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President-elect Donald J. Trump and congressional leaders have stated they will attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as "Obamacare." While the future of Obamacare is unclear, our health care system will continue … more
Because I have a birthday coming up, I get plenty of ribbing about getting older from my peers. (For the record, I usually reciprocate.) But one of my closest friends recently forwarded an email that took a more serious view of life. It … more
There were two panels of six each at the Providence Business News Health Care Reform Summit, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence Warwick on Oct. 20. While many issues were discussed, the central issue of most concern to businesses is the cost crisis … more
The Labor Department recently announced that the U.S. economy had enjoyed a record 76 consecutive months with job gains. Yet at the same time, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce reports that 5.6 million jobs remain unfilled because of a pernicious "skills … more
As traditional outbound marketing strategies have become less useful, inbound marketing has become the most effective method of capturing new business. Inbound marketing involves producing interesting content that people see as worth reading and … more
After the New England Patriots defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers to advance to the Super Bowl, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was asked what makes his team so special. His answer was short and succinct, "Mental toughness." Not exceptional … more
Americans pay more for branded prescription drugs than people in any other developed nation. The U.S. was reminded of this outrage in September when it learned drugmaker Mylan NV has been charging Americans more than $600 for its EpiPen two-pack … more
What keeps us from getting to where we want to be or what we want to do? It may be a lack of the right skills, bad luck, having other goals, or just being lazy. More likely, however, the answer is closer to home. We can call them "everyday" … more
November is National Entrepreneurship Month, which in my world is the next best thing to a national holiday. Entrepreneurs are the backbone of American business. They take risks with their ideas, money and reputations, believing that their efforts … more
In 2012, economist Daron Acemoglu wrote a paper with James Robinson and Thierry Verdier claiming to explain why Scandinavian countries are less innovative than the U.S. They theorized that Scandinavia embraces "cuddly capitalism" – a strong safety … more
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