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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
In November's election, Rhode Islanders will have the opportunity to make important improvements to our health care system and the outcomes it produces; they can do this by voting yes on Ballot Question 7 and investing in affordable housing in Rhode … more
One of President Barack Obama's cherished conceits is that disagreement with him can have no rational basis. It was the theme of his most recent speech in defense of his health care law. Obamacare has substantially increased the number of … more
I was in the middle of an email to an old friend this week, and had written a sentence about a mutual acquaintance that was more than 50 percent positive but contained a snarky word or two. I paused. "Is that necessary?" I thought to myself. … more
As driving becomes automated, electric motors displace combustion engines and cars are crammed full of gizmos, the companies supplying all that new technology are in the ascendancy, right? Maybe not. A profit warning from Continental serves … more
No matter their strengths, businesses are always at risk. Some dangers are so blatant they dare being ignored. But others, less obvious, cause untold, even fatal, damage. There are clear, but unseen, indicators that a business is in … more
A poor boy named Harlan with only a sixth-grade education wouldn't have made anyone's list of the most likely to succeed. His first major success came at the age of 39, when he was able to come up with the financing to open a small-town gas station … more
In August, Scott Jensen, director of the R.I. Department of Labor & Training, called manufacturing a "bright spot" in the state economy. Jensen and Donna Murray, Rhode Island's chief labor statistician, noted that 42,300 manufacturing jobs in July … more
In 2009, I wrote about a fellow coach, colleague and friend who experienced a cancer relapse. She was told her cancer was incurable. Against the odds she is alive and continues to inspire me, enduring clinical trials and all the time living a very … more
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