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We have retooled Rhode Island's Manufacturing Extension Partnership center this year. Polaris MEP is poised and ready to better support smaller manufacturing companies in the state. Ninety-five percent of the state's 1,600 manufacturers have fewer … more
Value is perhaps the most illusive word in sales. Everyone will tell you how important it is, very few can tell you what it is. I've already gone on ad nauseam about my distaste for the words "added value." I recommend you leave … more
The most important piece of news on the energy front isn't the plunge in oil prices, but the progress being made in battery technology. A new study in Nature Climate Change, by Bjorn Nykvist and Mans Nilsson of the Stockholm Environment Institute, … more
As a history major, I am intrigued by the origins of our great country. George Washington is a logical place to start. Last week, we celebrated his and Abraham Lincoln's birthday on … more
I NEVER LIKED FACEBOOK. I never cared what someone was having for lunch, who they were dating, where they just had their nails done or how cute they think their kid looks in a bunny suit. People tell … more
Like most businesspeople, you make a sincere attempt to pay your taxes accurately. However, sometimes your best efforts are not enough, especially with state and local taxes. Although it may be an innocent mistake, filing noncompliance can be very costly if it is first discovered by the state or local taxing jurisdiction. The taxpayer will not only be subject to tax and interest but also harsh penalties. more
The General Assembly has begun hearings on Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's proposed $8.63 billion budget for fiscal 2016. Her office describes it as a "forward-looking, balanced budget proposal rooted in the belief that every hardworking person deserves the … more
Over the course of one day, the average U.S. citizen will read thousands digital words and see hundreds marketing messages. Here's what happened in the last 60 seconds alone: n Seven hundred thousand Google searches were performed. … more
TWO FRIENDS WERE WALKING down a busy street one evening when one paused and said, "Listen to those crickets chirping.""What crickets?" said the other person. "I don't hear any crickets. Hey, you!" He … more
How's it going? I mean this year so far? Accomplishing what you thought you would? On the path of amazing achievement? Or are you stuck in neutral, or worse, reverse? I am AGAINST "having … more
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