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You’ve heard it many times before: “Knowledge is power.” But is it, really? What good is knowledge if you don’t put it to use? The real power is in execution, argues Brian Moran, CEO of The Execution Co., which works with business leaders and entrepreneurs to improve performance. more
Misquamicut businesses certainly would not have chosen to be flooded, wiped out or generally whipped by the remnants of Superstorm Sandy – but more than a year after the storm did its damage, the concept of “we’re better than before” is echoing among many of the owners of hotels, motels and restaurants in the seaside village in Westerly. more
Custom-invitation maker Ladyfingers Letterpress is poised for rapid growth. more
Once an online-only venture, Diamond Legends, a sports memorabilia and apparel store at the Warwick Mall, is now located close to Nordstrom Rack – and closer to the shopper its owner covets. more
When he founded HealthID Profile Inc., Angelo Pitassi Jr. saw medical-identification bracelets as an underserved niche market within the large and lucrative world of health care products. more
Some owners of midsized businesses – those in the $1 million-to-$10-milion range that are a few years beyond the startup phase, but not quite mature – said they have had difficulty securing capital and taking their business to the next level in Rhode Island – although bankers don’t necessarily agree. more
Daniel Shedd, president of Taylor Box Co. in Warren, is optimistic about the long-term prospects of HealthSource RI, the state’s new health-benefits exchange, and expects most small businesses will eventually use it to get insurance. more
When it comes to attracting new business, especially high-level tech talent, Rhode Island has one outstanding advantage – the ocean, which, at least in the view of SkillBuilders owner David Anderson, was a big enough draw to move his company from New York. more
BOSTON – Massachusetts business leaders appear open to “a modest hike in the state’s $8 per hour minimum wage,” but only if the state enacts business-friendly reforms in the unemployment insurance system, The Associated Press reported last week. more
Maeve Jopson, co-founder of Increment, speaks during the Nov. 14 Launch Day for Betaspring’s fall 2013 graduating cohort of startups. Jopson and Cynthia Poon, her co-founding partner of the toy-design studio, were part of a new “maker fellow” program. The program is designed to provide mentoring and other resources to companies producing physical products, helping them bring products to market faster. At the end of each 12-week session, Betaspring celebrates the completion of its intensive startup-accelerator season. more
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