“Big doin’s.” That’s what my grandma would say anytime there was something exciting happening.
In nearly every arena of our society, there is a measurable increase in “bad behavior.”
The clean up from Hurricane Harvey has just begun. In addition to the tragic loss of life (35 known dead), initial estimates suggest it could be one of if not the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history.
[Yesterday, Gov. Scott Walker signed] legislation endorsing the framework of an incentive package for the Foxconn Technology Group, which is poised to make a $10-billion investment in the state.
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.
In this tough labor market, employers are looking to keep employees and make the most of them.
I’m definitely a creature of habit. I ride my bike — on the exact same route — every Saturday and Sunday.
I believe it is fair to say that most of us, by the time we have been out in the real world of life and work, have encountered bumps in the road.
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.
When is your customer’s enthusiasm the highest? After a great experience, right? After you’ve done something awesome, your customer WANTS to support you and tell other people.
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.
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I’ve been at a couple networking events recently, including an industry trade show, where the prime topic of conversation centered on what a great summer it’s been and how hard it is to get back into the swing of things.
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.
Hillary Clinton recently created a stir among her critics by suggesting the future is female, and while she didn’t mention a particular realm, in the short term she might be more accurate about the business world than about politics.
There are more places under states of emergency than I can ever recall.