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Ethical leadership is essential, but virtuousness is required for optimal performance (access required)

Data derived from many sources uniformly confirm what one might suspect — ethical leadership has a demonstrable positive impact on employee engagement and reduces misconduct. The Ethics Resource Center’s many National and Global Business Ethics Surveys that began in 1994, ...

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Attracting and retaining talent in a YOLO world (access required)

From enrolling in a full-time MBA program to going all in on a lifelong dream of becoming a professional musician, a few of our high-performing, much-loved team members are leaving the agency to pursue a passion. And it sure is bittersweet.   As a mother, I feel an almost maternal sense of pride ...

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Guidance on investing in SPACs (access required)

Investor enthusiasm for SPACs continued apace during the first quarter with upwards of 400 initial public offerings raising $125 billion. In this column we look behind the headlines and the hype in an effort to provide readers with some very basic information about ...

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Bills would be wise to sign Josh Allen to long-term deal

The Josh Allen contract extension chatter got me to thinking about when Jim Kelly signed his five-year contract for $8 million in the summer of 1986. It was the most lucrative deal in Buffalo Bills and National Football League history. ...

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Value investing: Will patience be rewarded? (access required)

All of the major equity indices are close to their all-time highs at the moment, in a secular bull market that has just entered its thirteenth year. In terms of total return, a growth style of investing has far exceeded ...

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Rebuilding a more inclusive small business sector (access required)

The nation’s economic recovery accelerated once again in March, pushing closer to pre-pandemic job levels. Buoyed by gains in sectors like leisure and hospitality, education and construction, the jobs picture continues to improve from the COVID-induced depths of last spring. ...

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What employers need to know about the new COBRA subsidy (access required)

One of Congress’s goals in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was to provide continued health care coverage to employees who lose their health coverage as a consequence of the pandemic. The federal government achieved this goal by agreeing to pick up the cost of employees’ COBRA coverage ...

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