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Professional Development
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Five of the state's 11 college presidents are women, dwarfing the national average of 26 percent, as of 2011, according to the Washington, D.C.-based American Council on Education. Four of those five women were brought together last week, … more
As the health care field grows increasingly complex, doctors are expected to assume leadership roles in business and management while continuing their expertise in science and medicine. more
For four university presidents who happen to be women, running their institutions is very much like running a business. more
Kathie Shields, executive director of Tech Collective, talks about the $7.5 million initiative named Tech Force Rhode Island, designed to address the state’s information technology industry employment and workforce needs. more
Former chairman and CEO of Hasbro Inc., Alan G. Hassenfeld, and current chairmen of the Hassenfeld Family Initiatives talks to PBN about topics ranging from prospects for Middle East peace to "social philanthropy" to the fact that it's still "pay to play" in Rhode Island. more
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
Whatever your age, you've made resolutions, you've made goals and you've often fallen short of the stated objective or desire. Drop resolutions. They're always painful. Drop goals. They're often unmet. Refer to whatever it … more
"I didn't hear you." No, you weren't listening. "Our people need to listen better." No, your people need to understand why they don't listen. The reality is, you quit paying attention for one reason or another and … more
Johnson & Wales University will offer a master of arts in teaching degree as part of its teacher education program this fall. more
Michael D. Croft is trying to transform the learning marketplace. The CEO of Volute Technologies Inc., founded last winter, is collaborating with local, national and international universities to develop an interactive learning platform … more
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