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The lack of certainty in our tax laws often adds to the complexity of making sound, long-range business plans. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, which President Barack Obama signed into law in December, brings increased certainty … more
There are three simple rules in life: – If you do not go after what you want, you'll never have it. – If you do not ask, the answer will always be no. – If you do not step forward, you'll always be in the same place. … more
Like most trends, the "sharing economy" has moved west to east nationally and is fast becoming an accepted way of doing business in Rhode Island, although challenges are beginning to mount. The sharing economy connects owners to consumers … more
First impressions make a difference when the goal is winning a new customer, moving up the career ladder, gaining acceptance to a group or, of course, attracting a new special friend. That's a lot to ask when some experts say first … more
I've always considered myself quite bold when it comes to business and risk-taking. I can live with failing a few times, knowing that I will eventually be successful because I am determined to be. I've found a like-minded colleague in … more
Even if your company has outside professionals managing your retirement plan, one or more company employees may have legal liabilities for the plan. In a number of cases I have come across, employees are completely unaware of this "fiduciary" … more
Everyone wants to hire the BEST person for the job. I do, too. Here's a concept: Hire an athlete. It may help you as an employer make the right choice, or at least a better choice. And it's a reality check if you're an individual striving … more
The famed aerialist the Great Zumbrati once walked a shaky tightrope across Niagara Falls despite a gusty wind that almost caused him to lose his footing. He was very relieved to have made it safely across. Waiting for him on the other side was a … 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
The prospect tells you, "I only need one more approval and the order is yours." For joy, for joy – the order is mine! – Eh, eh, eh – don't celebrate too soon. The one last person needed to approve is the real decision-maker. The boss. … more
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