April 11, 2021

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Business faces tricky path navigating post-Trump politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than a half-century, the voice emerging from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s monolithic, Beaux Arts-styled building near the White House was predictable: It was the embodiment of American business and, more specifically, a shared set of interests with the Republican Party.

The party’s bond with corporate America, however, is fraying.

Fissures have burst open over the GOP’s embrace of conspiracy theories and rejection of mainstream climate science, as well as its dismissal of the 2020 election outcome. The most recent flashpoint was in Georgia, where a new Republican-backed law restricting voting rights drew harsh criticism

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How competitive chops can put you on the path to success in the world of finance

I was fortunate to grow up with parents that had two different qualities – my mother was a teacher and education was her highest priority.  But her kindness, unconditional love, and support enabled me to have confidence at a very young age. 

My father was – and still is – in the finance and had a strong work ethic both in business and in his personal life. He would work endless hours at his business, but he also prioritized his health and limited stress through exercise.  He ran every day, regardless of the weather – something I came to appreciate

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