May 16

A New Era in Weight Loss Comes to Kendall Square

A New Era in Weight Loss Comes to Kendall Square 05-16-2016, Matthew Brackman A little bit of history was made this month when we became the first practice in New England to perform the ReShape procedure. Approved by the FDA in August of 2015, the ReShape device (a dual balloon composed of silicone), is inserted into […]

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May 06

Didn’t Win the H-1B Visa Lottery? Consider Plan B

Didn’t Win the H-1B Visa Lottery? Consider Plan B 05-09-2016, Jeff Goldman In July 2015 Jay received the bad news: his H-1B visa petition did not win the annual H-1B lottery. His OPT was expired and his 60-day grace period was down to two weeks. After we met to discuss Plan B options, Jay enrolled in […]

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Mar 31

Why Culture Matters…in the Global Workplace

Why Culture Matters…in the Global Workplace 04-04-2016, Bhaskar Pant If you work in a global organization, chances are you’ve experienced challenges communicating with colleagues from different parts of the world. For example, you may have had difficulty meeting project deadlines due to a differing sense of time among international team members. Whether you’re in a technical or business function, being able to […]

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Mar 14

Reflections From the Workplace: A KSA Intern Shares his First Impressions

Reflections From the Workplace: A KSA Intern Shares his First Impressions 03-14-2016, Carlos Medrano-Fuentes Walking into the Kendall Square Association, I was nervous, because it was my first time around completely new strangers. Walking in, I was greeted with this firm whiff of freshly brewed coffee and three enthusiastic bright smiles. I was greeted by […]

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Mar 07

Engage with The Possible Project

Engage with The Possible Project 03-07-2016, Maya Nitzberg The Possible Project (TPP) is a youth entrepreneurship program designed to close the opportunity gap and provide 21st century career skills to high school students. It was founded in 2010 by lifelong entrepreneurs, Mark and Becky Levin, to fulfill a dream of creating a place where disadvantaged youth […]

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Feb 11

Community Charter School of Cambridge Interns on Ice

Community Charter School of Cambridge Interns on Ice 02-11-2016, Halley Zummo Kamerkar Students wobbled and gripped friends’ hands as they stepped onto the ice at the Kendall Community Ice Skating Rink. Other noshed on chocolate glazed waffles, but all were eagerly on the lookout for unfamiliar faces that might be the mentor they’d be working […]

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Feb 08

MIT Professional Education: The Epicenter of Learning

MIT Professional Education: The Epicenter of Learning 02-08-2016, MIT Professional Education “Graduate studies through the MIT Advanced Study Program and research at MIT has helped me to found five companies and lead two publicly-held ones” – Ralph Rodriguez, ASP Fellow Recent reports indicate that the MIT entrepreneurial community generates annual revenues of $2 trillion—a figure greater than […]

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Sep 29

Better than Aspirin: Ambit’s Guide to Avoiding Marketing Headaches

Better than Aspirin: Ambit’s Guide to Avoiding Marketing Headaches 09-29-2015, Ambit Creative Group Many of us get into the field of marketing because of its diversity and excitement. Trade shows! Events! Slick web design and beautiful printed pieces! Did all that enthusiasm give you a headache? Welcome to the underbelly of marketing: the nitty gritty […]

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