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SourceMedia’s Mid-Market Pulse Index Suggests Energy Sector Peak Has Passed

According to the fifth report in SourceMedia’s Mid-Market Pulse (MMP), dealmakers expect M&A in the energy section to fall behind the overall market and other high-growth sectors such as healthcare and financial services over the next 12 months. The MMP, published by Mergers & Acquisitions in partnership with McGladrey LLP, is a forward-looking sentiment indicator that monitors near-and intermediate-term outlook for merger and acquisition activity within the middle market.

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A CEO’s Guide to Building a Strong Organization

A chief executive officer we once worked with, when asked what he thought was the biggest failure mode that could happen, smiled and said, “Well, becoming a CEO is like getting into your dream relationship. You either become the happiest person when it does work, or the most bitter when it doesn’t.”

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Hawks CEO Takes Lead on Apology After Racism Scandal

Atlanta Hawks CEO and co-owner Steve Koonin on Saturday released an open letter of apology to Hawks’ fans, players and the City of Atlanta. The letter follows a week of turmoil within the Hawks organization after it was revealed that top members of the club’s management made racially charged comments.

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