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A son and his father are walking in the mountains. Suddenly, the boy falls, scrapes his knee and screams. To the son's surprise, he hears his scream repeating somewhere in the mountains. Curious, he yells, "Who are you?" He … more
How can you engage other people to become interested in you and your product or service? Dale Carnegie – author of "How to Win Friends and Influence People" – says by becoming interested in them. And he's partially right. The reality, … more
Working out of your house looks like the perfect scenario for anyone who wants to start their own business, unless you want to repair cars and find the prospect of having a Chevy Malibu parked in your living room problematic. But for a one-person … more
As we celebrate Mother's Day and Father's Day, I get a little nostalgic thinking about some of the life lessons I learned from these two remarkable people in my life. When I speak to corporate audiences, I often include a lesson about … more
I'm fortunate to lead a health system that is a joint venture of two respected Rhode Island hospitals – Roger Williams Medical Center and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital – and Prospect Medical Services, a company with more than 20 years of … more
We're going to be asking what states owe workers a lot as the former wrestle with growing pension obligations. Illinois courts have just ruled that the state's attempt to curtail its pension benefits cannot go forward. The Chicago Tribune … more
To understand why the U.S. education system is mired in mediocrity, start by listening to Scott McKim's story. McKim has a master's degree in watershed science, an undergraduate degree in meteorology, with minors in math and physics, and … more
The IRS' new Tangible Property Regulations consist of a number of intricate accounting rules and changes that taxpayers will face during this tax season and beyond. Last week we discussed the regulations and who may be covered under them. … more
Soon after Hayes & Sherry was formed in 1990, the New England banking crisis hit. In 1991 came the closing of 45 banks and credit unions throughout Rhode Island. It was not the best of times to start your own business. Yet the firm not only … more
The typical approach to environmentalism involves finding ways for humans to live in harmony with nature. But what if that's wrong? What if our destiny is to leave nature behind? It's a radical idea, but it's worth a moment of reflection. A … more
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