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14 Business Lessons They Didn't Teach Me In College

Posted by Matt Roberge on Feb 25, 2016 8:30:00 AM

When you get into the business world, you realize how many things about business you didn't learn in college. College is great for teaching you the fundamentals of the academic side of business, but there are a lot of lessons you learn through real-life experience.

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Topics: Small Business Growth, Scaling A Business, College Grad, Growth Coach

Business Advice To My 20-Something-Year-Old Self

Posted by Matt Roberge on Dec 29, 2015 7:00:00 AM

It's really easy to look back at  mistakes you've made in the past and give advice. It's the classic scenario of, "If I only knew then what I know now." I think that what makes a great business consultant is the ability to learn from mistakes and help others through their own experiences. It's also probably the reason you don't see a lot of business consultants who are in their 20s, because you need to have some experiences with varying degrees of success and failure in order to help others. Here are four pieces of business advice I would give to my 20-something-year-old self. 

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Topics: Small Business Consulting, Financial Advice, College Grad, CFO Consulting, Growth Coach

Financial Advice For New College Grads

Posted by Matt Roberge on Apr 3, 2013 7:00:00 AM

I graduated from a small business college nearly 12 years ago.  A lot has changed since then but one thing that has certainly changed is my way of thinking.  While your parents offer lots of advice throughout your life, they particularly seem to offer it around your college years.  However, the typical college student at that point in their life doesn't necessarily love to listen to their parents' advice.  Looking back now not only do I wish I had listened to the advice given to me, I wish I had asked more questions.  Here is my advice for upcoming college grads.  

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Topics: Personal Bookkeeping, Business Ideas, Financial Advice, College Grad