Workaholics vs high performers

“I’m a recovering workaholic,” admits Jullien Gordon, a nationally recognized speaker and founding partner of New Higher, in a recent LinkedIn post. Workaholism, he says, looks similar to high performance on the outside — but they’re actually nothing alike. Gordon has spent the last year doing research and conducting experimentsContinue Reading

Shareholders in Allergan Inc. and Hillshire Brands Co. have faced a big dilemma in the past month: Each company is the subject of hostile takeover bids. In the case of Hillshire, the first hostile bid by Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. at US$45 per share set off a bidding war, with TysonContinue Reading

Many alternative investments, whether in the area of real estate, private equity, hedge funds, infrastructure or more complex structured products, require investors to tie up their capital for periods ranging from four months to 10 years or more. In most cases, there is no secondary market for these securities, soContinue Reading