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Management
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A good friend gave me a book about building your business through referrals. The author believes, "The best marketing strategy is to be referable." He is correct. He writes, "Referability means that your very best clients and customers are … more
Association advantage How many chambers of commerce/industry associations are you a member of? 1-2 – 50% 3-5 – 44.4% None – 5.6% What do you use these organizations for? … more
Several weeks ago, I used this column to share lessons I learned from my parents in recognition of Mother's Day and Father's Day. My intention was to honor mothers and fathers everywhere for the wisdom they impart to their children. The … more
Every successful leader understands the need for certain skills: strategic thinking, innovative vision, the ability to execute well and to be a driver of change, to name a few. But one essential skill that underlies all is understanding and … more
Do you feel burned out from your job? Yes – 15.8% No – 57.9% Only during peak seasons or big projects – 26.3% What factor causes you the most stress (if applicable)? Work overload … more
At Narragansett Bay Insurance Co., we have a simple, clear reason for being – to provide peace of mind to responsible homeowners living in coastal regions. By focusing on our key strengths, we deliver on that promise every day. And while … more
How long do new employees typically train for? More than a week – 52.9% 1-2 days – 17.7% A week (or less) – 11.8% Depends on the position – 17.7% Are lasting employees … more
The book, titled "America's Twelve Master Salesmen," was written and published by B.C. Forbes & Sons in 1953. Yes, there were women in the book, but in those days, "men" was the universal gender. Today, it's quite the opposite. The book … more
If you're expecting a raise in salary, don't be surprised if you get handed a bonus check instead as more and more companies are moving toward giving performance-based bonuses instead of handing out pay raises, according to a "2014 Salary Increase … more
Rhode Island business owners are divided over whether or not the $2.89 tipped minimum wage should be raised. The issue is before the General Assembly in the forms of companion Senate and House bills sponsored by numerous legislators, with … more
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