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What makes a “top performer” a top performer? more
Today’s business world is highly competitive and changing all the time. And for business owners, that means new ideas for adapting to change and beating the competition are essential to success. more
In today’s competitive business-to-business marketplace, professionals in service businesses – law, accounting, finance and technology – are often required to serve as ambassadors for their companies at events for networking in the community, and to speak and write to build reputation and presence. Some embrace the chance to meet new people and seek business synergy, while others find business-building a challenging endeavor that takes them out of their comfort zones. more
Rhode Island nursing home labor costs rose 13 percent from 2009 to 2012, according to a recent report, as the cost of skilled care for the oldest residents keeps rising. more
Owners of 14 Rhode Island and Massachusetts businesses with expertise running the gamut from technology to construction, metal-tile manufacturing and fishing tackle have joined together in a group … more
The Providence Business News Executive Poll is a weekly survey of 70 business leaders throughout the state, representing small and large companies in a variety of industries. more
Fla Lewis, the principal of Weybosset Research and Management in Providence, is donating about $22,000 a year for two years to one of five scholarship-granting organizations, and getting a 90 percent tax credit for the gift. more
It’s not that having an awards luncheon calling attention to some of the Ocean State’s biggest small-business success stories is not a big deal, because it is. more
The role that pricing plays in the financial structure and competitive profile of a small business is often misunderstood. Many business owners and entrepreneurs automatically assume that price increases put them at a disadvantage. But that’s not necessarily so if you have a clear strategy for setting prices at your business. Some pricing experts, for example, argue that small, strategically targeted price increases can actually give a company a competitive edge. more
All outside salespeople have “windshield time” – the time you spend behind the wheel, or in some form of transportation, going to and from appointments. more
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