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One of the questions I am often asked involves "how to get ahead." I thought it might be helpful to share some lessons from top U.S. executives. Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway: "You follow your passions. You find … more
Five years ago, Durval Tavares, president and CEO of Aquabotix Technology Corp., moved his company into an incubator run by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for a seven-month stay. In October, following steady growth at other … more
So much is made today of the proverbial ‘Millennial Generation.’ more
The dramatic rise in health care and health insurance costs is an ongoing challenge for employers seeking to provide comprehensive and meaningful benefits. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, employees' share of premium costs has risen 3 … more
Do you maintain a home office? Yes – 69.2% No – 30.8% How often do you work from home during normal business hours? Once or twice a week – 38.5% Not applicable – 23% … more
Students in a philosophy class were anxiously awaiting the start of their final exam. The professor had warned them that it would be one of the most challenging tests they would ever take. The teacher wrote one question on the board and … more
A declining 5.1 percent unemployment rate did not keep Rhode Island’s economic momentum from sagging in December, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
It makes perfect sense in a state that not that long ago had the highest unemployment rate in the nation that creating jobs is a major public-policy focus. It also makes sense that high-wage jobs should be a priority, given that the cost of … more
The other day I was with a friend who was telling me how stressed he was. He felt that everyone wanted a piece of him and he was spread too thin. He didn't want to disappoint people, especially family. I told him he needed to learn how to say no. … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week released a nearly $9 billion budget plan that targets increased state investment in education and workforce preparation, as well as economic-development initiatives. The fiscal 2017 budget … more
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