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Icebreakers are great.  When you get people together to work on things, getting them to know each other will spur on other positive results. We definitely have...
James Robinson and R. Simantov, Fine Jewlery and Silver, is now open at 2 South Beach Street

When two extraordinary artists come together in one store, magic happens.  Reubin Simantov and James Boening, colleagues for over twenty years, opened their...

There has been a lot a great dialogue recently about the core beliefs of mentally strong people. I discussed this as a topic in my bi-weekly “Coaching at The...
Anchored Law, LLC

Contracts are at the heart of much of what we do in life. For example, we enter into contracts with cell phone service providers, cable companies, contractors...
Nantucket Oldest House

“Nothing can strike as much fear in a parent’s heart than a rainy vacation day.”   That’s a sentence  from my dissertation on summer vacation history, 1880 -...

What is mediation? Mediation is a process by which two or more parties involved in a dispute can work together with the help of a neutral third-party mediator...
Flower vendor on Main Street

Hospitality Matters! Wow!  The crowds are really coming to the island.  From my desk at the Chamber I can see the line of vehicles backing up behind the curve...
Memorial Day Parade on Washington Street, Nantucket

Memorial Day has always been a special time for me.  Like Nantucket today, my small home town in New Hampshire had a parade with military personnel carrying...
2015 Chamber summer party at Westmoor Club

The Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce has over 700 members representing all aspects of our local economy.  Our members are: Retail merchants, restaurants,...

Every time you shout, you change the conversation...

We all do it. Our voices tense up. Especially when we want to make a point, or want to make sure the other person understands our point. Or worse, we speak...

Are you so skittish about damaging a relationship or de-motivating a team member that you don’t give developmental feedback? You are not alone. It is...

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