcoran's Essential Shark Tools for Success

A real estate executive learns firsthand from an industry icon how to bootstrap a business, be a strong seller, attempt balance and recover from any hard knocks.