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HealthSource RI will transition from a federally supported health care benefits exchange to one supported by the state over the next year, in part through a direct $2.6 million appropriation recommended in the fiscal 2016 budget approved by the … more
Happy new year! Or … is it? more
As we celebrate Mother's Day and Father's Day, I get a little nostalgic thinking about some of the life lessons I learned from these two remarkable people in my life. When I speak to corporate audiences, I often include a lesson about … more
The prospect tells you, "I only need one more approval and the order is yours." For joy, for joy – the order is mine! – Eh, eh, eh – don't celebrate too soon. The one last person needed to approve is the real decision-maker. The boss. … more
It takes smart, highly competent salespeople to meet the challenges presented by today's informed and savvy customers. Even so, there are many in sales who believe that success depends on a friendly smile, a gift for small talk and a large … more
A soldier in an ill-equipped revolutionary army lost his rifle, so he went to his group's leader for a replacement. "What am I going to do?" asked the soldier. "We are going to have a big battle tomorrow and I don't have a rifle." … more
When you shop online for a home, some websites let you specify the characteristics of the community where you want to live. Maybe you’re looking for excellent schools, low crime rates, affordable prices and low property taxes. more
One of the biggest concerns of businesses these days is meeting the requirements of the Affordable Care Act. This is because the legislation is huge, more than 20,000 pages and growing, complex and ever changing. Among the most … more
How much would you pay for an egg? Fifty cents? Two dollars? How about $6,000? That's how much it cost one restaurant in Newport Beach, California, which refused to honor a customer's request. The money wasn't lost through legal action or … more
In the constant quest to improve profitability, small-business owners explore many options. They ramp up marketing, improve service, hire sales reps and try to upsell existing customers. These and other things can certainly have a positive impact on short-term profits. more
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