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Marc A. Streisand

Don’t sweat over choices of knitwear

With more than 30 years of experience in the clothing industry, I’ve found that most men struggle with incorporating knitwear into their wardrobes as...

10 creative tips for success in selling

For some time, a storekeeper had displayed in his window a card inscribed “Fishing Tickle.” A customer drew the proprietor’s attention to the spelling error....

Long work hours a waste of time

In the sitcom “The Office,” a bumbling manager spends much of his time distracting the hapless employees of a paper company’s local sales branch....

Long honored for nonprofit work

NICHOLAS TROTT LONG, a Little Compton-based attorney, recently received the 2019 Dorothy Lohmann Community Service Award from the Rhode Island Bar Association. The award...

Raoof named new RISCA grants management fellow

ANISA RAOOF was recently appointed as the new grants management fellow for the R.I. State Council on the Arts. Raoof is the former executive...

Smiling can influence your mood and outlook

A friend passed along an ad for The Coca-Cola Co. done by a Belgian advertising agency with the tagline “Happiness starts with a smile.” The...

Loan sharks can play a useful economic role

Hear the term “loan shark” and what do you think of? Probably a desperate borrower going to Tony Soprano and, later on, having his...

Catucci to lead Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce

ELIZABETH CATUCCI was recently named the new CEO and president of the Northern Rhode ­Island Chamber of Commerce. She succeeds John C. Gregory, who...

Standards start at home plate

Coach John Scolinos was legendary among college baseball coaches. Over his 45-year career, he was the head baseball coach at Pepperdine University from 1946...

Emojis may cause :( in the workplace

As defined in the Oxford Dictionaries, an emoji is a “small digital image or icon used to express an idea or emotion in electronic...
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