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Setting and staying on course

Change is vital to staying ahead in business, but so is directing that change. Providence Business News asks local business leaders how their companies...
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New generation has new rules; high-tech helps all businesses

In the past 30 days, I’ve done a podcast, a teleseminar and a Webinar. Thirty months ago, I didn’t even know that a Webinar...

Recording industry misses point with student attacks

To the Editor: In his article (“Brown ensnared in national music-sharing dispute,” Dec. 31), David Ortiz captured the predicament most institutions of higher education find...
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Ring in new year with new plan for gaining business

As we begin planning for another year, now is the time to re-examine markets and business development strategies with an eye on the most...
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Keep your overhead costs down

High overhead costs are dangerous for any business under most economic conditions, but all the more troublesome during tough economic times. Basically, overhead includes...

It takes resolve to make resolutions a reality

It’s another year. Where did the last one go? Or should I say, where did the last one GROW? Did you accomplish all you...
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Marketing message must make connection

Consider the following statistics from the classic marketing book “Differentiate or Die,” written by Jack Trout and Steve Rivkin. In a very short span...
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Purchasing should have global view

Dear Dan: With the cost of almost everything we buy going up, I’ve started to purchase a few things overseas to save money. It’s...
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New generation has new rules

A recent feature story on “60 Minutes” really caught my attention. Morley Safer reported on the new breed of American workers, the “millennials,” the...

Human resources veteran becomes LIN TV VP

Dan Donohue has been named vice president of human resources for LIN TV. He will oversee all organizational planning, development and training as well...
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