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Better Late Than Never…

September 9, 2018 In Executive Leave a comment

If anyone had told me it would take 30 plus years to see a young woman elected to Congress in the City of Boston, I could have never predicted it.

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July Days at Solomon McCown & Company

July 11, 2017 In Executive Leave a comment

Usually at this time of year I am lucky enough to be off in some new place, eating different food and experiencing what tends to be a slower pace of

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Leadership Lessons from the Retail Industry

June 12, 2017 In Executive Leave a comment

Some of my earliest—and most important—leadership lessons came from my experience in the retail industry. Like many college graduates mulling their next step, I took a job on the sales

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The Influence of the Hospitality Industry on Real Estate Development

April 19, 2017 In Real Estate Leave a comment

Recently, New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells turned his evaluation away from what’s on the plate in the city’s restaurant scene and instead tackled a growing trend in New

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America’s Use of Public Space: Some Lessons from Italy

August 5, 2016 In Executive, Real Estate Leave a comment

Recently, my husband and I were lucky enough to spend two weeks traveling around the Italian countryside. It’s an interesting time for Americans to travel abroad, to say the least.

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Lessons from Tony-nominated Hamilton

June 10, 2016 In Executive Leave a comment

As a part-time New Yorker, I am lucky to have seen the phenomenal productions that have graced the stages of Broadway during the 2015-2016 season. And, yes, that includes Hamilton,

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Helene Solomon on Spotlight

November 5, 2015 In Crisis Communications Leave a comment

Like many of us in Boston and around the world, I can’t wait to see Spotlight, opening in select theaters this Friday. The movie is based on the true story

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Retailers’ Actions Speak Louder than Words on Black Friday

November 25, 2014 In Corporate Comments Off on Retailers’ Actions Speak Louder than Words on Black Friday

Every year as we approach the holidays, the shopping frenzy seems to grow more and more out of control. Customers, demanding better deals and around the clock hours, seemingly force

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Highlights From Our Panel With Governor Deval Patrick

November 20, 2014 In Executive, SM& Presents Comments Off on Highlights From Our Panel With Governor Deval Patrick

This week, Helene Solomon sat down with Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick as he reflected on his accomplishments and the road ahead as he prepares to leave office after eight

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A Conversation between Helene Solomon and Governor Deval Patrick

November 18, 2014 In Executive, SM& Presents Comments Off on A Conversation between Helene Solomon and Governor Deval Patrick

(Photo by Allan E. Dines) Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick joined Solomon McCown CEO Helene Solomon for a wide-ranging conversation as he prepares to leave office after an eight-year, two-term tenure

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