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Management
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(Updated, 2:15 p.m.) Seven hundred of the region’s business leaders celebrated themselves and oftentimes their competitors at Providence Business News’ 10th Best Places To Work event Wednesday evening at the Crowne Plaza Garden Pavilion. more
February break is over, a new year at work is in full swing, and it seems as though we haven't stopped shoveling the snow off our driveways in months! The busy season is here; let the juggling act begin! Finding the right balance between … more
We brought Utilidata to Rhode Island because it offered the right space, talent and partners. Here's how we approached a few key decisions. » Pick the best location. Conventional wisdom might suggest high-tech companies should locate in … more
The essence of leadership is multifold – it involves strategic movements and investments, calculated risk-taking, and thoughtful delegation, as well as the ability to inspire a genuine confidence and respect among the crucial ranks which keep the … more
In any organization, delivering results matters. Yet how leaders lead is the real differentiator in the final outcome. Over the course of my long career, I’ve had the opportunity to observe leaders with a variety of styles, ranging from authoritarian to consensus builder. While leadership requirements are largely determined by the need at the time and the opportunity at hand, there are some specific attributes I’ve witnessed in leaders I respect and admire that differentiate them from others. more
Ann Marie Fillion always had an affinity for both numbers and people — those two attributes have translated into a career that transcends the typical accountant's role in business. Born in … more
Rather than trying to predict the increasingly volatile price of energy, some Rhode Island businesses are saying ‘no’ to National Grid’s fluctuating prices and entering into predictable, multiyear contracts with other energy suppliers. more
Barbara Sokoloff knew one thing when she decided to start her own consulting firm nearly 30 years ago: She wanted to help transform "holes in the urban fabric" into vibrant communities. Sokoloff, a 72-year-old Providence native, says an … more
Executive compensation is often a touchy subject. Next year's business strategy is an easier conversation to have compared with telling a CEO his or her compensation package is out of date and needs tweaking to better align with the firm's … more
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