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Dressing for a taller, leaner appearance

When I was in high school, I was extremely short … a whopping 4 feet, 10 inches, and when you have a high school...

Praise a potent motivator at work

The Duke of Wellington, the brilliant British military leader who defeated Napoleon at Waterloo, was a great commander, but he was a difficult man...

Benjamin to chair Women’s Resource Center board

NICOLE J. BENJAMIN, an attorney with Providence-based firm Adler ­Pollock & Sheehan PC, was recently named board president for the Women’s Resource Center. Benjamin...

Robot overlords not worst outcome

Members of the general public are smart not to get too worked up when celebrities such as the late Stephen Hawking or Elon Musk...

Reduce your inventory to protect against next recession

More and more economists and financial executives are predicting there will be a downturn within the next two years. Although no one is predicting...

How to avoid losing customers to competitors

Many times, you hear a salesperson say, “We service the heck out of our customers. They’ll never leave us.” But then a competitor walks...

Kidder to chair College Unbound board of trustees

PATRICIA KIDDER, an attorney and owner of Newport-based Credit’s Cool, was recently named the new chair of College Unbound’s board of trustees. Prior to...

Don’t be too quick to judge

A lovely little girl was holding two apples in her hands. Her mom came in and softly asked her little daughter with a smile:...

Spot and stop workplace bullies in 5 steps

According to the Workplace Bullying Institute, workplace bullying is repeated, health-harming mistreatment of one or more persons by one or more perpetrators. It is...

Internet happiness click away

Most critiques of online activity and social media are neither rigorous nor helpful – by which I mean, they do not adequately explain why...
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