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We've all heard the old adage that you can't buy happiness. Well, it turns out that it's not exactly true. You actually can buy happiness – when you spend your money or your time on others. Does that come as a surprise to anyone? It's … more
I have written seven best-selling business books, and the title of each of them could have been "Prepare to Win." My publishers never thought that was a catchy-enough title to help sell books, particularly business books, so I went with … more
The root of your sales success lies in your sales philosophy. How did you develop yours? Mine came from a combination of home environment, books, education, mentors, personal-development programs, personal experience and observations. You … more
Rhode Island recently enacted significant changes to corporate tax requirements that will affect large numbers of companies. Changes include updated guidance related to corporate nexus, combined reporting, single-sales-factor apportionment and … more
Ah, the joys of spring: longer daylight, budding flowers, farm babies and, of course, opening day of our national pastime, baseball. What a thrill to go to the game and "root, root, root for the home team." I've found that a day at the … more
In August, Scott Jensen, director of the R.I. Department of Labor & Training, called manufacturing a "bright spot" in the state economy. Jensen and Donna Murray, Rhode Island's chief labor statistician, noted that 42,300 manufacturing jobs in July … more
In 2009, I wrote about a fellow coach, colleague and friend who experienced a cancer relapse. She was told her cancer was incurable. Against the odds she is alive and continues to inspire me, enduring clinical trials and all the time living a very … more
For all the partisan squabbling in this bizarre election year, a consensus has emerged in one important area: The U.S. corporate-tax system is broken. No matter who wins on Nov. 8, there's surprising agreement that change is coming. To get … more
Rhode Island's college-savings 529 plan has changed. How does it look? In 2015, Rhode Island selected a new investment firm and program administrator to run the state's college-savings 529 plan. The transition was completed in July 2016. … more
Lucy, the constant critic of Charlie Brown in the comic strip "Peanuts," is one of my favorite characters because she always says exactly what is on her mind. Peeved at Charlie, she told him in one strip: "You are a foul ball in the line … more
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