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Focus on Your Strengths or Weaknesses? That is the Question

Photo: Anders Lejczak/Flickr By Lee Maxey As a high school soccer coach, my players often asked me, “Coach, what should I do over the summer to get... Continue Reading

Alumni Advice: Brendan MacKenzie on Creating Strategies for Success

By Sarah Tuff Dunn Brendan MacKenzie ’04 was raised in Manchester, New Hampshire, by a firefighter father and a nurse mother, not realizing how meaningful those role... Continue Reading

Brewery Operations 101: Quality Control, Environmental Best Practices & Supply Chain Management

Photo by Amber Osgood By Tera Dacek We chatted with the folks over at First Key Consulting, a leading global brewing industry consulting firm, to get the... Continue Reading

Alumni Advice: Russell Hirschorn on Technology, Meatpacking & Managing Careers

By Sarah Tuff Dunn Russell Hirschorn has plenty of talking points on his résumé—meat-packer at B. Rosen, webmaster at, and systems analyst at Hess Corporation—before his... Continue Reading

Craft Beer Sales: How to Gain a Competitive Advantage Selling Your Brand in a Saturated Craft Beer Market

By Tera Dacek What makes one craft beer or distributor better at sales than another? How do you get your brand to stand out in a sea... Continue Reading