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Penguin Publishing yesterday said that it will indefinitely delay publication of a new management strategies book from venture capitalist John Doerr. The trouble is that Doerr's co-author, BetterWorks CEO Kris Duggan, was just hit with a sexual harassment and assault suit by a former BetterWorks employee.

Axios already received a preview copy of the book, which primarily extols the virtues of OKRs (Objectives & Key Results). It includes a forward from Alphabet CEO Larry Page, who credits Doerr's introduction of OKRs at Google for much of the company's organizational success.

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Federal Reserve expands lending program for small businesses

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell at a news conference in 2019. Photo: Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images

The Federal Reserve said on Friday it would again lower the minimum loan size for its pandemic-era small business program.

Details: Businesses and nonprofits will be able to borrow a minimum of $100,000 from the facility, down from $250,000 — a move that might attract smaller businesses that don't need as hefty of a loan. Since the program launched earlier this year, the minimum loan size has been reduced twice.

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How Trump and Biden would steer the future of transportation

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President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden would likely steer automotive policy in different directions over the next four years, potentially changing the industry's road map to the future.

Why it matters: The auto industry is on the cusp of historic technological changes and the next president — as well as the next Congress — could have an extraordinary influence on how the future of transportation plays out.