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Les Otten’s Last Resort

Once upon a time, Les Otten saved Fenway Park. Now the former Red Sox co-owner is facing an even steeper challenge: spending more than $150 million to turn a derelict ski resort into the largest retreat for the wealthy New England has ever seen.

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Get to Know Shira Goodman, President and CEO of Staples

The 55-year-old Newton resident—a veteran of the office-supply giant who’s racked up degrees from Princeton, Harvard, and MIT—tells us why there’s nothing worse than getting to Logan when the Sox are in town and reveals the most important words an executive will ever need to know.