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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
Employers tend to trust their intuitions. But when they decide whom to hire, they trust those intuitions more than they should. Suppose you are considering two candidates for a job in sales, candidate A and candidate B, and have interviewed … more
As our economy improves, more companies are considering mergers and acquisitions. If you are one of them, it is necessary to understand and properly apply the existing acquisition reporting rules. n Know the guidelines. The rules that cover … more
A lot of people believe you only have one shot at success. But that's just not true. What is true is that many people don't even take that one shot – out of fear of failure, inexperience, lack of motivation or just not knowing where to begin. … 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
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