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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
In 1990, the obesity rate in Rhode Island was about 10 percent. Today it's 27.4 percent and according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, projected to be more than 50 percent by 2030. That means we are headed for having 500,000 obese … more
To succeed in business today you have to be FAST … not only in terms of speed of thought and execution, but in terms of these four principles that play a key role in framing success: » Focused. Focus your goals and objectives, including … more
In December 2011, The Westerly Hospital had depleted its endowment and was less than two weeks away from completely running out of money. Founded in 1925 and employing some 800 people, the hospital was and remains an economic cornerstone. Accordingly, Rhode Island Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern placed the hospital under the protection of a court-supervised special mastership, appointing me to that role. My team and I were charged with finding a way for the hospital to remain viable, retain jobs, and continue to actively serve the health care needs of the community. Over the course of two-and-a-half years, it has been rewarding to see the end-result: an economically viable hospital. more
Several weeks ago, I used this column to share lessons I learned from my parents in recognition of Mother's Day and Father's Day. My intention was to honor mothers and fathers everywhere for the wisdom they impart to their children. The … more
The book, titled "America's Twelve Master Salesmen," was written and published by B.C. Forbes & Sons in 1953. Yes, there were women in the book, but in those days, "men" was the universal gender. Today, it's quite the opposite. The book … more
If you're expecting a raise in salary, don't be surprised if you get handed a bonus check instead as more and more companies are moving toward giving performance-based bonuses instead of handing out pay raises, according to a "2014 Salary Increase … more
The first half of this two-part column covered one of the major changes to the Affordable Care Act for 2015, the employer shared-responsibility mandate. Following are several other important changes that companies need to know about. … 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
I began this year in retrospect by reading a 60-year-old book on the masters of selling. The book, titled "America's Twelve Master Salesmen," was written and published by B.C. Forbes & Sons in 1953. The book was based on the fact that each … more
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