The Man behind 'The Man'
You learn something new every day - The coaching advice Tom Brady always keeps handy
CoachUp founder Jordan Fliegel is a true "Renaissance Man." First, he was an athlete, playing his high school ball at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, and later playing professionally in Israel. He then became an entrepreneur, starting CoachUp, which connects private coaches with athletes of all ages. Now, he is trying his hand at being an author, publishing "Reaching Another Level," a book about the merits of—you guessed it—private coaching. Read More
Market forces
Beyond Pricing will help Boston Airbnb hosts adjust rates based on demand
Airbnb host Jen Lawrence rents a pull-out couch in the living room of her Somerville home. (Photo by Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff)
If you've ever tried to book a flight during February's school vacation weeks, or a hotel in Arizona in August, you've seen demand-based pricing in action. In some cities, even parking meters adjust their prices based on how many spots are left on a block. Now a San Francisco startup, Beyond Pricing, is bringing demand-based pricing to people who rent out their homes — or just spare rooms — through Airbnb. The free service adjusts the price of a condo in the North End or a spare bedroom in Back Bay up or down, based on how much demand exists on each specific night of the year. Read More