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Milo the Dog has had a golden impact on Red Wings baseball, community

They had trained together five days a week for nearly six months in the backyard solitude of Josh Snyder’s rural home. And although Milo the golden retriever seemed to have this baseball bat fetching routine down pat, Snyder still worried ...

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5 things to consider before deciding to work for yourself (access required)

When people ask me what I do, now that I’m out of television, I simply say, “I have my own business.” The reaction is always the same. “Wow, that’s so awesome, you’re so strong.” “Good for you.” “You’re so brave, ...

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Until debt do us part (access required)

Jarrett Felton

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”  – Mark Twain Money and wealth are very sensitive topics for most people. Another related, perhaps most sensitive topic — one that stirs up emotions and stress — is debt. I suspect ...

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Ending violent crime requires building trust between police, community (access required)

Rochester has recently been the recipient of many state, federal and private investments that create a true path for transformational change. Governor Hochul, along with our federal delegation including Senator Schumer, Senator Gillibrand, and Congressman Morelle, have all made announcements that ...

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Four ways to prepare your business for the future of digital payments (access required)

Digital transformation continues to sweep the country — especially as more companies and their customers embrace digital payment technologies. Here are four areas where KeyBank can help your business embrace the future of digital payments both with consumers and other ...

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“Rounding Errors” Can Add Up Quickly (access required)

It’s time to talk about time. For many employees, their lunch break is a time when they can step away from the grind, fill their bellies, recharge their batteries for the rest of their shift, and maybe even run a ...

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Opining on Brandon Beane, SU hoops, a poor investment, baseball’s return

If you pressed me to rank the most indispensable Buffalo Bills of this glorious era, I’d go with quarterback Josh Allen in the top spot, followed by general manager Brandon Beane and coach Sean McDermott. Obviously, you need talented players ...

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Insider trading: The case of misappropriation theory (access required)

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has become increasingly aggressive in bringing insider trading charges. In this first of two columns on the topic of insider trading, we discuss a case that has the potential to expand commonly understood ...

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Topics that don’t focus on COVID-19 for nonprofit leaders (access required)

For obvious reasons, COVID-19-19 and the many elements of disruption it has caused continue to dominate conversation at organizations of all types. This month we commemorate two years since the widespread effects of COVID-19 first hit the United States, along ...

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March worldwide water, climate events are close to home (access required)

March marks two worldwide awareness events for the environment: World Water Day and Earth Hour. In Rochester, New York, these events connect us to the global community and are also particularly close to home in light of recent developments with ...

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Employees are leaving left and right. What’s a company to do? (access required)

The “Great Resignation,” “Great Attrition,” “Great Renegotiation” — whatever you call the mass-quitting trend, it’s not going to let up any time soon: Recent polls reveal that 23% to 40% of employees plan to leave their job within the next ...

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Mentoring is an art passed from one generation to the next (access required)

Ahhh, what to say about the important art of mentoring? It is certainly an art and, in preparation for this article, I actually did some research that suggests it is an art that has been around for a very, very ...

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Let’s set an example with our collaborative spirit (access required)

Rochester has been plagued for decades with issues of turf, silos, competition, political dysfunction, and infighting. These have often either reduced or completely thwarted the real progress that we have been capable of achieving. With that said, the Greater Rochester ...

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Insights from sports management industry veterans (access required)

It is hard not to have sports and entertainment on our minds this time of year. The Olympics are underway, the Super Bowl was hosted in a new, state-of-the-art stadium, RIT Division I men’s and women’s hockey are in full ...

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