The Underpaid and Under-Employed Need Protections Too

The Underpaid and Under-Employed Need Protections Too

COVID caused Congress to respond a few months ago, but now as the CARES Act and other protections expire, Congressional action is missing. What form of stimulus emerges, who knows. For the moment, it looks like the additional $600 in unemployment is out, to the cheers...
B2B Selling During COVID

B2B Selling During COVID

An old colleague of mine recently posted on Facebook, “Life/business will not return to normal until we can get stuff done face to face.” While there is some truth to that, if we are going to live in our COVID world for another year, companies cannot wait...
M&A Deal Volume is Falling

M&A Deal Volume is Falling

COVID, as I predicted many months ago, is taking a toll on M&A. In the first half of 2020, the value of mergers and acquisitions fell 50% from the year-earlier period to the lowest level since the depths of the euro-zone debt crisis. Source: BloombergData shows...