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People must step up for museum to work

More than two decades in gestation, the Heritage Harbor Museum to celebrate Rhode Island’s seafaring culture is hoping that a new hotel-office space complex...

Realtors board president works for diversity

Victoria Doran has been named president of the Greater Providence Board of Realtors. Doran has been a licensed real estate agent for 23 years...
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Rhode Island at a challenging economic crossroads

The starting point for Rhode Island’s economic challenges in 2008 will be to reduce the state’s budget deficit and create jobs. Gov. Donald L....

Controlling Costs

Providence Business News asks 70 local business executives how their companies have attempted to cut costs, how well those efforts have worked, and what...

Work together or fail together

A man was having a conversation with a pastor one day and said, “I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like.” The...

Geeks have an edge in business

Dear Dan: It’s tough trying to keep up with technology; with my limited time, should I be spending so much trying to figure this...

Success takes hard work – you can’t avoid it

More and more I see salespeople unwilling to work hard. For whatever reason, they refuse to do the hard work now that will make success...
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New tax breaks helpful but Congress not done

Earlier this year, President George W. Bush signed The Small Business and Work Opportunity Tax Act of 2007 (SBWOTA), intended in part to benefit...

Small sins that can sink you

Dear Dan: As owner of a small business, I try to be a cheerleader, but it’s hard when I get mired in financial details...

Make the choice on wind energy now

There is a fine line between building consensus and dithering. In the case of picking sites for large-scale wind energy projects, Rhode Island is...
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