Want to be a high performer? It all starts with a daily practice.

Want to be a high performer? It all starts with a daily practice.

So what’d you do this morning? It’s a very important question. If you’ve listened to Tim Ferriss’s podcast before, you know that he’s all about interviewing accomplished individuals and deconstructing their high performance so others can adopt practices that will boost their own power and potential. Ferriss asks this question at the start of almost… Read More »

New ownership for Route 7 Liquor and Deli

New ownership for Route 7 Liquor and Deli

Nassir Sod owned a gas station/liquor store in Cape Cod, but found that business was very slow in the winter. He began talking to brokers about buying a similar store at a location which would have customers year-round, and he was intrigued when he saw that Route 7 Liquor and Deli was available. “I liked… Read More »

Alicia Butson named Residence at Shelburne Bay Sales and Marketing Director

Alicia Butson named Residence at Shelburne Bay Sales and Marketing Director

The Residence at Shelburne Bay named Alicia Butson as the community’s new Sales and Marketing Director. Ms. Butson brings more than 20 years of experience managing programs in universities, convention centers, and hotels. She has most recently held a position as Senior Sales Manager at the Hilton Burlington. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality… Read More »

Vermont Teddy Bear Company officially launches VTSTEAMspace

The Vermont Teddy Bear Company proudly announces it has created a VTSTEAMspace on its campus, in conjunction with Doug Webster of Champlain Maker Faire. “This space, created with Champlain Maker Faire, is all about creation and innovation for kids,” says Bill Shouldice, Chief Executive Office of Vermont Teddy Bear Company. “It is an honor to… Read More »

Shelburne’s Meika Hollender honored by Inc. Magazine

Shelburne’s Meika Hollender honored by Inc. Magazine

Clearly, past Shelburne resident and Vermont Commons School alum Meika Hollender ’05 was raised with care for the environment and entrepreneurship in her blood. Now, the daughter of Seventh Generation’s founders, Sheila and Jeffrey Hollender, is making her own mark in both worlds. Meika is co-Founder and co-CEO of Sustain, the first brand of all… Read More »

The uncovered costs of increased longevity

In the 1970s, a TV episode of “The Odd Couple” taught viewers never to assume. It’s a lesson we appear to have forgotten. Many Americans assume Medicare will provide financial assistance to help with long-term care costs in retirement. In fact, when asked, more than one-third (38 percent) of Americans age 40 and older put… Read More »

Wake Robin wins Green Award

A multifaceted approach to sustainability, including environmentally friendlier laundry facilities and controlling pests with beneficial insects, has earned Wake Robin a prestigious environmental wellness award. The International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA) announced that the 2016 winner of the ICAA Innovators Green Award is the older-adult community of Wake Robin. The community received the award for its… Read More »