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If a manager sits back and listens, and is deliberative in a meeting in which her colleagues are more forceful with their comments, is she displaying weakness? And if a company values leadership, and wants to promote managers who are … more
On an island where many businesses are seasonal, the HeART Space Community Art Center on Block Island intends to provide a year-round outlet for artists and residents. Opened in March by Paige Gaffett and Felicia Cinquegrana, a weaver and … more
From a Unitarian Universalist church to a former dog-grooming studio, Arctic Playhouse has emerged with a dream to become West Warwick's center for the arts. The playhouse began as Daydream Theater, operating in the Bell Street Chapel in … more
I have been fortunate to grow up with powerful personal and business mentors, including entrepreneurs I've been privileged to meet throughout my travels. One characteristic these successful leaders have in common is their curiosity and their … more
Five percent, or 24, of Rhode Island’s 506 middle-market firms are engaged in exporting, according to Middle Market Power Index: Taking the Global Stage, a report from American Express and Dun & Bradstreet. more
One of the earliest Providence landmark restaurants is closing its doors. Rue de L’Espoir, on Hope Street for 39 years, will serve its last meals on Aug. 9, proprietor Deb Norman announced Monday. more
Moving the multidisciplinary design studio Shellshock Inc. to Providence last August, after two years in Boston, has helped the company grow, founder Mark Mason said. "I didn't see the value of being in a location with a lot of congestion … more
A car dealership in Massachusetts avoided a worker's compensation claim last year after internal video surveillance revealed the worker who allegedly fell on the job deliberately put water on the floor. That's one of many anecdotes … more
A new “buy local” campaign, dubbed “Indie Week,” runs Wednesday through July 7, providing special discounts from participating businesses. more
An epicurean tour of New England cuisine is available through a new business, Newport Food Tours, which takes diners on a five-restaurant, two-hour spin through the harbor city. Marie Larsen Mechtaly and her husband, Mehdi, launched the … more
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