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5/25/2017

Leaders need to ensure that the compassion they offer to employees doesn't devalue or dishonor the work of others, writes Dan Rockwell. "Compassion calls for exceptional performance from capable team members," he argues.

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5/25/2017

Big Four firms saw increased revenue from consulting as the US management consulting market grew by 7.1% to $58.7 billion in 2016, according to a Source Global Research report released Tuesday. Demand for cybersecurity consulting helped drive the growth, accounting for $7.1 billion in revenue.

5/25/2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board will meet on June 1 to consider adopting new requirements for the auditor's report. The board has proposed requiring auditors to provide information on the most challenging, subjective or complex aspects of an audit.

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5/25/2017

Odds are when you die, 45 people won't try to claim to be heirs to your multimillion-dollar fortune. Nevertheless, there are lessons to be learned from Prince's untimely death without a will.

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5/25/2017

President Donald Trump's proposed FY 2018 budget includes a new proposal to give the Internal Revenue Service authority to regulate paid tax return preparers and a requirement that taxpayers have a valid Social Security number to claim the earned income and child tax credits.

5/25/2017

Almost everyone has put off important tasks at some point, but there are many misconceptions about procrastination that may be confusing the issue. Here's a look at six such myths.

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NBC News
5/25/2017

Consumers may be eager to protect new smartphones with accessories and warranty programs. But which products are really necessary?

5/25/2017

The House's American Health Care Act now being reviewed by the Senate would leave 23 million more residents without insurance by 2026 than under existing law, according to the Congressional Budget Office. If adopted as-is by the Senate, the AHCA would reduce the federal deficit by $119 billion over the same time period.

5/25/2017

Hedge funds are betting on US Treasurys as global volatility rises. The shift means bonds are coming back into favor.

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5/25/2017

Rogers was CFO at Heico Cos.

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