Wednesday, July 28, 2021



Risk to coastal economies is rising

As the sea level rises, it can be easy to miss the subtlety of higher water. It’s much harder to overlook saltwater more frequently...

Build better habits

A guy walked into a sandwich shop and the server asked what he would like to order. He said, “What do you have that’s good?” The...
Peter George

Memorizing presentations can lead to trouble

I cannot count how many times I have been asked, “Am I supposed to memorize my presentation?” My standard – and slightly confusing – answer...

The power of commitment

President Dwight Eisenhower was raised on a Kansas farm, and he never forgot the lessons he learned there. He’s said to have told the...

Dress for Success: It’s time to have some fun

I’m free! These are the words of a very famous song from The Who, and every time I walk out of my house these...

Perception determines reception

A bird was searching for a home to lay her eggs so that they’d be safe during the coming rainy season. In her search,...
Jessica Norris Granatiero

To Savor: Picking right wine leads to better grilling

The increase in vaccinations and reopening of the country came at the best time – the summer grilling season. So, fire up the grill, it’s...

Donating done the best way

author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced on June 15 that she and her husband, Dan Jewett, had given $2.7 billion to 286 organizations, including...

This step could ease R.I.’s pension woes

Rhode Island’s pension problems are back in the headlines with Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s proposal to issue a pension obligation bond for approximately...

The power and importance of friends

Someone once asked a great philosopher what he would rather have – a gift of money or a gift of friendship. “Friendship,” replied the philosopher,...

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