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.
A 3-Point Blueprint for Getting Noticed by Venture Capitalists
Venture Capital

A 3-Point Blueprint for Getting Noticed by Venture Capitalists

A contestant on the upcoming reality show Startup U shares his strategies for winning funding for his startup.
8 Weird But Effective Strategies for Saving Time
Time Management

8 Weird But Effective Strategies for Saving Time

Anyone who works in a busy office with chatty people can surely benefit from these tips.
The 5 Best Business Mantras From 'Mr. Wonderful'
Shark Tank

The 5 Best Business Mantras From 'Mr. Wonderful'

I recently met with Kevin O'Leary, one of the judges on ABC's "Shark Tank," and came away with some memorable lessons.
7 Mentors You Didn't Even Know You Had
Mentors

7 Mentors You Didn't Even Know You Had

You can build a better business simply by observing and studying the people whom you have already surrounded yourself with.
4 Savory Strategies to Building an Army of Loyal Employees
Managing Employees

4 Savory Strategies to Building an Army of Loyal Employees

A multi-state restaurateur says the secret to great customer service is hiring the right people from the start.
4 Secrets to Highly Successful Family-Owned Businesses
Family Businesses

4 Secrets to Highly Successful Family-Owned Businesses

The son of the late founder of the largest family-owned and operated RV manufacturer in the world discusses how they keep the company going strong.
4 Reasons to Be Cautious in Taking Action
Execution

4 Reasons to Be Cautious in Taking Action

Empires are built by those who are great at acting upon ideas, but so are giant failures.
4 Reasons Execution Matters More Than Knowledge
Execution

4 Reasons Execution Matters More Than Knowledge

Entrepreneurs, sales people and C-suite executives who build big businesses do so because they are predisposed to act.
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.