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The Rhode Island district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration and the city of Providence renewed a partnership that encourages economic development by assisting businesses on issues such as strategic planning, accessing capital and securing government contracts. more
A Northeast college once brought in John V. Carvalho III, president and CEO of Apollo Safety, in the middle of the night after a minor toxic gas leak forced evacuation of a building. more
Credibility is crucial in business. If you have that, everything else gets a little easier. But even if you exude credibility, it’s easy to slip up from time to time. A few missed deadlines or unkept promises can sabotage credibility in an instant. more
As a young man, Davide Dukcevich wasn’t interested in making cured and processed pork products as his father and grandfather had and followed his own path into business journalism. But after years profiling companies, Dukcevich decided he could have a greater impact helping run one himself. more
Growing lavender on Garman Organic Farm in Middletown beginning this spring is one more step in the expansion of Farmaesthetics that founder Brenda Brock delights in, as her line of green, sustainable skin care products continues to blossom. more
It wasn’t exactly an obvious progression for Steve Kaplan to go from his chosen career as a paramedic to running his metals company, Hallmark Metals Corp. more
Laura Boucher is a 23-year-old registered nurse with the goal of having a full-time job, preferably at Bradley Hospital, because of its focus on mental-health care for children and adolescents. more
A job posted on the University of Rhode Island website pays $57,000 to $122,000 and among the functions is “to work with key stakeholders in the political, governmental, business and academic communities to support the needs of new and existing small businesses.” more
When Michael Townsend, creative director and founder of Tape Art, works with a company like General Electric on leadership development, he draws images on adhesive tape stuck to walls or buildings that ultimately will be removed. more
Warren’s Zim Sailing has stayed above water in the competitive market for small sailboats by relentlessly focusing on customer service maintained by experienced, full-time workers. As the economy and boat market have begun to recover in recent years, Zim’s growth has been steady. The company posted 30-40 percent growth over the past four years – from selling roughly 50 units annually in 2009 to 300 units in 2013, according to Vice President of Sales and Marketing Robert Adam. Above is Adam, right, with owner Stephen F. Perry. more
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