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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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Keep prospects talking

When asked why salespeople don’t close more sales, a company president answered instantly, “They don’t ask enough questions.” He went on to add, “They’re...

Barone named R.I. Bar Association president

CAROLYN R. BARONE, senior partner for Kirshenbaum Law Associates Inc. in Warwick, was recently appointed president of the Rhode Island Bar Association, succeeding Linda...

The blessing of rejection

Anytime you feel like quitting throughout your career, perhaps you’ll remember this story.When he was born, he was given the nickname “Sparky.” School was...

Schachne honored as top physician

DR. JAY SCHACHNE, former chief of cardiology at Southcoast Physicians Group, founder of Truesdale Cardiology and co-founder of the Katie Brown Educational Program in...

The importance of creativity

The great American filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille said, “Creativity is a drug I cannot live without.”As I’ve said in the past, I always try...

Protect against identity theft

You cannot pick up a newspaper or turn on the television without learning about a data breach that’s affected millions of consumers.This was the...

Don’t let sports make you miserable

I was meeting somebody for a drink after work recently but was running a little early, so I sat down on a bench in...

Dads, your time off past due date

It’s 2018 and much of the world is still trying to justify why fathers matter.The U.S. doesn’t federally mandate parental leave of any sort,...

Communication is key to succeed in business

Several years ago, a seasoned plumber wrote to the U.S. Bureau of Standards promoting a new procedure for cleaning pipes. The bureau replied: “The...

Get ready for internet sales tax

On June 21, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on a case that has far-reaching consequences for internet commerce, including buyers, states and most especially...
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