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Proven ways to lose your next sale (and how to avoid...

Behind their assertions of self-confidence and annoying arrogance is an undeniable fact: It takes guts to get the endless unknowns and oddities of customers....

Raising funds, on a serious tip

A little girl asked to see the president of a large company. She explained her club was raising money and asked if he would...
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What you need to know about Rhode Island’s tax amnesty

If you owe back taxes in Rhode Island, you may be able to become current while paying significantly less than you owe. To generate...

How to find good employees and how to lead them

I don’t care if you’re the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, a small-business owner or a manager or supervisor – you are only...
After nearly two decades in the mortgage industry, David Currie founded Province Mortgage Associates with a vision that included exceptional customer service at its core. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Don’t be afraid to hire people smarter than you

David Currie | Province Mortgage Associates Inc. presidentI founded Province Mortgage Associates Inc. in 2005 with a vision and passion to create something...

Strive to evoke curiosity

Thomas Edison once visited Luther Burbank, the famed horticulturist, who invited every guest who visited his home to sign the guest book. Each line...

How to use professional translations in unexpected ways

Translations play an important role for any business that has international concerns. Whether it is for marketing materials, human resources management or research, the...

Nudging people to give more to charity

One of the most spectacularly successful ideas in all of behavioral economics is Save More Tomorrow, by which employers ask employees if they would...

Companies must live by a code

A dejected father confided in his pastor with a problem: His youngster had been caught cheating on a test at school. He was crushed...

Year-end tax planning strategies for businesses

Businesses should consider making expenditures that qualify for the business property expensing option. For 2017, the expensing limit is $510,000 and the investment ceiling...
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