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Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

November 2015

11/23/15

What do millennials want? It’s a question communities should answer

Ian Abston, the energetic young co-founder of NEWaukee, began his presentation to Sauk County’s economic development leaders by confronting head-on the question of how people view the millennial generation.

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11/17/15

Changes in food industry can work to Wisconsin’s long-term advantage

The announced closing of the Oscar Mayer plant in Madison has unleashed no small amount of finger-pointing over who should have known what and when, but the harsh truth of the matter is there was very little any local or state politician could have done to prevent it.

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11/10/15

Ebb and flow of the economy is on display in Wisconsin

“Creative destruction” is the constant process of economic upheaval that defines capitalism. When economist Joseph Schumpeter first wrote about it in the 1940s, he described it as the “process of industrial mutation that incessantly revolutionizes the economic structure from within, incessantly destroying the old one, incessantly creating a new one.”

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11/02/15

Women gaining ground as entrepreneurs and investors in nation, Wisconsin

By any measure, Sue Marks is a successful businesswoman. She’s launched three human resources companies — the latest of which was combined with another firm and renamed Cielo, which is based in Brookfield and has 1,300 employees worldwide.

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Tom Still is president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. He is the former associate editor of the Wisconsin State Journal.

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