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An electric utility in the northwestern United States had problems with ice building up on its power transmission lines during the winter. The company had to send linesmen out to climb the pylons that held the lines to clear off the ice and snow. It … more
Employee bonus plans can be tricky. Unless all the i's are dotted and t's crossed, the Internal Revenue Service can impose penalties, some quite substantial. While the IRS has issued several rulings that may cast doubt upon the … more
If you want to gain NEW self-confidence, look for OLD information. Old is often new. more
With economic development and job creation closely tied to land development, Rhode Island saw a number of real estate development projects abandoned midstream as a result of the Great Recession. Now, as our real estate economy is starting to … more
"You never get a second chance to make a first impression." Truer words were never spoken. Oftentimes, first impressions determine whether you will even get to make a second impression. We can all recall first meetings that we wish … more
The book, titled "America's Twelve Master Salesmen," was written and published by B.C. Forbes & Sons in 1953. The book was based on the fact that each one of these master salesmen had one extremely powerful overriding principle or … more
The twin shocks of the massacre in Tunisia and the financial meltdown in Greece have sent tourism shares sharply lower. The industry has grown increasingly resilient in recent years, however, and it probably will recover relatively quickly. That … more
Since a 2006 law allowed the creation of Roth 401(k)s, more and more companies have added a Roth 401(k) option in their retirement plans. However, a recent nationwide study shows that only 14 percent of employees are using this option. The problem: … more
How do you make a sales presentation? No I don't mean warm up, probe, present, overcome objections, close. I mean what's the big picture of your sales presentation? What's the content of your sales presentation? And most important, how are … more
First lady Michelle Obama has had the pleasure of attending many spectacular events, but I would venture to guess that opening the 14th Special Olympics World Games at the end of July had to rank with the most inspirational. It wasn't … more
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