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Language of Business: Managing and Growing a Business in Challenging Times

Managing and growing a business is a challenge for every entrepreneur. How can that happen in a global pandemic? By staying nimble and pivoting where necessary. Hear first-hand lessons from leaders like Jason Ray, CEO and founder of Paperless Parts, a cloud-based platform that streamlines the quoting process for manufacturing; Sue Fuller, co-founder of The Oliver Thomas, maker of fully washable handbags; and Manasi Gangan, founder and president of the Nested Bean, a sleepwear company that produces weighted swaddling and sleeping bags for babies. The episode closes with independent footwear consultant Larry Reins weighing in on whether fashion will see permanent changes.

About the series: Language of Business is a video series that informs and inspires entrepreneurs, anyone considering a start-up, or a small business looking for a new idea. Hear about strategies that usually work, and strategies that often don’t, from people who have been there and done that. Hosted by Gregory Stoller, Harvard MBA and Senior Lecturer at Boston University Questrom School of Business.