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In 1990, the obesity rate in Rhode Island was about 10 percent. Today it's 27.4 percent and according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, projected to be more than 50 percent by 2030. That means we are headed for having 500,000 obese … more
I am not a LinkedIn expert, but I do have more than 26,000 LinkedIn connections and almost 30,000 followers. How many do you have? I may have more visibility and notoriety than you do, but we are equal in exposure and linking possibilities … more
Typically, ownership of an incorporated business changes hands through either a stock purchase or an asset purchase. Both methods have pros and cons for buyer and seller. There is a third way that often gives the buyer the best of both approaches: … more
Thomas Watson Jr., former chairman of IBM, liked to tell anecdotes about his father, Thomas Watson Sr., who founded the company. One of them went like this: "Father was fond of saying that everybody, from time to time, should take a step back and … more
Your prospect will signal you when they're ready to buy. "Billy, pay attention!" That was your first listening lesson. Probably delivered when you were too young to pay attention. Fast forward 20-something years and you're … more
A man had gone to a circus as a small boy and decided to return years later. He was sitting in a cheap seat when an elephant came along, reached up into the stands, wrapped his trunk gently about the man and carried him over to the best seat. … more
"I didn't hear you." No, you weren't listening. "Our people need to listen better." No, your people need to understand why they don't listen. The reality is, you quit paying attention for one reason or another and … more
According to "The Yogi Book," when the late Yogi Berra was playing in the minor leagues for the Newark Bears before joining the New York Yankees for his Hall of Fame career, his manager told him not to swing at balls out of the strike zone. … more
The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, which President Barack Obama signed into law Dec. 18, did not permanently extend all business tax provisions, but some received a healthy five-year extension through 2019. In this second … more
The Fair Labor Standards Act establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping and youth-employment standards – although states and municipalities may have laws that impose higher standards. It was enacted to protect private-sector workers as … more
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