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Cranberry Country Chamber Of Commerce

Speaker Series: Job or Business?

Job or Business? 

Five things you need to know to get what you

want from your business!

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

9:00 – 10:15 am via Zoom

Did you know that 40% of all small businesses fail by the end of the first year?   80% of them fail by the 5th year.  And more than 80% of small businesses that survive the first 5 years will fail in the next five years.   So if you want to create a business that beats the odds, you need to come to this presentation and learn what you can start doing today to have a successful business and create a sustainable company that you can be proud of.

At this presentation, you’ll learn…

  • Where you are on the business life cycle curve and the challenges that you can expect to face
  • The three hats you’ll have to wear as a business-owner
  • Where you’ll need to spend your time to grow the value of your business
  • The hourly rate concept to help you focus your time and energy
  • What you’ll need to do to ensure consistent customer experiences and business growth

So sign up now and don’t miss out on this important and relevant presentation for all business owners and leaders.


Marc R. Cote, Certified Business/Executive Coach, Trainer and New England & South Florida Area Representative

Marc Cote is an entrepreneur, a business/executive coach, corporate trainer and area representative with FocalPoint Coaching.  Marc is also EQ Certified, trained as Conversational Intelligence® Skills Practitioner and Leadscape Learning Navigational Conversations Trainer.  Marc and his team utilize proven coaching and training program materials, personal and team development tools and years of business experience to help business leaders, executives and their teams improve their effectiveness, develop their people and enhance the performance of their companies.  Marc has over 15 years of experience working in franchise systems and understands what enables success for both franchisors and franchisees.

Marc is the son of a second-generation business owner with a deep-seated passion for business and helping others succeed.  He was also a co-founder and the COO of Accellient Partners LLC, a drug development consulting firm, Synchroneuron Inc, a venture-backed biotechnology company and Ternus Pharma, Inc, a seed-stage start-up pharma company.

Marc was also previously the COO of Aptuit Consulting, a global biotech practice where he was responsible for managing all operating, financial & business development activities. Prior to Aptuit, Marc was with Dunkin’ Brands and had vice president roles where he was alternately responsible for accounting, tax, finance, business process improvement, call centers and shared service operations.  Marc started his career in the Entrepreneurial Services Group at EY, he received a BS in Accountancy from Bentley College and was a licensed CPA in Massachusetts for ~20 years.

Marc is a member of Boston Harbor Angels and Sky Ventures where he is an active investor and he also maintains a Board role on select portfolio companies.  Marc was also a Co-Chair of Mass Bio’s Entrepreneur University, a current Forum Advisory Board member, Chair of the Boston Chapter of The Financial Executives Networking Group, a co-founder of the Boston Executive Networking Group and an Executive Coach with the Mass Life Science Center Next Gen Initiative.

Marc loves supporting others in their development and growth so that they can make a meaningful difference in both their business careers and life.

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