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RWU dean receives Success Value Award from ARISE

JAMIE E. SCURRY, dean of the School of Continuing Studies at Roger Williams University, was recently presented with the Success Value Award from the...

Mistakes are opportunities to learn

A young vice president was appointed by the board of directors of a bank to replace the retiring president and founder. With fear and...
STEADFAST SUPPorT: Michael Baker, CEO of Pet Food Experts, accepts an award on behalf of his family from the YMCA of Greater Providence for their longtime service to the Newman YMCA of Seekonk during a Y Heroes Luncheon at the R.I. Convention Center April 12. From left, Greater Providence of YMCA CEO Steven O’Donnell, Baker and New England Patriots fullback James Develin.
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YMCA honors Baker family for longtime service

MICHAEL BAKER, CEO of Pet Food Experts, and his family were recently honored by the YMCA of Greater Providence for their longtime service and...

CEOs are working harder

What do CEOs do? They go to meetings, mainly. When not in meetings, they spend a lot of time on email. So, CEOs are just...

EU’s data protection law targets worldwide business community

You recently received a flurry of emails from various websites about changes in their privacy policies. You may have wondered why you were receiving...

Hot tips and life lessons

“If you were to go around ­asking people what would make them happier, you’d get answers ‘A new car. A bigger house. A...

Regular work schedules benefit employees, profits

Over the years, many employers, especially retailers, have moved away from reliable, fixed schedules where workers have the same hours every week. The initial...
FUTURE LEADER: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth graduate Charlemya Erasme, pictured with Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker at the Statehouse, was named among the commonwealth’s “29 Who Shine” for her potential as a future state leader.
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UMass Dartmouth graduate among ‘29 Who Shine’

CHARLEMYA ERASME, a University of Massachusetts Dartmouth graduate, was recently named among the commonwealth’s “29 Who Shine.” Students are nominated for the “29 Who...

Realtors must get personal

It’s an excellent time to be a Realtor, with short listing periods and house prices continuing to rise. Standing out is not easy in...

Lessons from the flag

On June 14, 1777, in Philadelphia, the Second Continental Congress adopted a resolution that read: “Resolved, that the flag of the United States be...

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