Networking for Introverts: 7 Tips for Your Next Event

Have you ever been uncomfortable in a room full of people? Do you revel in the thought of just reading a book by yourself on a Friday night after a long week? Do you get more accomplished alone than in a group? You might be an introvert. Introversion often gets confused with shyness, but being […]

Big Game. Big Ads.

February in Boston. The Celtics are off to a great start. The Bruins are holding down third in the Eastern Conference. Sox pitchers and catchers report to Ft. Meyers in 10 days. But, this weekend, it’s all about football. For the seventh time since the 2001 season, the New England Patriots are in the championship game. […]

Almost Missing My Flight Restored My Faith in Humanity

It’s 6:25 p.m. and the back of my neck is prickling with sweat. My flight leaves in 17 minutes. Not boarding, leaving. In the 30 minutes that have elapsed since being in line, I have moved approximately 12 feet closer to the TSA official checking IDs and boarding passes. I start doing the math. If […]

From Client to Partner: Tips to Create Lasting Relationships

Like many, I waited tables during college. I worked at a local fine dining establishment, which mostly catered to out-of-towners, but had a fair number of local regulars as well. I could have easily gone from shift to shift making good money, but I quickly realized that the job was far more enjoyable when I […]

5 Ways the Corporate “Ladder” Is More Like Rock Climbing

Written by Katherine Eckenfels and Erin Mooney We have all heard the phrase “climbing the corporate ladder.” Many believe career advancement looks like clear-cut rungs that lead straight upward. However, sometimes this path can be a wall full of different options and problems at varying levels – kind of like rock climbing. You learn the […]

Your HB Newsgram

  ABOVE THE FOLD Here’s a piece of exciting news: HB officially combining with Eric Mower + Associates! The integration brings one of the largest independent advertising and PR houses to Boston to offer more of what HB does best, but with a bigger punch. IN THE NEWS Meet Emily Reichert, Executive Director of the fastest growing greentech […]

HUBgrown Q&A: Melanie Cohn, Dunkin’ Donuts

HB recently sat down with Melanie Cohn to discuss social media strategy, the Boston business community and her role at Dunkin’ Donuts.

Sip & Share: Tunheim

Last month my colleague Chuck Tanowitz and I had the opportunity to visit our friends at Tunheim in Minneapolis. We toured their beautiful office, enjoyed appetizers and cocktails, learned more about each agency and discussed industry trends. After our visit, Liz Tunheim Sheets and I reconnected to continue our conversation.

HUBgrown: Q&A with Janet Aronica, Cube Riot

Upstate New Yorker Janet Aronica graduated college during the height of the recession and found herself moving to Boston for a social media marketing internship. “The people were so helpful. I felt like I had a much greater chance of success finding my first job in Boston than anywhere else even though the economy sucked. […]

Nurturing a Connection to Nature

We live in a fast-paced world of instant-gratification. Children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews are not shielded from this reality. In fact, they’re the first generation growing up with cell phones and tablets as a part of their daily routines. Having their phones at school or the dinner table has evolved into a norm rather than […]