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Association advantage How many chambers of commerce/industry associations are you a member of? 1-2 – 50% 3-5 – 44.4% None – 5.6% What do you use these organizations for? … 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
Every successful leader understands the need for certain skills: strategic thinking, innovative vision, the ability to execute well and to be a driver of change, to name a few. But one essential skill that underlies all is understanding and … more
Do you feel burned out from your job? Yes – 15.8% No – 57.9% Only during peak seasons or big projects – 26.3% What factor causes you the most stress (if applicable)? Work overload … 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
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
If you're expecting a raise in salary, don't be surprised if you get handed a bonus check instead as more and more companies are moving toward giving performance-based bonuses instead of handing out pay raises, according to a "2014 Salary Increase … more
Rhode Island business owners are divided over whether or not the $2.89 tipped minimum wage should be raised. The issue is before the General Assembly in the forms of companion Senate and House bills sponsored by numerous legislators, with … more
Much of New England was privy to one of the most dramatic family-business power struggles in recent history last summer when the Demoulas family publicly fought for control over the popular Massachusetts-based grocery chain Market Basket Inc. … more
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