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Friday, February 23, 2018

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Bird flu may drop business back to earth

A little more than a year ago, we heard warnings from Gov. Donald L. Carcieri and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael...
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Learning from the Marines

Follow the leader – it’s a game we learned as little kids. As I recall, we would follow whoever was in front of the...
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Set a policy for the use of e-mail

For almost any business, large or small, e-mail has been a huge boon to efficiency. But improper e-mail usage can create legal liabilities for...
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How Gallo got marketing right<br> and most don’t

Here are five illustrations of sales and marketing stupidity, and one example of how to get it right. Ignorance seems to be bliss. We...
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For nonprofits, now may be the time to build

While many nonprofit organizations are debt-averse, there are compelling reasons why they may find it better to build now rather than later, including construction...
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Getting the most out of volunteer<br> and charity work

Volunteerism and charity work have become integral parts of the daily lives of many business leaders today. But juggling job and family demands can...

From e-mail mystery to e-mail mastery

Every day for the past 10 years, I have received at least one e-mail about e-mails.What’s the best way? What’s the best subject...
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Proposed child care cuts</br> would hurt R.I. work force

It’s difficult to imagine a better return on a public investment than the positive outcomes that have been achieved for children, working parents and...
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The top pricing errors made in business

DEAR DAN: Our business is now five years old and growing, but profits have been hard to find. We’re doing everything we can this...

Remote deposit boosts speed while paring costs

With the addition of virtual deposit capabilities brought about by Check 21 legislation, depositing a corporate check at a physical bank branch is quickly...
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