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Back to the future of school with Prenda and learning pods

If you could fix the future by going into the past, would you do it? In that famous scene in the 1985 Movie, Back to the Future, Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) learns that  “Doc” Brown (Christopher Lloyd) built a time machine out of a DeLorean and asks why?  Doc Brown replies, “The way I see it, if you’re gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style? READ MORE

Business

Keith Spiro Communicast: Mike Kind HybridWorkHub and the pivot to workplace flexibility

In April 2021, StanData announced technology for the Work From Home crowd that would benefit both their wellness as well as productivity. Remote workers in the USA as a category had peaked a year earlier at 50 million but the potential benefits to companies and employees remain an area of exploration for many. Stories abound of CEO’s demanding return of workers to offices and employees leaving jobs because they won’t retreat from the newly-found flexibility in the workplace. Less is spoken about employees who ask to come back into offices. READ MORE

Business

Keith Spiro Communicast with Josh Verrill at the Launch of “4AM Demand” a SaaS for these times.

At the heart of what co-founders Heather Stokes and Josh Verrill are doing is creating a business that hopes to inspire people to be better, bolder marketers with tools so they don’t have to be awake worrying at 4 a.m. With the kind of year businesses have had, they look to minimize the complexity in how to market and how to scale early-stage high growth businesses in the Software as a Service (SaaS) space. READ MORE

Alrington National Cemetery Honor Flight tour
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Memorial Day: The Meaning of Sacrifice

On Memorial Day, If you want to know the true context of the meaning of sacrifice, “you should head to and read some of the Congressional Medal of Honor citations” says my friend Mike Porcelli, an army veteran and chief of staff of The Gold Shield, a nationwide membership organization dedicated to helping veterans with PTSD and cancer. READ MORE

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Making the Big Jump at Webster House

Since 1884 Webster House in Manchester New Hampshire has been providing a safe supportive alternative place for children unable to live at home. Communicast sat down with the newly appointed leadership team of Michelle O’Malley (CEO) and Blair Stairs (Executive Director of Operations and longtime employee) along with Ed Ithier (Board President and long-time volunteer) for a conversation about unwavering mission and change in this time of a global pandemic. READ MORE