David O'Toole, President of Labor Cost Control in Worcester, talks about controlling labor costs in a tough economy.
Michael Covino, principal of Niche Hospitality Group and chair of the Canal District Business Association talks about running three local, independent restaurants in a tough economy.
Drawing on previously unknown sources, unpublished letters, and
unprecedented access to all the key figures, author and journalist
Philip Norman gives us the most complete and revealing portrait of John
Lennon that is ever likely to be published.
Jeff Hunter of Assumption College & Robert Thomas of the Martin
Luther King Jr. Business Empowerment Center. They'll talk about fighting poverty and giving hope with a college education.
ANYONE WHO HAS WALKED BAREFOOT ACROSS A PARKING LOT ON A HOT SUMMER DAY
KNOWS THAT BLACKTOP IS EXCEPTIONALLY GOOD AT SOAKING UP THE SUN'S
WARMTH.NOW RESEARCH HAS FOUND A WAY TO USE THAT HEAT SOAKING PROPERTY
FOR AN ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCE.THROUGH ASPHALT,THE RESEARCHES ARE
DEVELOPING A SOLAR COLLECTOR THAT COULD TURN ROADS AND PARKING LOTS
INTO AN INEXPENSIVE SOURCE OF ELECTRICITY ANS HOT WATER. More Information at: http://pavement.wpi.edu/Research_Heat.html
Tom Bloch former chairman of H&R Block gave up a million dollar a year job to become a middle school math teach in an urban setting.This amazing story of giving back to the community has put Bloch on the front line of the education issue.His willingness to leave corporate America and become a math teacher is both inspiring and unique.With a soft spoken down to earth manner Bloch explains his motivations and the thrill he gets from making a difference in a childs life.
Investment guru and author Clark Winter shows that clear thinking, common sense and assessing the right information will give anyone the tools to invest with confidence and prosper financially.His new book "The Either Or Investor" is filled with no-nonsense strategies that will boost your bottom line and help the novice investor to feel comfortable about financial markets.
Sunday August 17 “Gaspipe” by Phil CarloAnthony "Gaspipe" Casso is currently serving thirteen consecutive life sentences plus 455 years at a federal prison in Colorado. Now, for the first time, the head of a mob family has granted complete and total access to a journalist. Casso has given New York Times bestselling author Philip Carlo the most intimate, personal look into the world of La Cosa Nostra ever seen. This is his shocking story
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