Attorney surrenders license after admitting theft (Times-Dispatch)
The case involving Kyle Cornelia Leftwich is now in the hands of Hopewell Commonwealth’s Attorney Richard K. Newman, who said yesterday that he intends to seek criminal charges against Leftwich after the matter was referred to his office by the Virginia State Bar. Leftwich worked at Marks & Harrison as a disability-law specialist from September 1994 until her termination in June.
Portsmouth sues developer over stalled hotel (Virginian-Pilot)
The Economic Development Authority filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking $210,000 from a company for being nearly two years late in building a hotel near downtown.
An Effort to Adapt a European-Style Tool to U.S. Mortgages (NY Times)
With banks looking for alternative methods to finance mortgages, some analysts are promoting covered bonds, an instrument popular in Europe since the 18th century.
Gridlock in Washington may not help the economy, stocks (USA Today)
Wall Street isn’t so sure that divided government, or legislative gridlock, will be as good for stocks as history suggests if the Republicans win at the polls today and capture a larger share of congressional power.
How to Manage a Sales Pipeline (Inc.)
Building and managing a sales pipeline – that is, the amount of business you intend to close in a given period – can be critical to your business’s success. Here are six tips from the experts.
Five Secrets of Charismatic Leadership (Business Week)
Even if you lack charisma, you can still mobilize your team by following a tried-and-true formula, writes Nick Tasler, who points out that introverts often outperform extroverts at the top.
Football’s true Patriot (Fortune)
Robert Kraft has turned New England into a football juggernaut. Now all he has to do is save the NFL.