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What does the 'new normal' mean for your firm's culture?

May 29, 2020

Karen Natzel, BridgeTower Media Newswires Change has been thrust upon businesses in 2020. With recognition that we won’t be returning to “normal,” the conversation has shifted to definition of a “new normal.” More people are ...

Road funding will be affected by the pandemic

May 29, 2020

James M. Hohman, Mackinac Center for Public Policy People are driving less during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the state government’s fuel tax revenue is falling. The state uses this money to pay for road repairs, and road funding was the biggest ...

More people are dying in American prisons - here's how they face the end of their lives

May 29, 2020

Martha Hurley, University of Dayton (THE CONVERSATION) — Outbreaks of coronavirus have hit prison populations particularly hard – but for many inmates in the U.S., illness and the prospect of dying behind bars already existed. Advocacy groups ...

Why COVID-19 immunity passports may violate U.S. law

May 29, 2020

Seema Mohapatra, Indiana University (THE CONVERSATION) — As the COVID-19 crisis wreaks havoc across the globe, a handful of countries, including Germany, Chile and the United States, are mulling the use of immunity passports to make clear who is immune ...

SEC clarifies varying roles of financial professionals

May 29, 2020

By Patricia Foster BridgeTower Media Newswires   Last year the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission adopted a package of rules, forms and interpretations designed to enhance the experience of the retail investor. Collectively, these developments are ...

The 5 steps of habit building

May 29, 2020

Maura Mazurowski, BridgeTower Media Newswires According to a study by Duke University, habits account for about 40% of human behavior every day. That means roughly half of people’s daily activities are performed almost the same ways each and every day. Our ...