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Small Business
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What business owners need to know about changes in health care laws, corporate income and estate tax codes, the potential for a federal Internet tax and a new electronic unemployment claims process will be the focus of the PBN Summit on Government Regulations & Business Nov. 6. more
Setting goals. Generating ideas. Making plans. Gathering information. These things are all important to a business owner or entrepreneur with aspirations. But they won’t get you where you want to go without one more vital ingredient: Execution. more
When John Wood and his wife, Alexandra “Aly” Marks-Wood, bought property in Portsmouth, built a new 3,000-square-foot building and bought equipment to launch The Green Grocer, they had no way of knowing their new business would face the layers of challenges added by the financial crisis that became known as the Great Recession. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration supported lending $86.5 million to Rhode Island businesses in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, an increase of 26 percent from the $68.6 million loaned a year earlier. more
While most articles on negotiating focus on tactics during negotiations, less attention is paid to preparing yourself before negotiations ever get underway. This negotiation “advance work” is just as important as what you do in the negotiation itself. more
The R.I. Small Business Development Center is getting back into motion after six months of restructuring as a result of its move from Johnson & Wales University to the University of Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island ranks as the least friendly state in the U.S. for small business, according to a new survey by Thumbtack.com of 12,000 entrepreneurs. more
Brown University has been named to Forbes’ 2014 list of the most entrepreneurial universities in the country, joining startup breeding grounds such as Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the California Institute of Technology. more
The R.I. Department of Labor and Training will continue offering a program in collaboration with the Center for Women & Enterprise to help unemployed Rhode Islanders start their own businesses. more
Feedback is essential for almost any type of business endeavor. Big companies seek feedback all the time on what consumers like and don’t like about their products; how their employees are performing; and whether they are on the right strategic path. more
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