Columns

'Listening' to Blacks Shouldn't Be Conditional

July 1, 2020

Rev. Dean Nelson Chairman, Douglass Leadership Institute Too many whites on the right and left only want to listen to Blacks who agree with them on everything. The horrifying murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd has sparked unprecedented ...

Coronavirus, collections and court rules

July 1, 2020

Jacob Kahn From food service to airlines to manufacturing, COVID-19 has turned every industry in the world on its head. There is talk of cinema chains and airlines going bankrupt, small businesses being erased, and university enrollment dropping. Some have ...

Protests are acts of patriotism

July 1, 2020

Brian Cox Legal News The black American’s centuries-long struggle to secure justice and equality from their government is the most enduring embodiment of the radical principles and lofty ideals upon which this country was established. The current protests ...

Latest trend in executive compensation: To include diversity and inclusion or not?

July 1, 2020

Amanda Dernovshek Foster Swift Companies are increasingly tying executive compensation to diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives in an effort to increase female and minority representation among the workforce and management. Despite progress in recent ...

State official encourages insurers to be flexible on payment of insurance premiums

July 1, 2020

Kevin Komar Sinas Dramis By now you are probably feeling a little unsecure about short-term finances and about paying for automobile insurance for a car you may not be using. The State of Michigan’s Director of the Department of Insurance and Financial ...

Pros and cons of relying on instinct and intuition in negotiations

July 1, 2020

by Paul F. Monicatti “The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant.” Albert Einstein Numerous publications, recordings, seminars, and courses are devoted to the study of negotiation. Many of them profess to reveal ...