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What is the dress code for your office? Casual – 7.1% Business casual – 71.4% Business professional – 21.4% Does your office have casual Fridays? Yes – 42.9% No … more
Prior to a series of acquisitions in the 1990s and being purchased by Bank of America in 2004, Fleet Financial Group, formerly Industrial National Corp., was known regionally for its Providence-based banker-training programs. The programs, … more
Roberta J. Fagan says people are sometimes surprised to see her, a woman, jump out of an Anchor Fuel Inc. truck when she's out on a delivery on Aquidneck Island. But raised eyebrows and trade stereotypes have never deterred her from wanting … more
Change is coming. Got fear or joy? Got worry or positive anticipation? Putting your head in the sand, or headed to the beach to relax and plan? When you feel or fear that some form of change is coming, you have to define … more
At the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau, our purpose is to benefit Rhode Island's economy through leisure travel and by booking conventions and sporting events into the destination. It is a highly competitive market that … more
A good friend gave me a book about building your business through referrals. The author believes, "The best marketing strategy is to be referable." He is correct. He writes, "Referability means that your very best clients and customers are … more
Association advantage How many chambers of commerce/industry associations are you a member of? 1-2 – 50% 3-5 – 44.4% None – 5.6% What do you use these organizations for? … 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
Every successful leader understands the need for certain skills: strategic thinking, innovative vision, the ability to execute well and to be a driver of change, to name a few. But one essential skill that underlies all is understanding and … more
Do you feel burned out from your job? Yes – 15.8% No – 57.9% Only during peak seasons or big projects – 26.3% What factor causes you the most stress (if applicable)? Work overload … more
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