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Stacey Alcorn

Stacey Alcorn

Guest Writer / 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.

Motivation and Retention

5 Ways to Turn Unproductive Employees Into Superstars

Staff turnover costs time and money you might not have. Here's how to make the best of a lackluster team and re-energize them in the process.
Curiosity

Passionate Curiosity Is the Game Changer You Seek

Curiosity is what fuels the search for new ideas and insights to fuel growth of every sort.
Inspiring Your Team

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.
Marketing

4 Simple Strategies for Influencing the Affluent

The very rich are very sheltered. Selling to them is extraordinarily hard until you learn how to get in front of them.
Sales

7 Endangered Sales' Species

Good salespeople are few and far between. Here's seven types of salespeople you want on your team.
worth-knowing

3 Tough Habits You Must Drop to Succeed

Old habits die hard. Don't let your old habits stunt your startup's success.
Leadership

The Leadership Mistakes of Willy Wonka

Good leaders are willing to take risks on their products and their employees.
Wisdom

What a Famous Artist Taught Me About Business

Here's how I applied the wisdom of Giovanni DeCunto to grow as an entrepreneur.
Real Estate

4 Simple Lessons From a Housing Developer Who Redefined a Whole Industry

WinnCompanies Founder Arthur Winn has spent 40 years revolutionizing the affordable housing industry.
Coaches Corner

4 Crucial Qualities of Phenomenal Coaches

Whether you want to find a coach or you are one yourself, here is what to look or strive for in the best business relationships.
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.
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.
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.
Project Grow

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.