December-27 2013

 

Cartoon for the week of December 27, 2013

Cartoon for the week of December 27, 2013

Flosam & Jetsam: The best quotes of 2013

Flosam & Jetsam: The best quotes of 2013

Medical office buildings aren’t immune from price pressures

Medical office buildings aren’t immune from price pressures

The constant and significant focus on price containment under the ACA will put the spotlight on all real estate locations
Dealing with whistleblowers and avoiding retaliation claims

Dealing with whistleblowers and avoiding retaliation claims

Whistleblowers are an increasingly common phenomenon, especially in an era of laws like Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank
Jan. 1 – a big day for New Hampshire LLCs

Jan. 1 – a big day for New Hampshire LLCs

Starting with the new year, the state’s revised act will govern all N.H. LLCs, including the 40,000 formed under the previous law
Has the LinkedIn profile replaced the resume?

Has the LinkedIn profile replaced the resume?

As rapid as change appears to be, many things actually evolve quite slowly
The difficult challenges facing Janet Yellen

The difficult challenges facing Janet Yellen

Future actions of the Fed matter more than many people imagine
What’s in store for 2014? Some predictions

What’s in store for 2014? Some predictions

Thoughts on the upcoming national and state elections
The U.S. Senate shows us how diversity works

The U.S. Senate shows us how diversity works

A story about how an organization can be made not just more conscientious, but more effective

Small businesses thinking outside the capital box

Lending has been on the rise, but it’s not from the traditional sources

Higher ed is vital to New Hampshire's future

Some lessons to be learned from the BIA’s strategic plan

What I learned from Ray Burton

He knew that politics was a personal, not ideological, business and that power should derive from the people

How education can STEAM ahead in NH

A new Manchester program would enable students to earn a minimum of one year of college credits by the time they graduate high school at no cost

Clinics meet a growing need for dental services

Oral health programs are successful when they build strong relationships with their community

Stop the unethical merry-go-round

Despite costly fraud and scandal, nothing is being done to train citizens and future business leaders in the simple task of proper behavior
Q&A with Jordan Institute Executive Director Laura Richardson

Q&A with Jordan Institute Executive Director Laura Richardson

Laura Richardson took a unique journey to become the executive director of The Jordan Institute, the Concord-based nonprofit and energy-efficiency advocacy organization.
The recipe for opening  a successful restaurant

The recipe for opening a successful restaurant

As two new Portsmouth eateries exemplify, it takes confidence, location and money
Signs of economic life in New Hampshire

Signs of economic life in New Hampshire

N.H. is not quite back to normal, but for the first time in years, all signs are pointing in a positive direction
Benefits increase sought for N.H. jobless

Benefits increase sought for N.H. jobless

The last hike took effect in 2002
Wood pellet furnace rebates offered to N.H. businesses

Wood pellet furnace rebates offered to N.H. businesses

Up to $50,000 for eligible equipment
Second Financial Literacy Forum planned for February

Second Financial Literacy Forum planned for February

Event will look at effects on N.H. families, employees
Third insurer plans to enter N.H. marketplace in '15

Third insurer plans to enter N.H. marketplace in '15

‘N.H. is a market crying out for competition,’ says the firm’s CEO