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Management
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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
Robert Randall, 33, was operations coordinator at the Providence After-School Alliance when the position of director of middle school initiatives became vacant. Not only did he get that promotion, he says now, but he might not have been … 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
With recent college graduates entering the workforce, and current employees using summer down time to contemplate career moves, this is also a time for fresh starts. In order to entice some of this coveted talent, some employers are proposing unique … 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
The dictionary defines "execution" as the act of doing or completing something to perfection. This is the PK Way at ParsonsKellogg. Mike Tyson once said everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face. Our "punch in the face" came … more
As a business owner, you are wrestling with a challenge: whether to scrap an underperforming product you designed and brought to market last year. Maybe if you give it another year, you reason, it will turn the corner. But should you invest the … 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
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, started her … more
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