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Management
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Vincent J. Confreda, the third of four generations of his family to manage the family's 93-year-old Cranston farm, makes the hand-off of the business from one generation to the next sound almost simple. "I stepped in as my father started to … more
DO YOU REMEMBER the TV show “MacGyver”? The titular hero was the epitome of resourcefulness. He would get trapped, usually in a building that contained a ticking time bomb, but he was able to free himself by being resourceful and using what was available to him, like duct tape or chewing gum. I was always intrigued -- and impressed. more
One of the nightmares that business owners experience is the unexpected departure of their controller, chief finance officer or bookkeeper. But, this sort of occurrence in not unheard of and the wise CEO will make sure a contingency plan is always in place. more
We all have one shot at living life the way we see it, and we really can create the path we want by being true to who we are as human beings. In all that you do, it is important that your heart and mind work together. more
Phoenix Strategy Investments has acquired PI Worldwide in Wellesley. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. more
Building a company is an experience that’s been a constant for Kevin Kennedy, who was raised in North Providence and started his professional work in the family consulting firm. Kennedy … more
What is the dress code for your office? Casual – 7.1% Business casual – 71.4% Business professional – 21.4% Does your office have casual Fridays? Yes – 42.9% No … 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
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
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