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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
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
It is no exaggeration to say that PBN's Business Women Awards program shines a spotlight on the best in Rhode Island. But this year, we've gone global. The two headline winners in this year's program – IGT's Connie Laverty O'Connor and … 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
Does your office have an open layout, cubicles or offices? Offices – 61.5% Open layout – 46.2% Cubicles – 30.8% How are individual work spaces arranged? Random arrangements … more
The nominator for Yahaira "Jay" Placencia, a Providence Business News 2015 Woman to Watch, has known her for less than a year. But that was enough time for her to make a big impact. "She has an overflowing personality," U.S Trust, Bank of … more
For Robyn Smalletz, success is a family business. Smalletz is the president and CEO of Gloria Duchin Inc., a metal gift and jewelry-designing company started by her mother in 1979. Both her father and husband also have worked at the … 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
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
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
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