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State asks Russell
to admit wrongdoing

The New York Department of State wants Richard Russell to sign a statement admitting wrongdoing in the failure of the Prudential R.J. Russell Realtors. Meanwhile, the state agency, which oversees professional licensing, is still weighing whether to turn findings of ...

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Outlook bright for B&L
as China market leader

The contact-lens market in China is expanding 30 percent to 40 percent a year with no end to the growth in sight. That fact is good news for Bausch & Lomb Inc., whose Beijing Bausch & Lomb Eyecare Co. Ltd. ...

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Appelate court sides with Kodak
in claim filed by Videk execs

Two former managers of a 1980s Eastman Kodak Co. venture lost their appeal of a 1995 decision that absolved Kodak of breaking a contract with them. The Appellate Division of the state Supreme Court unanimously affirmed a decision by Justice ...

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Social Security system
not in danger, chief says

Social Security needs some fine-tuning, but the system remains viable and is not going broke. Social Security Commissioner Shirley Chater brought that message to Rochester last Friday as part of a nationwide tour to promote the program’s success. She spoke ...

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UR international-relations
program grows

The University of Rochester is expanding its international-relations program to increase recruitment of overseas students and business relationships with alumni and companies. UR began the international-relations program in 1992, but an official trip to the Pacific Rim countries last spring ...

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Rochester Tel
tariff plan opposed

A local competitor has asked the state Public Service Commission to reject a plan to eliminate charges on some of Rochester Telephone Corp.’s call-forwarding and voice mail services. The proposed tariff would drop some toll charges when customers access voice ...

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PSC orders resale
discounts for Frontier’s rivals

The New York State Public Service Commission today ruled that Rochester Telephone Corp. must offer discounts of more than 15 percent to its rivals reselling local phone service in Rochester. The PSC ruled that Rochester Telephone–a subsidiary of Frontier Corp.– ...

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Five years later, Leadership Rochester’s first grads look back

It just goes to show you, he says, that the address for trouble is not always Joseph Avenue or Cuba Place. “It doesn’t matter who you are or where you’re from–the problems are always there,” he says. Holahan, a labor-relations ...

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Executives tap coaching
for advice, conditioning

From the corporate bench, an executive coach can take a good thing and make it even better. For senior executives already adept at playing well, coaches are being used more frequently to foster a higher level of executive development. The ...

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Keuka chairman to
assume post of interim president

Frank Strong Jr., chairman of Keuka College’s board of trustees, will become the institution’s interim president on Jan. 1. “It is with enthusiasm that I begin my tenure as interim president of Keuka College, knowing firsthand what a tremendous experience ...

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Education doesn’t have
to happen in a classroom

What was Bill Gates’ first step in becoming a CEO? He dropped out of Harvard. Most executives don’t follow this career plan. But most executives are not as alike as one might think. When asked what has been their most ...

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Knowledge workers
hard to manage

Trying to manage knowledge workers in a “high-performance system” can be especially challenging because those workers–who already feel empowered–are likely to be skeptical of the new system and its effect on their compensation or promotion. So says recent research by ...

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Executive Education key to non-profits’ success

“I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.” –Indira Gandhi By GERALD J. ARCHIBALD Non-profits columnist I write this article with full knowledge of the inherent risks. In this case, I run ...

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John Lincoln:
A farmer with a clear view of the future

The year is 1911. It is a time of big -business beginnings and breakthrough technology. William Randolph Hearst is amassing his newspaper empire. George Eastman is changing the face of photography at Eastman Kodak Co. And as New York farmers ...

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The Next Step Magazine Inc.

Many people look at their college degree and their business card and wonder how they are related. When Kristina Hutch Matthews and David Mammano looked at their degrees, they decided to help answer that question by creating a career magazine ...

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