“Big doin’s.” That’s what my grandma would say anytime there was something exciting happening.
You may have recently read the National Urban League’s 2017 State of Black America Report or Urban League of Greater Madison Dr. Ruben Anthony’s recent assessment of the state of black America.
As you might know I have a hunger for reading, but more importantly it’s a hunger for actually thinking about what I read and then doing something with it.
On the state capitol grounds in South Carolina stands a statue that should be far more offensive in the early 21st century than anything erected in honor of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
We employers have all been there: an employee quits without notice and still possesses uniforms or equipment that belong to the company. Or worse, the employee is disgruntled and damages property of the company on her way out.
To find an organization that has designed a culture of winning, look no further than this year’s NBA champions, the Golden State Warriors.
I’m definitely a creature of habit. I ride my bike — on the exact same route — every Saturday and Sunday.
In one of my recent Dale Carnegie classes we had a manager who proudly proclaimed she was from the East Coast and frankly did not believe the least little bit in the importance of getting to know her people on a personal basis.
Have you ever heard of Shark Tank? I’m not talking about diving deep into the ocean to watch sharks lurk about from behind bars. The ABC television show broadcasts businessmen and women looking to gain investments in their homegrown products and services.
Before the post-Labor Day rush back to work, pick one of these strategies to implement to before things pick back up in September.
After much anticipation and speculation, the final regulations changing the salary basis test for determining exemption status have arrived. Among other changes, the final regulations have more than doubled the amount that employees must minimally be paid in order to be considered exempt. This is no small matter, as it is anticipated that millions of currently exempt employees will be affected.
Last week, I was engaged in a "spirited discussion" about the Confederate marker tucked away in a dark corner of a Madison cemetery.
Years ago, a great teacher told a class I attended that proactive listening is the path to great success.
There is a noteworthy project going on right now to celebrate and, more importantly, learn from the 14-year term of Governor Tommy G. Thompson.
When it comes to managing data security, many in business hit a flat note.