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Management
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Business owners and entrepreneurs just starting out often face major challenges trying to “scale” the business once they achieve some initial success. Going from one person to many, from “do it all yourself” to delegating responsibilities, and from minimal-tech to major tech, can severely tax your resources, cash, patience and business know-how. more
Beginning in the fall, four new certificate programs at Bryant University’s Executive Development Center will focus on online and global changes to the workplace as a result of digital innovation. more
Houston-based oil-rig consulting firm The Athens Group first started using a quality-management system from Traction Software Inc. of Providence six years ago for an upcoming push for ISO 9001 certification. more
The only business school in the state offering a doctorate, the University of Rhode Island’s College of Business Administration shows no signs of slowing a longstanding commitment to growth. more
Empowerment as women corporate leaders can be achieved not only by breaking down existing barriers but by getting past one’s own limits and challenges and seeking out support. more
In this rapidly changing world with a roller-coaster economy, the need and popularity of conferences for women have skyrocketed. Earlier this month, more than 10,000 women gathered at the Convention Center in Boston for the Massachusetts Conference for Women, where they learned new information and skills that will enable them to advance their careers and improve their lives. I have attended this conference for a few years, and witnessed its rapid growth. more
I’ve been attending clubs and meetings for networking for the better part of 25 years. more
Business owners and entrepreneurs are notorious for working long, hard hours to grow their companies. But what if you could accomplish more, in less time? In many cases, an excessively long and tyrannical “to-do” list is only part of the problem. The other part may simply be you and the patterns you’ve established over time. more
Mark Stewart has a vision to make “extreme customer service” the priority of the restructured Rhode Island Small Business Development Center. more
Depending on your industry, hard-to-deal-with clients or customers are common for many small businesses. They either seem indifferent, call at all hours or constantly question your judgment. The good news, said Andrew Sobel, a client-relationship expert, is that rather than “firing” them, the right approach can improve the situation and even turn them into loyal fans. more
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