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Shaking off cabin fever

Shaking off cabin fever

Local children got outdoors and made the most of the winter wonderland at Aldo Leopold Nature Center Feb. 9.

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Chelsey Dequaine, designCraft Advertising

Chelsey Dequaine, designCraft Advertising

IB’s Professional of the Week is the premier way to meet Dane County’s professionals. This week features Chelsey Dequaine, director of social media strategy, designCraft Advertising.

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Recent Blogs

Making Madison

with Buckley Brinkman

That old broken record sound

My one message repeated over and over again is that the body gap is overtaking the skills gap and impacting all of our lives.

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The Gray Area

with Donna Gray

Coaching: Off the field and into the office

Coaching team members is like being a pep squad, rooting for the home team and offering good advice, hints, and tips that will help the mentees move ahead in their positions.

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Open Mic

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Beyond standing desks: How ergonomics can help you thrive at work

While there are many factors that can influence how we feel during the day, the configuration of your work area — the place where you spend most of your time working — has a major effect on our overall health and wellbeing.

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Leader to Leader

with Terry Siebert

Why do we have so much trouble finding common ground?

It seems that many of us have lost that gracious ability to agree to disagree, and then try to figure out a way to resolve whatever issue is at hand.

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Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

In President Trump’s Washington, people in both parties looking for clarity

Mr. Trump’s Washington can be a confusing place. The same president who vowed to “drain the swamp” is himself mired in the muck of investigations, palace intrigue, questions about his past, and congressional relations that range from guarded to openly skeptical.

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Exit Stage Right

with Martha Sullivan

Don't find yourself saying 'I wish I had known …'

Many business owners tell me “I wish I had known” after they have been through the wringer of selling their business.

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Open Mic

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act — What’s in it for you?

What follows is a high-level summary of relevant provisions of the TCJA that may affect you or your business.

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Employee poaching made easier: Non-solicitation of employee provisions in Wisconsin are subject to strict requirements for enforceability

Most employers are aware that in Wisconsin, agreements that restrict an employee’s post-employment competition must be narrowly written to be enforced under Wisconsin law.

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Need to finance a commercial construction project? Avoid these 4 common mistakes

Construction and development depend heavily on having the financial strength to complete growth projects while maintaining stability. For many businesses, that may require a commercial loan to provide the resources necessary to transition into new facilities, add on to existing properties, or purchase land for future growth.

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The importance of CRM in customer experience

We've all been there. A call into a customer service line and an automated voice appears.

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Making Madison

with Buckley Brinkman

Exponential change coming to Wisconsin

The more I learn, the more I’m convinced that transformational change will impact all of us in Wisconsin. This transformation disproportionately impacts manufacturing — our most prominent industry — so Wisconsin sits squarely in the change crosshairs.

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Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

Foxconn showing all signs they’re in Wisconsin to stay

There are still plenty of people in Wisconsin who think the Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group is giving the state a giant head fake.

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NLRB pendulum begins to swing back in favor of employers

In December 2017, the National Labor Relations Board and its general counsel were very active in reversing a number of decisions and initiatives issued under the Obama administration.

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Understanding lean construction and why it matters to business leaders

At this juncture in the 21st century, lean construction represents a relatively new and even revolutionary concept.

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Making Madison

with Buckley Brinkman

Are you ready for Foxconn?

I had an interesting week traveling the state and engaging business leaders from many different regions.

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Madison among best capital cities to live in

UW loses pediatric urology ranking

Arbor House bed and breakfast for sale

UW Credit Union adding Fitchburg branch

AmFam extends PGA contract

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Recent Comments

  • Sprecher’s closing

    That is a shame. Sprecher's is a unique and wonderful establishment. Their outside patio is a special venue to share an evening on a beautiful summer evening with family and friends. You will ...
  • Google raises the bar in website security with SSL

    If you have a personal blog or some kind of a smaller website, I would still advise on getting an SSL certificate. There are free ones you can use. As Google is insisting on SSL/HTTPS adoption I'm ...
  • NLRB pendulum begins to swing back in favor of employers

    What is missing from this article is the fact that in each case cited (and many more in process at the NLRB) worker rights and protections are being eroded. Worker rights and protections (union ...
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