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Management
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Beating a life-threatening illness led Lisa J. Raiola to launch a culinary incubator on Oct. 3 that is breathing new life into not only her career but the careers of 30 startup entrepreneurs. At 52, Raiola, who lives in Bristol with her … more
Cheryl Merchant has always been driven to lead and to teach. Back in 1984, after graduating with her bachelor's degree in business administration from Alma College in Alma, Mich., Merchant embarked on a career at General Motors as a … more
Recently, a newly hired 23-year-old employee said to me, "in college we're taught if you don't get promoted within two years of taking a job, you won't advance and need to find a new place to work." I was saddened to hear that, as it … more
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island, which ranks fifth highest in the nation for quality amongst its peers by NCQA, consistently delivers high-quality, cost-effective health insurance to more than 170,000 Rhode Islanders. Neighborhood's success … more
Helping organizations grow by building on their strengths is Marcia Cone's forte. After spending the better part of a decade building the nonprofit The Women's Fund, Cone in July decided to tap into a longstanding consulting practice and … more
The Providence Business News Executive Poll is a weekly survey of 70 business leaders throughout the state, representing small and large companies in a variety of industries. more
Ann Marie Fillion always had an affinity for both numbers and people – those two interests have translated into a career that transcends the typical accountant's role in business. Born in East Providence, Fillion, 55, started out as a … more
The Providence Business News Executive Poll is a weekly survey of 70 business leaders throughout the state, representing small and large companies in a variety of industries. more
Like many of my baby boomer peers, I have been thinking lately about my eventual retirement and hoping that the company I have been building for 40 years can endure beyond me. In planning for succession I have come to think differently … more
In today’s hyper-competitive business climate, companies need to continuously refine their marketing strategies to ensure that internal resources are optimized and new business-development efforts are finely tuned. While business owners are usually on top of every detail of their new business efforts (i.e. how much are we spending to bring in new business this year), often the examination of the proper use of internal resources is lacking. more
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