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Everyone wants to hire the BEST person for the job. I do, too. Here's a concept: Hire an athlete. It may help you as an employer make the right choice, or at least a better choice. And it's a reality check if you're an individual striving … more
The famed aerialist the Great Zumbrati once walked a shaky tightrope across Niagara Falls despite a gusty wind that almost caused him to lose his footing. He was very relieved to have made it safely across. Waiting for him on the other side was a … more
Last month, we discussed the fun geeks were having with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s GDPNow. more
The Benjamin Franklin Close (also known as "The Balance Sheet Close") is one of the classic old-time sales tactics used to close a sale. Never heard of it? Shame on you – not enough sales training. The scenario is this: You've made your … more
On May 18, the U.S. Department of Labor issued long-awaited regulations regarding the "white collar" overtime exemptions. The Fair Labor Standards Act introduced the 40-hour workweek in 1938 and requires overtime pay for most private-sector … more
There are motivational writers and motivational speakers, and then there's John Maxwell. He has been called America's No. 1 leadership authority by the American Management Association, and has won the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and … more
In 2005, Rhode Island enacted an identity-theft protection law, which remained unchanged for the past decade. Over that time, rapidly changing technologies and devious schemes by hackers have posed greater identity-theft risks to Rhode Islanders. … more
My friend Sam is an avid golfer. He plays every chance he gets. He also makes a practice of working out at the gym on weekends, and prefers to get an early start there. One Saturday, the forecast called for a warm and sunny morning with … more
Just because Uber is trying to be like a limousine company doesn't mean we, as an industry, should be having sleepless nights and restructuring our entire business plan to be like them or, to put it simply, to be an "on-demand" industry. If having … more
My mother never went to Europe.She talked about it, dreamed about it – even opened a travel agency at age 55. Never got there. She died 15 years later, never achieving the goal. Oh, she achieved plenty of other goals. But not that one. I … more
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