Michael Kors Is Close to Buying Versace for $2 Billion — TIME

Handbag maker Michael Kors Holding Ltd. is nearing an agreement to buy Gianni Versace SpA after the Italian fashion house known for its baroque designs drew interest from several suitors, people familiar with the plans said. Michael Kors may announce a deal as early as this week that values Versace at about $2 billion, said… via … Continue reading Michael Kors Is Close to Buying Versace for $2 Billion — TIME

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Sirius to Acquire Pandora in $3.5 Billion Online Radio Deal — TIME

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. said it will acquire Pandora Media Inc. in a $3.5 billion deal, helping the satellite-radio company expand into online music. The all-stock transaction values Pandora at $10.14 a share, about 12 percent more than the company’s closing price on Friday. Sirius already has a 15 percent stake in Oakland, California-based Pandora,… via … Continue reading Sirius to Acquire Pandora in $3.5 Billion Online Radio Deal — TIME

5 Ways to Choose Important Over Urgent — Leadership Freak

People tend to choose urgent tasks they can complete quickly and put off important tasks that take longer to complete. (The Mere Urgency Effect) Important tasks take longer and are more demanding than unimportant urgencies. The Mere Urgency Effect: You tend to delay important tasks by saying, “Just let me finish this and I’ll do […] … Continue reading 5 Ways to Choose Important Over Urgent — Leadership Freak