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No matter what you do, getting ahead shouldn't depend on lucky breaks, favoritism or even hard work. It should be in our control. To make that happen, certain behaviors will help you stand out from the crowd. Here are eight of them. n Be … more
A revision to the U.S. Department of Labor regulations is expected to result in over 5 million more employees soon being entitled to overtime pay. More specifically, the DOL's proposed rule change will revise current law by requiring that an … more
As the commercialism of Thanksgiving fades into the commercialism of Christmas (or whatever one is allowed to call it these days), several thoughts have occurred to me that will impact you as a person, a salesperson and your business. … more
We've all heard the old adage that you can't buy happiness. Well, it turns out that it's not exactly true. You actually can buy happiness – when you spend your money or your time on others. Does that come as a surprise to anyone? It's … more
I've had this little gem tucked away for many years, and I refer to it from time to time to remind myself of what's really important. I've searched for the source, which I haven't been able to find, because I'd like to thank the author for these … more
Ned McCrory is the managing partner for Batchelor, Frechette, McCrory Michael & Co. They are a well-respected accounting firm in Providence, serving clients across the country. As managing partner, Ned has helped inject into the firm's … more
If you have a customer-loyalty program, you'd be wise to re-evaluate it. Pending accounting changes may soon make your program too risky. Incentives to returning customers already require a careful balancing act between risk and reward. … more
As a financial planner for more than a decade, one of the most important goals that I help clients plan for is saving for a loved one's college expenses. When it comes to the benefits of college, statistics tell the story. The average … more
How deep is your brand? You can say anything you want about Amazon, but you cannot doubt the power and the depth of their brand. They own way more than their name in the marketplace. The brand name you know best is "Amazon … more
My daughter Mimi called me up many years ago and said, "Hey Dad, let's take a crack at running the New York City Marathon." I trained for six months for the 1987 race. The starting gun fired, about 22,000 runners started, 21,244 runners finished and … more
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