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Notable Real Estate Trends To Watch For In 2018

As the real estate market continues to evolve, new trends are emerging for 2018. Buyers will be more in control as the housing supply will finally catch up with buyer demand, according to a report by Realtor.com. Additionally, more millennials will be looking to get...

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Chevron ICIC Community Impact Award

We totally how Initiative for a Competitive Inner City and Chevron captured the blessings of being part of an extraordinary team! #SocialEnterprise #CommunityImpactAward. Thank you to all our tribe that has invested in...

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Susan Speaks at the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce

Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce had a very fun, educational and inspiring Women in Business Luncheon today with keynote speaker Susan Leger Ferraro at Joseph's Trattoria, Bakery and Cafe! Thank you to Susan for taking the time out of her busy schedule to speak...

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Lessons for Real Estate Investors in Cuba: Pioneering the Way

Sometimes it’s not enough to build a company, in some cases an investor needs to help create the industry that he or she wants to be part of.  This is what I am working to do as a real estate developer and member of the Forbes Real Estate Council. After having sold my...

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Susan Leger Ferraro to Headline MVCC Women in Business Luncheon

Susan Leger Ferraro, the founder of Lawrence-based interactive children’s museum Imajine That, will headline the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Sept. 25 Women in Business Luncheon at Joseph’s Trattoria. In addition to Imajine That, Ferraro has created Peace...

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Conscious Capitalism Makes its First Foray to Cuba

AS CUBA BEGINS OPENING TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP, A TEAM OF DELEGATES RECENTLY VISITED TO EXCHANGE KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HOW TO USE BUSINESS AS A TOOL FOR GOOD. DEBORAH LEIPZIGER AND SUSAN LEGER FERRAROAUGUST 22, 2017112 VIEWS Imagine you’re the first generation of entrepreneur...

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How To Ensure Your First Investment Property Isn’t A Bust

Investment property is a prime way to start your real estate portfolio and get in on the rental game. While it can be easy to get caught up in the excitement of making your first property purchase, it is important to take it slow and proceed with some caution. Jumping...

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Susan Featured in Forbes Real Estate Article

10 Things All Landlords Should Remember To Ensure Good Tenant Relations Investing in rental property can be highly rewarding if successful, as it can help build your net worth and make a profit by generating a steady monthly income. This type of investment takes work,...

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Susan Honored as Member Of Forbes Real Estate Council

From owners of high-level brokerages and agencies to senior-level executives of real estate technology companies, industry search databases, and unique concepts paving the way for the future of the real estate business, members of the Forbes Real Estate Council are...

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Susan Speaks to WOW Crowd at Inspirational Women’s Event

HAVERHILL — About 275 women from throughout the region headed to Salisbury Beach on Friday to be part of the 21st Annual Winning Opportunities for Women Conference. Presented by the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce, this year's event at the Blue Ocean Music Hall,...

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Susan to Speak at WOW Conference

Gina Barreca, author, humorist and professor of Feminist Theory; Susan Leger Ferraro, founder and CEO of Imajine That and G3; Cheryl Fiandaca, WBZ-TV chief investigative reporter; and Becca Pizzi, the first American female to run seven marathons on seven continents in...

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G3 Awarded $107,600 to Train 205 Employees of Boloco

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $2.4 Million in Workforce Training Grants BOSTON, MA, SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 – The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded more than $2.4 million in workforce training fund grants to 25 companies to train current or newly hired...

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South Bay Community Services Receives Workforce Training Grant

(BROCKTON, Mass., July 15, 2016) – South Bay Community Services recently received a $248,665 Workforce Training Grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. The funds will be used to train 341 employees across South Bay’s...

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FAST 50: Entrepreneurs offer words to grow by

"Focus pocus!" This our mantra that inspires our leadership and impact team. We make our yearly sales goals manageable by breaking them down quarterly, monthly, weekly and even daily. This helps the team understand how realistic and achievable the goals can be so...

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Inner City 100 Alum Imajine That Certified as B Corp

Written by Eliza LaJoie With its motto “Create the Day,” children’s discovery museum Imajine That has always aimed to provide opportunity for youth and families in its hometown of Lawrence, MA. And like the visitors to her museum, CEO Susan Leger Ferraro, has always...

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Susan Launches G3 Consulting Group

G3 builds integral online and offline, customizable workplace training programs for organizations that want to activate and elevate employees’ untapped leadership and productivity capabilities and inspire them to enlarge their vision, enrich their experiences, and...

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Imajine That Named Optimas Gold Winner for Partnership

LAWRENCE, MA - Imajine That is honored to be named Workforce Magazine’s Optimas Gold Winner for its partnership with WGBH. “We are so excited to be acknowledged for such a profound collaboration investing both in the community and our employees!” said Susan Leger...

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Imajine That Receives B Corporation Certification

LAWRENCE, MA -- Imajine That is proud to announce its certification as a B Corporation. The prestigious designation is awarded to companies which use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems, and meet the higher standards of social and...

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Hundreds Turn Out for Imajine That, WGBH Ready to Learn Collaboration Celebration

Preschoolers, their parents and educators attended the event in early August to mark achievements of “Ready to Learn” initiative.

More than 200 people turned out for Imajine That’s Ready to Learn Collaboration Celebration event with public media producer WGBH on August 5 at Imajine That’s location at the Riverwalk, 354 Merrimack St. in Lawrence.

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Susan Leger Ferraro Generates Training Capital through Effective Grant Writing

By Jack Daly

Many small to medium businesses that contact me to train their workforce struggle with funding the budget to afford my services, or really any outside training sources.

Some executives say they are weary of investing in training because of a high turnover rate and they can’t recoup any of the money invested in an employee who leaves. Others say their team is too small and they plan on sticking with training in-house rather than investing so much in their employees.

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