Category Archives: Business

Brewers are Helping Brewers and Communities Affected by California Camp Fire by Creating the Resilience IPA

Looking for a way to support the communities devastated by the recent Northern California wild fires? It may be as easy as grabbing a pint of beer at your local brewery. Over a thousand breweries nationwide are brewing their version …

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Why Your Story Matters for Brewery Marketing and Branding

When it comes to brewery marketing and branding, making delicious beer is only half the battle. If your brewery doesn’t have solid branding, then you’ll have a tough time standing out in today’s crowded craft beer market. Isaac Arthur, co-founder …

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Why Simulation-Based Training Enhances Leadership Skills

If you want to hone a skill or excel at something, learning by doing is a must. While hands-on experience is essential for developing leadership skills, gaining that type of valuable experience doesn’t just need to happen at the office or in the boardroom. …

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Michele Morris Learns What it Takes to be an Effective Leader

Michele Morris is a seasoned professional but relatively new at leadership. As the director of outreach and communications at Chittenden Solid Waste District, Morris supervises five employees at the district’s administrative office in Williston. Morris, who previously worked for the National …

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Innovator of Leading Sustainable Innovation Certificate Program Matt Mayberry Helps Companies Lead Change and Embrace Environmental Sustainability

Transforming a conventional business into a sustainable one is no easy task. All too often, managers and supervisors have difficulty anticipating challenges and are unable to see the bigger picture or know how to make a difference in the world. …

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After UVM, a Dream to Open a Bed and Brew Comes True

In a few months, a new microbrewery will be opening in Lafayette, Louisiana with a mission to brew better beer. Sawbriar Brewery, owned by John Paul and his wife, Jessica, will be a small brewpub in a 19th-century, two-story building. The …

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Engineering Manager Cyril Brunner Strives to Keep Learning about Leadership

“Leaders aren’t born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.”  ~Vince Lombardi What makes an effective leader? If you ask …

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Learning the Business of Craft Brewing

By Rachel C. Leslie For Renee Hamblin, a typical day at Queen City Brewery may involve bottling the latest brew, scheduling the week’s social media posts, or leading a focus group for market research. A food systems major with a …

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Lifelong Learning is the Key to Florence Smith’s Success

For Florence Smith, life is all about positivity and perseverance. The Chelsea native, who was the first person in her family to graduate from high school, is now a transportation legal program administrator and supervisor in the Senior Assistant Attorney General’s …

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UVM Drone Workshop to Highlight Safety, Planning & Data Collection

Unmanned aerial systems (UASs), commonly known as drones, made their debut in the military about a century ago. Only in the past few years have drones become more popular with increasing commercial interest. Researchers at UVM’s Spatial Analysis Laboratory are …

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