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On Sept. 22, several teams participated in the first annual Independent Living Golf Outing at Hawks Landing in Verona. The event grossed about $30,000 for Independent Living Inc.

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Mind Your Business

with Corey Chambas

The value of relationships

Every weekend when I bike along a portion of the local trail, I get stopped and asked to show my trail pass. At first this was a source of frustration, as I am somewhat obsessed with tracking my average speed, and this slows me down.

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Legal Login

with contributors from Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek

The next big thing in technology: 3 top challenges of ‘The Internet of Things’

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to “smart” devices that transmit data via the Internet through both wired and wireless communication. These devices use sensors embedded in physical objects to follow programmed commands or to “learn” behavioral patterns through data collection.

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Investing in a rising interest rate environment

After six years of holding interest rates at record low levels, the Federal Reserve recently began a subtle campaign that suggests interest rates will soon be rising. This month, while reiterating its longstanding position to keep short-term interest rates near zero for a “considerable time,” the Fed announced two important steps toward beginning the process of raising interest rates: the end of quantitative easing and two new interest rate hiking mechanisms.

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Leader to Leader

with Terry Siebert

Chasing your dreams in stressful times

In our training, we constantly coach our participants to have a positive vision of future success and a plan to reach it. You have probably heard that any road will get you there if you don’t know where you’re going. It’s all about leading an intentional life. Establishing a powerful personal vision is work. Following through on that work can be even more challenging.

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Why a woman needs an MBA to succeed in business

Ideas are nothing. Execution is everything. While women may have many ideas for starting their own businesses, or for improving an existing business, the problem is that far too few of us can execute those ideas.

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Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

Venture capital is a roller coaster, and Wisconsin is along for the ride

The good news: Venture capital investments in Wisconsin through the first three-quarters of 2014 are already double all venture investments last year, and the number of deals is approaching an all-time annual high for the state.

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Blaska's Bring It!

with David Blaska

Scott Walker gives a liberal answer on Milwaukee crime

Speaking of Friday’s gubernatorial debate, Our Ms. Burke was asked if she would undo Act 10. She never answered nor did the panelists, sworn to keep the candidates on task, demand an answer.

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Blaska's Bring It!

with David Blaska

Jobs, schmobs! Walker-Burke is about the teachers unions

This governor’s race is giving me the heebie-jeebies. It’s closer than a busy locker room gymnasium in August. Here is what the Wisconsin governor’s race is not about: It’s not about jobs, the button issue Democratic challenger Mary Burke pushes hardest. It’s about three things.

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Market and economic update: U.S. markets worry about European slowdown

After the important September employment report, last week’s release of September Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting minutes and August data for job openings and turnover seems to pale in comparison. However, the FOMC minutes indicated the committee discussed concerns about the impact on the U.S. economy from slowing growth across the eurozone.

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Financial Perspectives

with Michael Dubis, CFP

Build a plan for making the most of college

College and tech schools just started a new semester. Seniors in high school, often with the help of their parents, are getting close to finalizing their post-high school plans. Many will look to college or tech school. Some college students are starting to think about grad school. Whatever the next step, this is a critical time for students to make clear plans about their future.

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Transportation Matters

with Craig Thompson

Vote to protect transportation fund on Nov. 4

In my last blog, I talked about a proposed constitutional amendment to protect the state transportation fund. The headline was “One issue we can (almost) all agree on this November.”

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Get ready to upgrade if you use Windows Server 2003

If your business uses Windows Server 2003 as its server operating system, it’s important to communicate to your IT staff that all security updates, fixes, and support from Microsoft will end as of July 14, 2015.

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Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

Solving Wisconsin’s startup puzzle — one piece at a time

During his “Rise of the Rest” tour stop in Madison, venture capitalist and AOL.com founder Steve Case said Wisconsin’s capital city would rank among the top 20 communities for startups in the United States — “barely” — and if entrepreneurs continue to work hard, it could be among the top 10 within a decade.

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Blaska's Bring It!

with David Blaska

Seeing and tasting a wealth of beauty in Wisconsin’s hill and farm country

One of the best things I’ve done this year is driving the Farm/Art DTour last weekend. It’s part of the now-concluded, 10-day Reedsburg Fermentation Fest, which includes seminars on making your own yogurt, mozzarella, ethanol, and Japanese miso — among many other things.

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